Discipline of Music

Auditions for the 2024 academic year

Auditions for the 2024 Academic year

If your CAO status reflects the following status, “interview/audition/portfolio”, please be advised that you are invited to attend a live audition at UKZN Howard Campus on one of the following dates:

 

  1. Friday 24 November 2023, 8am-4pm
  2. Thursday 30 November 2023, 8am-4pm
  3. Thursday 7 December 2023, 8am-4pm
  4. Friday 26 January 2024, 8am-12:30pm.

Undergraduate Guide

2024

Requirements for the Audition

You are expected to prepare two pieces/songs to perform for the audition panel. Please follow the requirements for the genre you will audition for when preparing the pieces/songs.

AFRICAN MUSIC AND DANCE

Prepare one song AND one dance.

WESTERN CLASSICAL

Prepare two different pieces, one slow, one fast, preferably from different eras, e.g. Baroque and Romantic.

POP VOICE

Prepare two different songs, one slow, one fast; OR one in isiZulu and one in English; OR one Gospel song and one pop song.

OPERA

Prepare two different songs, one slow, one fast.

JAZZ (instrumental and vocal)

Prepare two different songs, one slow, one fast.

All candidates will do a music theory and aural assessment for placement purposes.

Please bring a bottle of water and some food.

AUDITION BOOKING:

You must book a place for the live audition. To make a booking, please phone Thandi at 031 260 2377 or email Londiwe at shezil@ukzn.ac.za

Please bring a bottle of water and some food.

PLEASE NOTE: you have not yet been accepted at UKZN. This is an audition from which a limited number of applicants will be accepted.