Audition information

Audition process

All applicants for the Performance - Classical, Performance - Jazz and Popular Music programs must submit a video audition.

All applicants for the Composition & Music Technology program must submit folio of works.

Callback interviews are by invitation only.

Read more about dates and details on the audition schedule page.

Audition round process

Step 1: Online registration.

Step 2: Audition video or folio submission.  Please refer to the audition requirements to prepare your audition submission.

  • Please note: All applicants for Performance – Jazz, Performance – Classical and Popular Music must submit a video performance.  Audio only files are not accepted.
  • Composition and Music Technology applicants submit a folio of works that may include pdf files and/or audio files.

Step 3: Interview

  • Your video/folio submission will be reviewed by our academic staff and you may be invited to attend an interview.
  • Please note: Interviews are invitation only.  Not all applicants will be called back for an interview.  Interview notifications will be sent via email.
    • Performance – Classical, Popular Music and Composition & Music Technology interviews will be held in-person at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance at Monash Clayton Campus.
    • Performance – Jazz interviews will be held online via Zoom
  • After interviews, you will receive an email advising your audition outcome.

Preparing for your audition

Audition requirements and FAQs

Find out about the audition requirements for each area: Classical, Jazz and Improvisation, Popular Music, and Composition and Music Technology.  Access information here to prepare for your audition.

Access information on the Audition Courses for Popular Music and, Jazz and Improvisation students.  Links provided below.

Before you register to audition make sure you applied for your course

Future Students

Undergraduate applicants apply via Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).

Honours applicants must follow the instructions on the Monash Arts Honours webpage.

Internal transfers (Undergraduate only)

Find out more about Internal transfers for Monash students.

Onshore International students studying in Australia

Please follow the directions above.

Offshore International Applicants

Apply online via International Recruitment Services and note the International Recruitment Services (IRS) ID number.

Mid-year Applicants

Apply directly via the University Admissions webpage.