Electroacoustics admission requirements
Steps for new applicants
Steps for Concordia students currently enrolled in another Faculty of Fine Arts undergraduate program
- Complete the Internal Transfer of Program Request Form
- Submit the form to the Department of Music by email to Nicoletta.Pasquino@concordia.ca
- Complete your Music Admission Package
Steps for Concordia students currently enrolled in another Faculty
All applicants to the Major or Minor in Electroacoustic Studies program must complete the Electroacoustic online admissions form and upload their portfolio material. Please take your time in completing the application and pay particular attention to the letter of intent section regarding your interest and motivation to succeed in this program.
Your portfolio material should include 3 to 5 electroacoustic compositions and/or sound design material
NOTE: there is no interview or audition for admission to this program.
The portfolio material should include 3 to 5 electroacoustic compositions and/or sound design material, uploaded directly to the online admissions form.
It should show your breadth and depth of interest in the field of electroacoustics through examples of creative sound work.
Electroacoustic compositions and or sound art demonstrating sound generation and manipulation techniques are the most suitable for this application.
We look for the amount and quality of sound design being done, the kinds of manipulation, the creative ways in which the sound is put together.
Submit 3 works minimum (duration can be 2-5 minutes for each, depending on the amount of sound design and manipulation). Additional work may be submitted to demonstrate your breadth of interest in sound creation.
To get an idea of suitable material, research and listen to examples of electroacoustic and/or acousmatic music online.
Label your works clearly and provide explanations in the online admissions form: what hardware/software did you use? Did you record your own sounds? Was this a collaboration with other people? If so, what was your role?
Please contact us if you would like additional guidance before submitting your admissions form.
SPECIAL NOTE: Please do not, for any reason, send your Portfolio files via email or web file transfer services. ONLY use the upload site provided above.
- Undergraduate programs
- Major in Music
- Major/Minor in Electroacoustic Studies
- Specialization in Jazz Studies
- Specialization in Music Composition
- Specialization in Music Performance
- Private study
- Courses for non-music students
- Major in Music