Deadlines and Auditions
Application Deadlines for admittance to the School of Music for Fall 2020
Master of Music: December 15, 2019
M.A. and Ph.D. in Music: January 10, 2020
Undergraduate: January 15, 2020
Dates of live Undergraduate auditions:
• Toronto, February TBD
• Halifax, February TBD
• St. John's -- February 28-29*
*In the case of inclement weather, auditions will be moved to March 1.
Distance auditions are available by video conference; You can also send us audio/video in hard copy (DVD, USB drive) or by uploading it to the Internet. All materials must be received at the School of Music by February 14, 2020.
Music At Memorial All Access, Friday, February 28
Music At Memorial All Access is a day-long opportunity to experience life at the School of Music. Activities include: breakfast with the Dean, attending classes and rehearsals, campus tour, individual practice time, and more! All applicants are encouraged to register for Music At Memorial All Access.
Deadline for submission of conducting videos:
- December 15, 2019
- Applications must include a list of recent and relevant conducting experiences, as well as a video recording of high quality demonstrating the candidate’s skills. The video should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length and consist of a rehearsal, as well as a run through of the works being rehearsed (the performance portion may also include a video of a concert performance). The video must show the conductor from a full frontal point of view for at least part of the recording, preferable the rehearsal portion. The recording should include music of different styles and style periods, and should be sent directly to the School of Music.
For those interested in pursuing the combined program the video should consist of a choral work and an instrumental work.
Deadline for submission of performance or performance/pedagogy audition videos:
Dates of invited conducting auditions:
Dates of live performance and performance/pedagogy auditions:
Distance auditions are available by video conference. You can also send us audio/video in hard copy (DVD, USB drive) or by uploading to the Internet. All materials must be received at the School of Music by March 1, 2020.
All recorded audition materials should either be uploaded to an internet site or be mailed to:
School of Music
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL Canada