Year 7 Students applying to study
Special Interest Music in the 2021 school year
As one of four Special Interest Music Centres in South Australia, Playford International College (PIC) offer music scholarships for current year 7 students who successfully audition into our music program. The audition process is open to any students who play an instrument or sing and we encourage all students who have a passion for music to apply.
Due to COVID-19 this year’s process has been slightly altered.
Please contact our Special Interest Music Centre for up to date details.
There are 3 steps in the process.
STEP 1 – by Monday 11 May 2020
Complete the Online Application Form or return a paper application form directly to Playford International College.
STEP 2 – by Friday 15 May 2020
Upload a video of the applicant performing
Applicants need to upload a video recording of themselves playing or singing 2 short pieces (either 2 pieces on the same instrument or 1 piece on 2 different instruments).
A backing track or live backing is desirable but not essential.
Performance videos will be shared with all schools selected on the application form.
Video Upload coming soon
STEP 3 – on Wednesday 20 or Thursday 21 May 2020
Live Video Interview
All applicants will be contacted and will receive a scheduled interview time on the dates listed.
No performance is required for Step 3 this year. This video interview will be held with the applicant and at least 1 parent / caregiver and conducted by Special Interest Music staff.
It should last for approximately 15 minutes. In the interview, students will be asked to show their most recent school report and talk about the following:
- Their academic and musical achievements
- Musical interests and experience (for example, the Festival of Music)
- Club activities (for example, sport, scouts, St Johns)
Please note: Applicants will complete some aural exercises during the video interview.
Notification of Outcome by Monday, May 25 2020
Parents / Caregivers will be contacted on or before this date with the results of their students’s audition.