The audition will last for 30 minutes. The following table provides detailed information about the audition process.
|PRIOR TO THE AUDITION||
Percussion and Drum kit applicants must inform the faculty of the name of the work they will be presenting at least two weeks before the date of the audition.
Percussion and Timpani applicants – suggested repertoire for Timpani study: Pflichtstuck Op-5 by Hans-Jorg Bayer.
Beethoven No.5 transition into 4th movement (3rd movement letter C bar324 to 4th movement 5th bar of letter B bar435). Excerpt to be played along with a recording, applicants can bring their own recording or one will be provided.
|DURING THE AUDITION||
Percussion & Drum Kit
Percussion & Timpani
|DURING THE AUDITION DAY||
All Masters applicants will be required to take a 30-minute written test, to include a critical commentary on a piece of prose. Please note past papers are not available. Alongside this MA and MMus 1 Year Intensive applicants are also required to bring with them to the auditions a recent (within the last 12 months) piece of academic writing (2,000-5,000 words) with appropriate referencing on any music or music-related topic.