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Roosevelt University: Music Conservatory at the Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA)

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Our application deadline for Fall 2022 has been extended to December 15th!

Application Deadlines

  • Fall 2022: December 15th
  • Summer 2022: February 15 (MA in Performing Arts Administration is a summer start only)

Thank you for your interest in the Music Conservatory of the Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA) at Roosevelt University! Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, CCPA is just steps away from the Chicago Symphony, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and many more of the nation's leading performing arts organizations.

Please note that all applicants to CCPA must first complete an application for admission, available here. Once that is submitted, all applicants must then complete a GetAcceptd Artistic Application, where audition preview** (undergraduate applicants) videos or pre-screens (graduate applicants), and resume will be submitted, and audition/interview will be scheduled.

**The audition preview is a presentation of two contrasting pieces.  It will not serve as a pre-screening but as a means of learning more about you prior to your audition.


Anyone auditioning in-person on campus must show proof of vaccination by their audition date. Starting Monday, August 16, 2021, all visitors/applicants to campus will be required to be fully vaccinated to enter the building. If visitors/applicants are not fully vaccinated, they will not be granted access to the building. Applicants are encouraged to submit their vaccination cards through the application portal or bring it the day of the audition (subject to change as guidance evolves).

Should you have any questions about our admission process, please contact the CCPA Office of Enrollment via email at You can also reach out to the Assistant Director of Admission, Outreach, & Engagement Amanda Horvath-Adair, at For technical questions, please visit the Acceptd Help Desk.

Good luck in the admission process, and we look forward to seeing you soon!