Bachelor of Commercial Music Auditions and Briefings

The Bachelor of Commercial Music is a three-year degree offering majors in music practice, technology, and industry. To learn more about these majors click here.

Below is a brief summary about the audition and briefing process for each major. Prior to your appointment you'll be provided with further information (by email) about your audition and briefing process.

Your audition or briefing

These auditions and briefings don't commit you to a particular major. They're an opportunity to discuss which major is right for you with an academic staff member. Bookings for your audition or briefing for 2019 will be open mid-year 2018. 

Music Practice Auditions
You can audition in person or by Skype. You'll be required to perform one original composition on your instrument as well a short creative exercise (not theory based), and answer a few questions about your musical interests. Electronic (i.e. computer, controller or DJ-based) demonstrations are also accepted.

Music Technology Briefings
You should attend a 30-minute pre-enrolment briefing - in person or by Skype. You'll also need to write a short statement (250-500 words).

Music Industry Briefings
You should attend a 30-minute pre-enrolment briefing - in person or by Skype. You'll also need to write a short statement (250-500 words).

 

If you have any questions please email us at commercialmusic@massey.ac.nz.