How to Apply to Western Music

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Application Process

2024 Auditions/Interviews

Thursday, November 30
Sunday, January 14
Saturday, February 3
Thursday, February 22
Friday, February 23
Saturday, February 24
Saturday, March 2
Saturday, March 9
Saturday, March 16

Certain instruments or programs will be auditioned on certain dates. Once you have completed registration, we will email you with an audition/interview date from those listed above.

Since enrolment is limited and competitive, you are encouraged to register for an audition/interview and submit all forms at your soonest convenience.

Fee
$80

Registration link

Register Here


Contact Us

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

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

Sasha Gorbasew
Recruitment Co-ordinator
519-661-2111 x80532
agorbase@uwo.ca


Visit Us

Don Wright Faculty of Music
Talbot College, Room 210
Western University
1151 Richmond St.
London, Ontario N6A 3K7

Maps & Directions

1. Apply to Western

Apply to Western University through the Ontario Universities Application Centre

2. Register for your audition/interview

After completing step 1 and you have received your Western student number, register for an audition/interview with Western Music and pay the $80 audition/interview fee

Register Here

3. Submit your documents

Submit a completed Questionnaire for each of your chosen programs, and ask two different referees to each submit a Letter of Recommendation.

4. Meet with us

Attend an audition/interview on your assigned date. Bachelor of Music applicants, be sure to check your Instrument/Program Requirements in advance.

Admission Requirements & Forms

You must submit two Letters of Recommendation from two different referees, along with a completed Questionnaire for each of your chosen programs.

Please forward a link to the Letter of Recommendation form to each of your referees. If you or your referees are unable to use our online system, please contact ovandeli@uwo.ca to request PDF or printed versions of the forms, which may be submitted by email or mail.

Please note that conservatory certificates are not required, but you may share any conservatory certificates in your completed questionnaire.

Bachelor of Music
Audition and interview required
Letter of Recommendation form
Questionnaire form

Bachelor of Arts (Music)
Interview required
Letter of Recommendation form
Questionnaire form

Bachelor of Arts (Popular Music Studies)
Interview required (plus recorded audition)
Letter of Recommendation form  
Questionnaire form

Bachelor of Arts (Music Administrative Studies)
Interview required (plus recorded audition)
Letter of Recommendation form  
Questionnaire form


Auditions and Interviews

Auditions and interviews will be in person this year.

Requirements for Bachelor of Music Applicants

Applicants are expected to audition in person for the Bachelor of Music program, but those living outside Ontario, or by special permission, may send a recording. These applicants will also participate in an interview via Zoom with the audition panel. 

Learn what you will need to play for your Bachelor of Music audition by clicking on your instrument on the Instrument Requirements page.

Requirements for Popular Music & Music Administrative Studies Applicants

Applicants for the Major in Popular Music Studies and Music Administrative Studies programs are required to send a pre-recorded video and attend a live interview at Western. We will schedule Zoom interviews for applicants living outside Ontario, or by special permission.

Learn what you will need to play for your Popular Music Studies recording here.

Learn what you will need to play for your Music Administrative Studies recording here.


Contact Us

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

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

Sasha Gorbasew
Recruitment Co-ordinator
519-661-2111 x80532
agorbase@uwo.ca

Visit Us

Don Wright Faculty of Music
Talbot College, Room 210
Western University
1151 Richmond St.
London, Ontario N6A 3K7

Maps & Directions