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 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 email attachment, 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 for additional information.  

Audition Dates for 2021

  • March 6, 2021
  • March 27, 2021
  • April 10, 2021

Register for a 2021 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.

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