Admissions Deadlines for Graduate Studies in Music

Graduate Applicants:
Please note the deadline to submit supporting documents such transcripts, essays, composition samples, recorded auditions and letters of recommendation is December 15th.
All screening material is due by December 1st.


These are general deadlines. Master's, doctoral and diploma programs have their own requirements and deadlines for supporting material such as screening or auditions.

September 15th

  • Graduate online application (uApply) opens for Fall 2019 admission.

December 1st

  • Application deadline. Applications received after this deadline risk being cancelled without refund.

  • Deadline for Music Entrance Scholarship consideration.

  • Deadline to submit screening recordings in conducting, female voices and in all D.Mus. instruments.

  • Deadline to submit supporting documents (transcripts, essays, composition samples, etc.) and letters of recommendation.

  • Deadline to submit CGS Master's application and accompanying recorded audition material. Send CGS documents or ask questions to Helene Drouin at the Graduate Studies Office (helene.drouin [at] (email), phone: 514-398-4469).

December 15th

  • Deadline to submit recorded auditions, if applicable.

December to January

  • Performance applicants who must submit screening material receive evaluation decisions.

January to March

  • On-campus auditions take place at the Schulich School of Music. Dates differ depending on instrument and program.

February to April

  • Applicants receive admission decisions, on a rolling basis.