Ensembles Audition Schedule

Ensemble Placement Auditions 2018-19

Information on this page will be updated as it becomes available.  Please check back periodically.  If a schedule or other information is not yet posted for an ensemble, it is not available at this time.

Ensemble placement auditions are required for all students who wish to participate in ensembles for credit. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible for/required to participate in an ensemble, consult the course calendar and contact your faculty advisor.

Orchestral Instrument Auditions 

Piano Auditions

Jazz Ensembles Auditions

Voice-Choir Auditions

Other Ensembles Auditions



Starting in May 2018

  • All audition information, including repertoire requirements, schedule, and excerpts, will be posted online as the information becomes available.​
  • All detailed ensemble placement audition schedules will be posted online.  In most cases, the excerpts (if applicable for your instrument) will be available electronically for you to download. 

August 30-September 7, 2018

Ensemble placement auditions take place.

First week of classes

Ensemble placements are announced.


Ensemble rehearsals begin.


If you have any questions regarding ensemble auditions, placement, or participation, don’t hesitate to contact the Ensemble Resource Supervisor, Christa Emerson:

  • Email: ensembles.music [at] mcgill.ca
  • Phone: 514-398-5193
  • Office: E-110 (Ground floor, below the practice rooms)

For all academic inquiries or questions about your program requirements, please contact your faculty advisor.