The Royal Conservatory The Glenn Gould School


  • Yeaeun An Violin Recital
    May 29, 2018 4:00 pm
  • Madeleine Worndl Voice Recital
    May 29, 2018 8:00 pm

Audition Information

Audition Dates

Individual dates, times, and locations will be communicated to the applicant directly, approximately one month before the scheduled audition. 

The general schedule of audition dates is provided below for informational purposes and planning only, and may be subject to change. Applicant travel arrangements should not be made until receiving confirmation of your exact audition time.


Bass Trombone: Thursday February 15

Bassoon: Monday February 12

Cello: Thursday March 1

Clarinet: Monday February 26

Double Bass: Thursday February 15

Flute: Friday February 16

Harp: Thursday February 22

Horn: Friday February 23

Oboe: Thursday February 22

Percussion: Friday February 23

Piano: Tuesday February 20 & Wednesday February 21

Trombone: Thursday February 15

Trumpet: Thursday February 22

Viola: Friday February 23

Violin: Thursday February 15 & Friday February 16

Voice: Monday February 12 & Wednesday February 14

Audition Accompanists

Glenn Gould School Audition Accompanists – Available at Special Rate

Full List of Glenn Gould School Accompanists

Audition Repertoire

Please download our Audition Repertoire Document

Prescreening Video Recordings

  • All clarinet, piano, voice, and violin applicants are required to submit a prescreening video recording by the application deadline.
  • The Glenn Gould School reserves the right to reject any applicant whose video recording is deemed to be of insufficient audio or video quality to judge the performance.
  • All applicants will be advised of the decision on their recording in January, via email.
  • Applicants moving forward in the process will be invited to perform a live audition.

Audition Schedule

  • Live auditions will be held in February at The Royal Conservatory in Toronto.
  • Applicants will be notified of their audition date and time in January, via email.
  • International applicants must indicate in a separate letter if they require a letter of invitation to obtain a visa to enter Canada for their audition.
  • Hiring an accompanist is the responsibility of the applicant. Though you are not required to use a GGS accompanist, a list of accompanists available at a special rate will be provided.

On the Day of Your Audition

  • Arrive at least 30 minutes before your audition time and check in at the welcome table.
  • Applicants who arrive without an accompanist or whose accompanist is late or absent will not have one provided for them. All applicants (except piano) are expected to perform their audition with piano accompaniment.
  • A designated warm-up room will be available for 20 minutes prior to your audition.
  • Bachelor of Music, Performance (Honours) Program auditions last 20 minutes (30 minutes for piano) and may include an interview.
  • Artist Diploma Program auditions last 20 minutes (40 minutes for piano) and may include an interview.