The dates for MIRIC 2017 are July 9-15 (winds/brass/percussion and chorus), and July 18-23 (strings).

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Music Institute at Rhode Island College! MIRIC is an honors camp – admission is limited and will be based on a recorded audition.

To apply, the following materials must be received by May 12:

  1. A completed online application.
    Click here to submit your online application.
  2. An audition recording.

    • Attach a digital audio recording (mp3 format only) to an email sent to Please do not send uncompressed (WAV type) files.


    • Alternatively, provide a link in the online application to your recording on a file sharing service such as Dropbox, iTunes, YouTube, SoundCloud, etc.

    Note: String student should email for details about string auditions before submitting anything.

    Please make sure to identify your name and instrument in your recording. The recording should be between three and seven minutes in length, displaying two contrasting works demonstrating the level of your best musicianship. Instrumentalists do not need accompaniment. Repertoire should be selected from the standard classical repertoire of your choice.

  3. A letter of recommendation.

    A brief letter of recommendation from your school music teacher or private instructor is required. This can either be mailed to MIRIC, department of Music, Theatre, and Dance, Rhode Island College, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence, RI 02908; OR your teacher may send an email to

Scholarship assistance is available based on financial need and musical/balance needs of the ensembles.

To apply for need-based scholarships, please follow the instructions at the end of the online application process.

Click here to begin the application process for MIRIC!

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Page last updated: Thursday, January 26, 2017