Leeds College of Music is a leading European Conservatoire, situated in Leeds, the third largest city in the UK and home to over 200 music venues.

We provide expert musical education at undergraduate, postgraduate and further education level to over 1,500 students each year, with an emphasis on developing industry-relevant, creative and ambitious musicians and entrepreneurs.

We also run a Saturday Music School for young musicians, numerous short courses and an extensive events season that features internationally renowned artists and ensembles.

Our alumni enjoy a range of careers in the music industry as performers, producers, composers, business owners and more.

Past students have worked with: Hans Zimmer, Kylie Minogue, Adele, Rihanna, Ellie Goulding, Everything Everything and Mark Ronson.


One-to-one tuition is central to all of our courses – and at the Conservatoire you work with leading professionals. Read more about and meet our inspiring and influential staff.


At Leeds College of Music you play a key part in an active, artistic community. Find out more about the area, where you can live, and day-to-day life at the Conservatoire.


There's no limit to the performing experience you can gain in Leeds. From the Conservatoire's own ensembles and concert season to gigs around town, you can immerse yourself in the scene.


Find out about the numerous physical and electronic resources available to students and visitors in our library.


We are the only English conservatoire with All-Steinway School status, and invest heavily in our facilities. Explore our studios and performance spaces.

What we offer

Further Education

With our BTECs in Music and Music Technology you can develop your musical interests and expertise in a Conservatoire environment



Refine your craft in Classical, Jazz, Popular, New Music, Production, Film Music or Music Business


Further your studies, focus on your specialism and work alongside our Creative Practitioners with our MMus Creative Musican


Develop your skills, experience state of the art facilities and work with music industry professionals in a supportive environment on one of our Short Courses.