Deadlines and Auditions


Application Deadlines

Bachelor of Music: January 15, 2021
Master of Music: January 15, 2021
M.A. and Ph.D: January 15, 2021


Deadlines for Submission of Audition Videos

Bachelor of Music: February 26, 2021

Master of Music (Performance, Performance/Pedagogy, and Conducting): February 26, 2021

Please submit your audition video through YouTube. Here's how.

Music At Memorial Backstage

Music At Memorial Backstage is an opportunity to experience life at the School of Music. Due to health and safety concerns, the 2021 Backstage will be held virtually. Applicants will participate in presentations and discussions with faculty, current students, and Dean of the School of Music Dr. Ian Sutherland.

All Backstage participants will receive free viewing privileges for the Faculty Gala Concert on Thursday, March 4, 2021. This concert highlights the talent – and the wit! – of our incredible School of Music faculty.

We encourage all applicants to register for Music At Memorial Backstage. Contact us for more information.

Information for Master of Music in Conducting Applicants

In respone to healthy and safety concerns, we have modified the audition procedure for conducting applicants who wish to be considered for admission in fall 2021.

Applicants should submit the best, most recent video of their work as a conductor, adhering as closely as possible to the requirements below. Please do not put yourself or others at risk to create a new video for submission. In order to demonstrate your abilities and musicianship, you may wish to also submit video material of a performance in which you play your instrument or sing.

Learn more about the audition process for the Master of Music in Conducting degree program here.


School of Music

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000