While applicants auditioning for Pre-Elementary / Elementary grades can be accepted into the YPM Music School without having any prior musical / instrumental experience, applicants wishing for acceptance into higher grades are required to demonstrate their instrumental abilities by performing 1 or more pieces as part of their audition. The applicant may read from the score or perform from memory.
||Audition Repertoire Required
|1 – 4
- 1 or 2 pieces of music representing the applicants current ability
Music scores do not have to be submitted.
|5 and above *
- 1 scale
- 1 Study
- 1 Polyphonic piece
- 1st movement of a Sonata (classical period or newer)
- 1 Character Piece
Music scores must be submitted latest 1 day before scheduled audition.
* In addition, applicants auditioning for grade 5 or above are required to participate in a written theory test which will be held on the same day as their audition.