Ottawa University Audition Information


Audition Guidelines

Ottawa Audition Form

Please email or an appointment and submit the Music Education Application form.


  1. Perform 2 contrasting works on your primary instrument/voice
  2. Perform scales
  3. Sight reading
  4. Ear training
  5. Rhythmic dictation
  6. Sight Singing
  7. 2-5 minute presentation to the committee as if they were your first parent group for Jr. High or High School Band or Orchestra.  Be creative – tell us your philosophy, expectations etc.  Newsletters, handouts, calendars or powerpoint are examples of some presentations from the past.  Demonstrate your ability to communicate and be professional.

It is recommended that you provide your own accompanist for the audition


*  A list of local accompanists is available upon request from the Department of Music at MCC.


All auditionees must make their own arrangements with their accompanist of choice.


Questions may be referred to:  Rob Hunter