Auditions and interviews 2017-18

Undergraduate programmes

The following information is for UK-based applicants only. EU and International applicants can find audition and interview information here.

UK-based applicants to certain courses at Leeds College of Music will need to undergo an audition or interview.

The format of your audition/interview will depend on the course you choose. You can find detailed information by downloading and reading our pathway-specific audition/interview guides.

Please note: any material submitted as part of your audition or interview must be written in English.
 

Classical

Classical applicants will need to undergo an audition. Applicants combining Classical with another genre should refer to the relevant combined guide.

Jazz

Jazz applicants will need to undergo an audition. Applicants combining Jazz with another genre should refer to the relevant combined guide.

Popular Music

Popular Music applicants will need to undergo an audition. Applicants combining Popular with another genre should refer to the relevant combined guide.

Folk Music

Folk Music applicants will need to undergo an audition.

Songwriting

Songwriting applicants will need to undergo an audition.

Production - BA (Hons)

Production single pathway applicants will be asked to submit a portfolio for assessment. If it is not possible to make a decision based on an applicant's application form and portfolio, the applicant will be invited to attend an interview.

Applicants combining Production with another genre will be asked to bring a portfolio for assessment on the same day they attend for their Classical, Jazz or Popular audition.

Production - Foundation Degree

Foundation Degree in Music Production applicants will be assessed by UCAS application. If it is not possible to make a decision based on the application then the applicant will be invited to submit a portfolio for assessment.

Film Music

Film Music applicants will need to undergo an interview.

Business

Business applicants will be assessed by UCAS application. If it is not possible to make a decision based on the application then the applicant will be invited to submit a portfolio for assessment.



International Students

International students who cannot attend an audition/interview will be required to send appropriate materials for assessment. Guides for International Students can be found on our International How To Apply page.
 



Audition Fees

An audition fee is charged for all courses listed in UCAS Conservatoires:

Course UCAS Conservatoires course code Audition fee
BA (Hons) Music (Classical) 305F £60
BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Jazz) 412F £60
BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Popular) 204F £50
BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Production) 502F £50
BA (Hons) Music (Jazz) 403F £60
BA (Hons) Music (Jazz with Classical) 706F £60
BA (Hons) Music (Jazz with Popular) 303F £50
BA (Hons) Music (Jazz with Production) 908F £50

If you would like to understand more about why some courses incur audition fees, you can read the FAQs in our Admissions Information for Parents section.



Audition Fee and Travel Refund

A refund of audition fee and travel costs may be available for applicants from low income households.

Please print and complete page 3 of this document if you wish to apply for the refund or waiver.

Audition Dates

Our audition weeks usually fall at the same time each year. You will be invited to audition during one of these weeks, depending on when we receive your application.

3 - 7 April 2017

Audition Guide

To help you to prepare for your audition, please read our general auditions advice & tips.

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