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Master of Music (Orchestral Performance)

    • CRICOS Code: 094859D
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    This course has an audition requirement

    Overview

    2021 Start Year Intake  

    There will be no intake for this course in 2021

    How do I apply?

    There are three components to the application process. Applicants must complete components 1 and 2 by the application closing date and will be notified about item 3.

    If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, you may like to contact our Faculty’s Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development before proceeding. They can assist you with your application and provide you with additional information about your study options.

    1. Submit a direct application via the University's application portal.
    2. Upload a recorded audition, performance CV, and details of two referees via the supplementary application form.
    3. If shortlisted, attend a second round live audition. Please see Auditions and Interviews for more information.

    Recorded audition requirements

    Applicants are required to prepare a Round 1 audition using prescribed repertoire in the links below. Record in video format and upload to the supplementary application form (500MB upload limit) by the application deadline.

    Audition repertoire

    Flute

    Oboe

    Clarinet

    Bassoon

    Horn

    Trumpet

    Tenor Trombone

    Bass Trombone

    Tuba

    Timpani & Percussion

    Violin

    Viola

    Cello

    Double Bass

    Ensure that:

    • You and your instrument are clearly visible in the video
    • Solo work is recorded in one single unedited take with piano accompaniment, it may be recorded separately to the excerpts
    • All excerpts are recorded in one single take; recording must be unedited
    • Excerpts must be performed in the order listed
    • You upload a queue sheet identifying the order and time each excerpt begins in your recording

    Applicants who pass the first round will be invited to present a live second round audition. Applicants unavailable to attend the audition in Melbourne, will be assessed using their round 1 recording submission.

    APPLICATION Fees

    Applicants will be charged a non-refundable application fee payable via the supplementary application.

    Please note that some domestic applicants may be eligible for a waiver of the supplementary application fee, if you are a Health Care Card holder or have special circumstances.

    For persons who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, the supplementary application fee will be waived. Please contact the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development for assistance.

    Other circumstances which could mean you’re eligible for a waiver of the supplementary application fee include disadvantaged financial background, i.e. as a category of Graduate Access Melbourne, the University of Melbourne's special entry and access scheme for domestic students.

    If you believe you are eligible for a waiver of the supplementary application fee, please email fineartsmusic-admissions@unimelb.edu.au prior to submitting your supplementary application form, and include a scanned copy of the relevant documentation as evidence of your eligibility.

    GRADUATE ACCESS MELBOURNE

    Graduate Access Melbourne is the University of Melbourne's special entry and access scheme for domestic students.

    It can help you gain a place in a degree even if your WAM (weighted average mark) is below the selection rank normally needed for an offer, however you still need to meet course prerequisites. You may be also eligible for guaranteed entry and there are Access Scholarships available also.

    You can apply using one or more of these categories:

    • Disadvantaged financial background
    • From a rural or isolated area
    • Under-represented school
    • Difficult circumstances
    • Disability or medical condition
    • Non-English speaking background
    • Recognition as an Indigenous Australian
    • Mature-age consideration (Non-School leaver entry pathway)

    Wondering if you are eligible for any of these categories? Each category has its own criteria, so before applying, check to see if you are eligible via the Graduate Access Melbourne page, as well as instructions on how to apply.

    Before you apply

    1. Check the degree website
    2. Check the entry requirements and make sure you're eligible
    3. Ensure you meet the University’s English language requirements
    4. If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, you may like to contact our Faculty’s Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development before proceeding
    5. Submit a direct application via the University's application portal using course code MC-MUSORP
    6. Complete your supplementary application
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