Application Process

New students are admitted to the School of Music for the fall semester only.

1. Begin your application.


Applicants will either select "Create Account" or, if you have already created an account, you will fill in your Email and Password to Sign In. Once your account is created and you are signed in, select "Create Application" and complete the online form.

2. Select your instrument.

All applicants to the Bachelor of Music and the Joint Degrees Program are required to perform an audition. Find detailed information about the audition process here.

Applicants who wish to audition on multiple instruments should contact prior to completing their second application.

3. Provide contact information for your referee.

Prior to applying, ask a musician who knows you well if they would be willing to write a reference for you (i.e. your current private music teacher, school choir or band conductor). We recommend you ask their permission and confirm their email address as you will be required to provide your refereeā€™s name and email address within the application.

Your referee will receive an email from with a link to the online reference form.

4. Upload Proof of Indigenous Ancestry.

Those who have identified as Indigenous Canadian and who wish to be considered for the Indigenous seat allocation are asked to provide a copy of their status card or a letter from the leader of your First Nations, Inuit, or Metis community.

5. Pay the application fees and submit your application.

In order to submit your application you will need to pay the application fees. A valid credit or debit card (Visa or MasterCard) is required to submit the online application.

Undergraduate and Master of Music applicants are required to pay the School of Music Application Fee of $40. This fee is in addition to any general admission/readmission fees that may apply. It is non-refundable/non-transferable.

6. Upload your Personal and Musical Experience Statements.

After you have submitted your application, you will return to your online application file to upload your Personal and Musical Experience Statements.

Applicants to the Joint Degrees Program will also upload an essay describing their interests in this program of study.

7. Upload unofficial transcripts.

You may upload your unofficial academic records from your high school or post-secondary institutions. Your official transcripts will need to be emailed from the institutions directly to

8. Watch for updates.

Updates on the status of your application will be posted to your online application file. You will also receive emails from

If you have questions about the application process, contact