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September 2014 Admissions


Deadline for graduate application for admission

  • Deadline for Music Entrance Scholarship consideration
  • Deadline for submission of screening recordings in conducting, female voices and in all D.MUS. and Graduate Professional Diploma instruments. Click here for details.
  • Deadline for supporting documents (transcripts, recorded auditions, essays, composition samples, etc.) Click here for details.
  • Letters of Recommendation

NOTE to CGS MASTER’S APPLICANTS FOR ENTRANCE IN SEPTEMBER 2014:  Applicants who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada and applying to the CGS Master’s Competition must submit their admissions application no later than Monday, December 2, 2013.  Performance applicants are required to audition on Saturday, January 25, 2013 (If you are unable to be present at the indicated date, you are required to submit a DVD audition).  All applicants in conducting and female voices (except for current McGill music students) will be required to submit recordings for pre-selection by December 2, 2013 to the Music Admissions Office; selected applicants will be invited to attend a live audition.  For complete entrance audition requirements, please see the Music Admission website at:  http://www.mcgill.ca/music/future-students/graduate/audition-requirements.

 For complete information on applying for the CGS Master’s Competition, please review the information on the following webpage.  The deadline to apply for the CGS Master’s Competition is December 2, 2013 before 4:00 p.m.  Documents and questions about the CGS Master’s Competition can be directed to the Graduate Studies Office, Helene Drouin (helene [dot] drouin [at] mcgill [dot] ca) or 514-398-4469.




Music Entrance Auditions will be held throughout January and March (details to be published by the end of October)

Music Entrance Scholarship Auditions (no need to apply separately; will be considered at time of regular audition.)
Lloyd Carr-Harris String Scholarships auditions: TBA 

Beginning of April
Applicants to be informed of interim admission decisions (except for Sound Recording)**

Beginning of May
Applicants to be informed of interim admission decisions in Sound Recording**

Other Dates
Late application will be considered on a case-by-case basis, provided space is available in requested program. Please note that applications received after the deadline risk being cancelled without refund. Please verify with the admissions office before applying.

As decisions on scholarships will have already been made, no financial assistance is available when applying after the late deadline date.

If you must make visa arrangements, plan to submit your application and materials before these dates. LATE AUDITIONS MAY BE ARRANGED BUT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT BY DOING SO THEY MAY RISK ALL PLACES BEING FILLED.

** Applicants have one month within receipt of an acknowledgement of the application to complete their files. Only those whose files are complete will be informed of their results.