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      We’re thrilled to welcome students and professors back on campus for this summer’s edition of the Academy. However, please note that certain classes will only be offered online, these include (Louise Pellerin (oboe), Marina Piccinini (flute), Borislava Iltcheva (violin) and Mauricio Fuks (violin).

    • For your application to be considered, you will need to submit the following: 

       

      Your audition video – Consult the list of requirements by program presented further down this page

      Your musical biography (approximately 250 words) 

      Your headshot 

      A copy of your most recent diploma or transcript 

      Proof of citizenship – Please review the information below to determine which document(s) you need to submit.

       

      These items should be emailed to Orford at admissions@orford.mu after your complete your registration form. 
       

      Audition Video Requirements 

      Your video must be submitted as one or more public or unlisted links on YouTube or Vimeo, accessible directly without a password. 

       

      Instrumental Master Classes  

      •  High-quality video recording including two works of various styles, which must include a work from the standard virtuosic repertoire 

      • Maximum 15 minutes in length
      • Recorded after July 1, 2021

       

      Vocal Master Classes 

      •  High-quality video recording including three contrasting pieces from the repertoire of the French mélodie and the German Lied; one opera or oratorio aria will be accepted 
      • Maximum 15 minutes in length
      • Recorded after July 1, 2021

       

      Baroque Music Workshop 

      • High-quality video recording including two works of various styles, which must include a work from the standard virtuosic repertoire
      • Maximum 15 minutes in length
      • Recorded after July 1, 2021

       

      Composition Workshop 

      • Audio or video recording of two recent compositions
      • Scores of the two compositions (in .pdf format)
      • Letter of intent (describing your academic progress and your expectations for the workshop)

       

      Contemporary Music Workshop 

      • High-quality video recording including two works of various styles, which should ideally include contemporary music works
      • Maximum 15 minutes in length

       

      Improvisation Workshop  

      • High-quality video recording including two works of various styles, which should ideally include an improvisation
      • Maximum 15 minutes in length
      • Recorded after July 1, 2021

       

      Proof of Citizenship Requirements 

      • All documents listed are required 
      • Please submit high-quality, scanned copies 
      • Photos are not accepted 

       

      Canadian Citizen Born in Canada  

      • Birth certificate (both sides)

       

      Canadian Citizen Born Abroad  

      • Birth certificate (both sides)
      • Citizenship card (both sides)
      • Quebec selection certificate (if applicable)

       

      Permanent Resident of Canada 

      • Birth certificate (both sides)
      • Permanent resident card (both sides)
      • Quebec selection certificate (if applicable)

       

      Other Citizenships  

      • Birth certificate
      • Passport