Popular Voice Audition Requirements
- Two contrasting songs: one up-tempo and one ballad from two different periods (pre and post 1980). Each song should not exceed 4 minutes duration.
- The audition will comprise selections from the applicant’s audition material, an interview, and a brief theory and ear training test.
- Three songs in the popular music style of your choice. Applicants should choose material that demonstrates the level of their performance and, if applicable, songwriting skills. Each song should not exceed 4 minutes duration.
- The audition will comprise selections from the applicant’s audition material, and an interview to discuss the applicants music background and research aims.
All applicants are expected to perform with live backing. No accompanist will be provided. Performing solely with backing tracks is not recommended.
Audition Schedule – 2019 Entry
This year, Performance auditions will be held 24-27 September 2018 and 19 November – 7 December 2018.
Audition Course – Jazz and Popular Studies
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Classical Audition Requirements
Undergraduate: Three contrasting pieces (e.g. style, period, composer), no longer than 15 minutes altogether.Honours: At … Continue reading Classical Audition Requirements
Jazz Audition Requirements
The audition process will comprise selections from the applicant’s audition material, improvising over a chord progression (which will be supplied in the audition), ear training test and sight reading.