Undergraduate Audition & Interview Information

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Applicants to certain courses at Leeds Conservatoire will need to audition, interview or submit a portfolio of work. Due to current social distancing guidelines, we are asking all applicants to submit audition, interview and portfolio materials online this year, rather than attend in-person events.

You can find guides for the 2021 entry audition process below. If your course of interest isn't visible in the 2021 entry list it will be in due course. In the meantime you can look at the 2020 entry guide to give you an idea of what we might ask you to do.

Audition and interview guides 2021 entry

Acting

Due to current social distancing guidelines, we are asking all of our applicants to initially submit audition materials online this year, rather than attend an audition in-person.

If you are successful after Round 1, you will be invited to a Round 2 'in-person' or 'virtual' group recall audition.

This guide will set out what you will need to submit when applying to BA (Hons) Acting at Leeds Conservatoire.

Actor Musician

Due to current social distancing guidelines, we are asking all of our applicants to initially submit audition materials online this year, rather than attend an audition in-person.

If you are successful after Round 1, you will be invited to a Round 2 'in-person' or 'virtual' group recall audition.

This guide will set out what you will need to submit when applying to BA (Hons) Actor Musician at Leeds Conservatoire.

Musical Theatre

Due to current social distancing guidelines, we are asking all of our applicants to initially submit audition materials online this year, rather than attend an audition in-person.

If you are successful after Stage One, you will be either be invited to submit further materials or invited to an in-person recall.

This guide will set out what you will need to submit when applying to BA (Hons) Musical Theatre at Leeds Conservatoire.

Classical

Due to current social distancing guidelines, we are asking all of our applicants to submit their audition materials online this year, rather than attend an audition in-person.

This guide will set out what you will need to submit when applying to one of our Classical courses at Leeds Conservatoire.

Film Music

Due to current social distancing guidelines, we are asking all of our applicants to submit a portfolio and interview online this year, rather than attend an interview in-person.

This guide will set out what you will need to submit when applying to one of our Film Music courses at Leeds Conservatoire.

Foundation Degrees

Applicants will be assessed by UCAS application. Some applicants may be invited to submit a portfolio for assessment. 

Jazz

Due to current social distancing guidelines, we are asking all of our applicants to submit their audition materials online this year, rather than attend an audition in-person.

This guide will set out what you will need to submit when applying to one of our Jazz courses at Leeds Conservatoire.

Popular

Due to current social distancing guidelines, we are asking all of our applicants to submit their audition materials online this year, rather than attend an audition in-person.

This guide will set out what you will need to submit when applying to one of our Popular courses at Leeds Conservatoire.

Songwriting

Due to current social distancing guidelines, we are asking all of our applicants to submit their audition materials online this year, rather than attend an audition in-person.

This guide will set out what you will need to submit when applying to one of our Songwriting courses at Leeds Conservatoire.

Audition and interview guides 2020 entry

Folk

Folk Music applicants will need to audition. 

Applicants combining Folk with another pathway may also need to prepare a portfolio.

We are currently working with our programme and admissions teams to develop our audition experience for 2021 entry applicants. Your audition may take place online or in-person, but we will provide full guidance for you in due course.

Music 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. 

We are currently working with our programme and admissions teams to develop our portfolio and interview experience for 2021 entry applicants. This may take place online or in-person, but we will provide full guidance for you in due course.

Music Production

Production applicants will be asked to submit a portfolio for assessment. 

Applicants combining Production with another genre will also need to submit additional recorded audition material.

Audition travel costs 2021 entry

Audition fees are no longer be charged for any undergraduate or postgraduate course at Leeds Conservatoire.

Due to current social distancing guidelines, we are asking all applicants to submit audition, interview and portfolio materials online this year, rather than attend in-person events. If you are invited to attend your audition in person, and you are from a household with an income of less than £25,000, and would like to apply for a refund of your travel costs, please download further information and an application form here.

Please note: travel cost refunds apply to UK residents who have already applied, and have attended an audition in person at Leeds Conservatoire, not to those attending locally based workshops/masterclasses or pre-application auditions.

International Applicants

Guides for International Students can be found on our International How To Apply page.

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