(018) 299-1692 music@nwu.ac.za

Prospective music students who would like to study at the School of Music & Conservatory, North-West University in Potchefstroom next year can now apply for admission and an audition.

A special Guide for Application, Selection and Admission at the School of Music website contains full information on all the requirements, procedures and how to apply.


The School of Music will consider applications for:
• vocal studies (all voice types);
• brass instruments: trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba and French horn;
• piano and organ;
• flute;
• violin and cello.
For most of these instruments only a limited number of enrollments are available.

Pioneer Brass

All undergraduate applicants for music study are subject to a selection process. Prospective students who want to audition before 31 July 2016, can make an application for a specific audition date of their choice, subject to the availability of the selection panel. After 31 July 2016, the only opportunities to audition will be on Saturday 27 August & Saturday 3 September 2016 at the Conservatory in Potchefstroom. An application for selection can be submitted online. The application form can also be downloaded at the School of Music website or requested from tel. (018) 299-1692 / e-mail. As soon as the application form for selection has been received, a specific date will be determined and confirmed for each prospective student’s audition.


All prospective music students who complete the audition will be considered for a PUK Prestige Music Bursary worth R20,000. For further bursaries and financial support, contact Financial Support Services at tel. (018) 299-2045, or visit the FSS website.

Applications for music study will be accepted until 31 July 2016.

music library

Prospective students who want to receive regular information and updates on the application and admission process, can subscribe to a dedicated mailing list.

For enquiries and further information, please contact the School of Music at tel. (018) 299-1692 / e-mail or type your comment below.