Program Entrance Requirements

At the time of application, students may apply and be admitted to the music program based on the standard TWU admission requirements as well as these additional requirements that must be met either before starting your program.

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  • Audition prior to first year with the performance of two pieces from contrasting style periods. In most areas of study, these pieces should be a minimum level of grade 7 RCM. Auditions are held in late March/early April and September.  A limited number of Musical Arts Scholarships are available each year (application deadline March 15). Email Jon Thompson for more info.
  • All students who want to take music theory or history classes are required to take a music placement test, regardless of their major. This test is offered during O-Week or by appointment later in the year.