Music applicants

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What's it like to audition for the Bachelor of Music?

Applying to Western for Music

All music applicants will need to apply through UAC or direct.

You may either audition into the degree or submit qualifications for Band 4 HSC Music, or AMEB theory and practical qualifications or TAFE qualifications.

Auditions

To audition for the degree, book a time through the link below. You will be asked to perform two short, contrasting pieces or songs (or excerpts of two pieces) and/or perform one piece and present one or more compositions as scores and/or recordings. Works performed can be covers or originals, performed solo or with accompanying musicians or with backing tracks on your phone.

Auditions will be held on the follow dates:

  • 2021
    • Friday, 27 August
    • Tuesday, 16 November
    • Wednesday, 17 November
    • Thursday, 18 November
  • 2022
    • Tuesday, 18 January
    • Wednesday, 19 January
    • Thursday, 20 January

Apply through UAC or Western and Submit AMEB or TAFE qualifications

(a) Band 4 HSC: Applicants who have a band 4 or higher in the HSC will not be required to audition.

(b) AMEB: If you have demonstrated a level of attainment in 6th grade AMEB musical performance (instrument or voice) or equivalent, and 4th grade AMEB music theory and/or musicianship or equivalent, you will not be required to audition. Instead, when you apply for the degree, you can upload your AMEB qualifications to your application.

(c) TAFE: If you have attained a diploma or advanced diploma in Music from TAFE you will not be required to audition. Instead, when you apply for the degree, you will be asked to upload your TAFE qualifications to your application.

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Got questions?

Contacts for further information:
Dr Clare Maclean by email c.maclean@westernsydney.edu.au
Dr Waldo Garrido by email w.garrido@westernsydney.edu.au