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Music Auditions

Update: Due to concerns over COVID-19, the School of Creative Arts has cancelled all in-person auditions.


SoCA Music will be going forward with auditions for both March 28th, and April 18th in Video format only. The audition panel, made up of full time faculty, will either meet to review, or review individually the submissions and then make decisions based on the videos.  Applicants my send a video via DVD, YouTube link (visibility may be set to “unlisted” if you wish), or Vimeo link (privacy may be set to “only people with a password” if you wish – but be sure to send us the password), prepared according to the following conditions:

  • The applicant’s face and hands must be visible while performing
  • The audition must be recorded in one session and be unedited
  • If the repertoire performed requires accompanist, the video must be recorded with on 
  • Video must be of high quality

Please send an email to soca@uwindsor.ca for additional information.  

Audition Dates for 2020

  • Saturday, March 28, 2020
  • Saturday, April 18, 2020

Register for a 2020 audition online

Audition location: School of Creative Arts, Windsor Armouries, 37 University Avenue East, Windsor, ON.

Audition requirements by instrument

Mastery of Core Music Theory Concepts

While UWindsor does not require incoming music students pass a Music Theory Test, incoming and prospective students are highly encouraged to download and complete our online Music Theory Rudiments Diagnostic Test
Completion of these worksheets should take no longer than a half hour.  Once completed, download and check your work against the test key.

 

Audition days for future students will have an opportunity to warm up and rehearse with your accompanist. You will have a set time for your audition.

The overall schedule for an audition day is typically as follows:

12:00pm: Audition and rehearsals begin
 1:00pm: Optional SoCA program inforamtion session
 2:00pm  Optional buidling(s) tour

Please feel free to contact the School of Creative Arts at soca@uwindsor.ca if you have any questions.