Bachelor of Music (Honours) Auditions

Auditions for entry to the Bachelor of Music (Honours) are held in September and October each year.

There is no cost to audition - participation is free.

  • Orchestral Strings auditions | 8th September 2018
  • Recorded auditions | 10th September 2018
  • All other auditions | 22nd September 2018


Bachelor of Music (Honours) Audition Information Guide
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Apply to Audition - closing date 8 August 2018

Student Ensemble Auditions

Auditions for places in the School of Music Student Ensembles are held in February each year.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program are required to audition for ensemble membership, and do not have to lodge an application form.

  • Strings, brass, woodwind and percussion BMus(Hons) students must audition for the University of Queensland Symphony Orchestra
  • All other BMus(Hons) students must audition for a choral ensemble (UQ Chorale, UQ Chamber Singers)

Students who are enrolled in other programs must apply to audition for ensemble membership. If successful in the audition process, students may enrol in Large Ensemble courses, either as elective courses in their Bachelors degree or as required courses in the Diploma in Music Performance.

Closing date for applications is Monday 18th of February 2019

Auditions for the UQ Chorale will take place on Thursday 21st February 2019.

Auditions for UQ Symphony Orchestra will take place on Friday 22nd February 2019. 


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Chorale and Chamber Singers Audition Information Guide

Symphony Orchestra Audition Information and Excerpts Guide

MUSC7820 Auditions

MUSC7820 (Music Performance A) is an intensive course which provides professional training in solo performance on an instrument or voice. Students who wish to enrol in MUSC7820 as part of their postgraduate degree must complete a successful audition. There is no cost to audition - participation is free.

Three items of repertoire showing a professional level and balanced repertoire should be prepared. The auditioning panel will select the auditioned music from the supplied application. Each audition will last no longer than 10 minutes.

Applicants are required to audition in person at the School of Music. Auditions are held in the Orientation (the week before Week 1 of classes) in which you wish to enrol: applications close each semester on the Monday of Orientation Week.

As of Semester Two 2018, all applicants must audition in person in Orientation Week: there is no longer an option to submit an unedited audio-visual recording of your audition program.

Deadline for applications is Monday 18th February 2019.

Audition day is Thursday 21st of February 2019

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