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    • Audition material

    • Important: In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a fully completed application form, pay the application fee and send us by e-mail (admissions@orford.mu) all the following audition material.

       

      1. A musical biography

      of about 250 words.

       

      2. A picture

      of your face only.

       

      3. A copy of your diploma or transcript

      for the last obtained post-secondary diploma.

       

      4. Citizenship proofs:

      (High quality scanned copies, photos are not accepted, all the documents listed are required)

       

      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).

       

      Canada permanent resident
      • Birth certificate (both sides);
      • Permanent resident card (both sides);
      • Quebec selection certificate (if applicable).

       

      Other citizenships
      • Birth certificate;
      • Passport.

       

      5. A recording according to the following requirements:

       

      Baroque Keyboards
      • A 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, 2020.

       

      Collaborative pianists
      • A high quality video recording*;
      • Solo piano pieces or with a soloist (instrumentalist or singer) will be accepted;
      • Maximum 15 minutes in length;
      • Recorded after July 1, 2020.

       

      Composition
      • Audio or video recording of two recent compositions*;
      • Scores of the two compositions (in .pdf format);
      • A motivational letter (stating your academic progress and your expectations for the workshop).

       

      Contemporary Music
      • A high quality video recording including two works of various styles, which should include contemporary music works (not mandatory)*;
      • Maximum 15 minutes in length.

       

      Improvisation
      • A 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, 2020.

       

      Master Classes
      • A 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, 2020.

       

      Orchestral Excertps
      • A 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, 2020.

       

      Orford Winds
      • A 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, 2020.

       

      *Please send one or more public or unlisted links on YouTube or Vimeo platforms, accessible directly without a password at  admissions@orford.mu