Performing Ensembles

Our acclaimed groups

All students are eligible to audition for one or more of the Conservatoire's performing ensembles. Our ensembles rehearse weekly, with intensive rehearsal weekends often taken place directly before performances. Highly acclaimed guest conductors and soloists are invited in to coach the students for these ensemble projects. 
 
The Conservatoire runs an annual concerto competition where, through audition, outstanding students are selected to perform as a soloist with any of the Conservatoire's ensembles.
 
Students may also join any of the Conservatoire's community ensembles (the Community Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia or Choral Society). 


ENSEMBLES

LCoM Chamber Orchestra
A scalable orchestra depending on the repertoire being performed, the Chamber Orchestra provides repertoire and training experience for instrumentalists.
 
LCoM Wind Ensemble
Exploring the smaller and larger forms of wind music, the Wind Ensemble emphasises the importance of ensemble playing in the overall training of woodwind, brass and percussion students.
 
LCoM Contemporary Jazz Orchestra
Comprised of experienced players, the Jazz Orchestra performs challenging, contemporary repertoire.
 
LCoM Chamber Choir
The Chamber Choir gives vocalists experience performing in small arrangements.

LCoM Contemporary Pop Choir
The Contemporary Pop Choir is a high-octane choral ensemble, showcasing unique and original arrangements of well-known rock and pop repertoire.
 
LCoM New Music Collective
Devoted to the performance of the most cutting edge and avant garde contemporary music, the New Music Collective tackles a vast and exciting range of works including student compositions.

Take the next step

How to apply

Chosen a course? Check entry requirements, read our guidelines and continue to application 

Fees and funding

From tuition fees to scholarships and bursaries, find out what things cost and how to manage your funds 

International

Everything you need to know about applying to Leeds College of Music as an international student