How to Apply

INSTRUMENTAL LESSONS

(This also includes Suzuki instruction and Private Theory Tutorial)

1. Apply for Instrumental Lessons

Applying In Person

To apply in person for instrumental instruction at the McGill Conservatory, new students must visit our downtown office and:

Applying Online

To apply online for instrumental instruction at the McGill Conservatory, new students must:
  • Submit an application using the Online Form.  (Note:  Applicants are required to upload a piece of ID in the Online Form) 
  • Applicants will be contacted by the McGill Conservatory to pay the Course Fees and all other Applicable Fees by phone.

2. Teacher Assignment

New students are assigned a teacher based on the availability, previous musical experience and learning needs they have specified on their Teacher Assignment Form.

  • Teacher assignments commence on the Start Date indicated in the Teacher Assignment Schedule for each Term.  Once assigned, the teacher will contact the new student, within 3 to 5 business days, to establish a weekly lesson time.
  • At this stage a the student is not yet registered.
  • Applications submitted less than 5 days before the Registration Deadline for the applicable Term may be subject to the $30.00 Late Registration Fee.
  • In the event a weekly lesson time cannot be established with the assigned teacher, new students must contact and inform the McGill Conservatory as soon as possible.

3. Registration

Once a weekly time has been established with the assigned teacher, new students are able to Register for their lessons.

SATURDAY MORNING CHILDREN'S CLASSES

Little Musicians, Orff and Ukulele Group Class

Applying for Children’s Classes

To apply for Children’s Courses at the McGill Conservatory, parents must visit our downtown office and:

  • Submit completed Personal Data Form(s) for their child (or children).
  • Submit completed Registration Form(s) for their child (or children).  When paying in person it is not necessary to complete the credit card authorization section.
  • Provide a copy of ID(s) with their child’s (or children’s) full name(s) (ex. RAMQ card)
  • Pay the course fees and the $15.00 registration fee in full (Payment Methods).

Registration is completed at the McGill Conservatory's downtown office after the application has been processed and all required fees have been paid in full.

In the week that the classes begin, parents will be informed of their child's (or children's) class time(s), classroom(s) and instructor(s) by e-mail.

THEORY AND EAR TRAINING GROUP CLASSES

Appling for Theory and Ear Training Group Classes 

To apply for a Theory and Ear Training Group Class at the McGill Conservatory, new students must visit our downtown office and:

After the tests have been evaluated, new students will be assigned to a section for which they must Register.

CHOIR, CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES AND JAZZ COMBOS

Applying for a Chamber Music Ensemble and/or a Jazz Combo

To apply for a Chamber Music Ensemble and/or a Jazz Combo at the McGill Conservatory, new students must visit our downtown office and:

After all auditions have taken place, new students who have been assigned to an ensemble will be contacted for registration.

IMPORTANT

  • When unable to visit our downtown office, remote applications to the McGill Conservatory are accepted by fax or regular mail only.
  • When applying remotely, prospective students must complete the Registration Form in order to pay the $40 deposit or their course fees with an accepted credit card.
  • All students must respect the Deadlines and Term Dates at the McGill Conservatory.
  • Incomplete remote applications will not be processed.