Audition Information for Strings

string auditions

Choosing your repertoire:

  • Applicants must be prepared to play two pieces or movement in contrasting styles at Conservatory Level 8 or beyond. 

Accompaniment:

  • An accompanist is required. Please contact the Admissions Assistant, Odilla Van Delinder at 519-661-2044 or ovandeli@uwo.ca for more information.

Violin

     Repertoire:
  • two different pieces or movements of pieces of contrasting tempos that demonstrate your current level of technique.

Here is a sample of what students anticipating to enter the Performance Degree after the first common year should aim to be familiar with:

Viola

     Repertoire:
  • two different pieces or movements of pieces of contrasting tempos that demonstrate your current level of technique.

Cello

     Repertoire:
  • two different pieces or movements of pieces of contrasting tempos that demonstrate your current level of technique.

Bass

     Repertoire:
  • two pieces (or movements) or etudes of contrasting tempos that demonstrate your current level of technique.

String Bank

Western's String Bank is a collection of more than 40 fine Italian, French and English instruments and bows. These are available for loan to select violin, viola, cello and bass students in Music Performance, and are maintained by our resident experts.

String Faculty


Contact Us

Need more information about applying to Western Music? We're here to help!

Odilla Van Delinder
Admissions Assistant
519-661-2044
ovandeli@uwo.ca