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Great reasons to study Music at Trinity Laban

You can hear from students themselves, and discover our outstanding teaching, performance opportunities, career development, location and facilities.

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Supporting your development

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

Hannah's Story
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Build your network

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

Sheila's Story
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Kickstart your career

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

James's Story
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London’s Cultural Riches

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

Sarah's Story

6. Teaching Excellence

Hear from our students and professors about our approach to teaching

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Cross boundaries

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

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Study in London

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

Joe's Story
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Be inspired

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

Grace's Story
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Attention to detail

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

Hear Sarah's story
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Be surprised

You get something new every week, says composer Henry Palmer

Henry's Story
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A positive atmosphere

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

Gen Li's Story
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Develop your own voice

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

Rebecca's Story
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Build your confidence

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

Henry's Story
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Facilitating your career

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

James's Story
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Set the agenda

Trinity Laban’s “Venus Blazing” celebration of female composers captured the attention of the musical world and shaped our approach to programming

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Performances with a twist

Hear our String Ensemble perform one of the classics of British experimental music


18. Prepare for today's music industry

Pianist Alicia Chaffey tells you about her experiences

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Collaborate with the best

Watch innovative artist and producer Nik Bärtsch work with our students

Partnership with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Major partnerships

Trinity Laban’s long-term partnership with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra offers rich opportunities for TL students

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Side by Side

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

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Star alumni

TL alumni include Star Wars composer John Powell, who gave us an exclusive interview

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Jazz, re-invented

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

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Sheer variety

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

Hear Alicia's story
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A unique festival of collaboration

Discover how CoLab festival prepares you for the professional world

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Working with professionals at the top of their game

Hear from oboist Joe about how his playing has improved

Joe's Story
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European Young Jazz Artist of the Year Elliot Galvin describes his experience at Trinity Laban

Elliot's Story
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The right balance between direction and self-discovery

Tom talks about teaching in the jazz department

Tom's Story
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Improving technique and building a professional network

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

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Thrilling experiences, and feeling at home

Hear more from horn player Derryck about his favourite performing experience

Derryck's Story
Jazz success

Award-winning Jazz alumni

This year has seen many of our jazz alumni celebrating award wins, including Parliamentary Jazz Awards for Dinosaur and Nerijja, a second MOBO for Moses Boyd and JazzFM Awards for Nubya Garcia and the Ezra Collective, featuring alumni and current student Dylan Jones

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First class facilities

Blackheath Halls, the Faculty of Music’s main rehearsal and performance venue, is re-opening this November after a £3m refurbishment

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