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    2022-2023 Middle School Auditions


    • Applications will be accepted from Monday, October 10, 2022 through NOON on Monday, November 21, 2022
    • Apply online here
    • Students can apply for up to 2 Apex Arts primes
    • Grade requirements for eligibility: See Magnet Brochure for more details


    • Auditions are required for all Apex Arts applicants
    • Auditions Dates - by appointment only:
      • Saturday, November 12, 2022 @ Bates Middle School
      • Saturday, December 3, 2022 @ Brooklyn Park Middle School
      • SNOW DATE (only if needed):  December 10, 2022 @ Brooklyn Park Middle School
    • All Apex Arts auditions will take place IN-PERSON this year.
    • Auditions appointments will be scheduled by the Apex Arts Office. Please plan accordingly. 
    • Reference Audition Guides for more information (scroll down).
    • If you are experiencing difficulty accessing an instrument, materials, or the needed technology to complete your audition, please reach out to the Apex Arts Office to determine if accommodations are available.


    • All auditions include an interview
    • See the Audition Guides for more information about the interview


    • Students must meet academic requirements to be eligible for the lottery
    • Students must score at least a 6 on an audition to be eligible for the lottery

    Apex Arts Middle School Information Nights (Virtual and In-Person)

    Bates Middle School:

      • IN-PERSON:  October 20, 2022, 6:00pm-8:00pm @ Bates Middle School
      • VIRTUAL:  November 7, 2022, 6:00pm-8:00pm

    Brooklyn Park Middle School:

      • VIRTUAL:  October 26, 2022, 12:00pm-1:00pm
      • IN-PERSON:  November 2, 2022, 6:00pm-8:00pm @ Brooklyn Park Middle School

    Apex Arts Recruitment Schedule 2022-23 - CLICK HERE

Apex Arts Late Auditions & Program Transfers

  • Late Applications: Spring 2023

    • All applications received after the Magnet Application Deadline will be added to list of applicants who will be eligible to participate in the Apex Arts program’s Late Auditions to be held this spring.

    • Late applications will be accepted until: March 31st @ Noon

    • Students must audition to be considered for eligibility: Spring Auditions: April 20th @ Studio 39 in Annapolis 6-8PM
    • Complete an application here
    • Late audition appointments will be scheduled once applications have been screened for academic eligibility. You will receive an email with the appointment information and detailed instructions about the process.

    Late Applications Information/Requirements and Program Transfers: details here

Audition Guides