#ChooseTL

1 October is the closing date to apply for music programmes at Trinity Laban, one of the world’s great conservatoires.

Every day during September, we’re giving you great reasons to choose Trinity Laban. You can hear from students themselves, and discover our outstanding teaching, performance opportunities, career development, location and facilities.

Come back every day to find new information!

30. Excellent support

Hear cellist Hannah Thomas about the support she has received for her development as an artist

29. Build your network

Hear jazz improviser Sheila Maurice-Grey about her experience at Trinity Laban and the people she has met

28. Ideal location to kickstart your career

Baritone James Newby says you start building your career as soon as you start studying

27. Play in Orchestras

Hear clarinettist Jess Tomlinson about her performance experience

26. Concerts in London

You could go to a concert every day, says trumpet player Sarah Owens

25. Crossing boundaries

Pianist Chi Ling Lok tells you how she was able to blend Western and Eastern musical traditions

24. A short trainride from London's West End

Musical theatre student Jack McNeil tells you why he loves living in London and studying at Trinity Laban

23. London

Hear from oboist Joe Harper why being based in London is beneficial to your career

22. Be inspired

Violinist Grace Buttler says her playing has improved in ways she never thought possible

21. Attention to detail

Trumpet player Sarah Owens tells you how her performance style has developed

20. Be surprised

You get something new every week, says composer Henry Palmer

19. Very positive atmosphere

Pianist Gen Li tells you how TL's teachers and facilities are helping him develop his career

18. Develop your own voice

Hear more from mezzo-soprano Rebecca Leggett about the auditions and individual approach of the teachers

17. Build confidence to perform in any setting

Percussionist Henry Fynn tells you how studying at Trinity Laban has prepared him to perform in different musical settings

16. Preparation for today's music industry

Pianist Alicia Chaffey tells you about her study experience at Trinity Laban

15. Facilitating your career

Baritone James Newby, winner of the Ferrier Award, explains how the teachers support your career development

14. Piano Showcase

Students from our world-leading piano department performed live on BBC Radio 3

13. Gavin Bryars' Sinking of the Titanic

Hear our string students perform one of the classics of British experimental music

12. Nik Bärtsch

Watch innovative artist and producer Nik Bärtsch work with students

11. Kronos Quartet

In May, the Kronos Quartet was presented with an Honorary Fellowship; they also spoke with composers and coached chamber music groups

10. Side by Side

Discover our unique orchestral programme in which TL students perform alongside the UK’s top orchestral musicians

Read more about Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra: Side by Side on 4 Nov

9. Banished

Find out how TL students created a brand new opera this summer

8. Jazz

Hear how our jazz students are equally at home reinvigorating the classics or creating brand new soundworlds

7. Sheer variety

Pianist Alicia explains how the teachers bring such a variety of experience

6. A unique festival of collaboration

Discover how CoLab festival prepares you for the professional world

5. Working with professionals at the top of their game

Hear from oboist Joe about how his playing has improved

4. Inspiration

European Young Jazz Artist of the Year Elliot Galvin describes his experience at Trinity Laban

3. The right balance between direction and self-discovery

Tom talks about teaching in the jazz department

2. Improving technique and building a professional network

Hannah explains why studying at Trinity Laban is the best experience of her life

1. Thrilling experiences, and feeling at home

Hear more from horn player Derryck about his favourite performing experience