About this course
You will join a thriving community of postgraduate musicians receiving regular individual tuition from academic and instrumental staff with national and international reputations.You will have the opportunity to take part in directed ensembles, amongst these the Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Big Band, Symphonic Wind Orchestra, Brass Band, Choir, Chamber Choir, Opera Group, New Music Ensemble, Early Music Ensemble, Folk Group, Samba Band, South Asian Arts Ensemble, Blues Group, Jazz Improvisation Group, as well as Chamber Music.There are also many opportunities to experience and perform music, including weekly student concerts, and recitals and masterclasses by visiting professional soloists and chamber groups.
You will be based in the Creative Arts Building with its purpose-built facilities, with access to the well-resourced Music Library, and be able to experience recent developments in new music at first hand at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, based at the University.
Admission is available to Honours graduates in Music and holders of graduate diplomas in Music.
Your application should be supported by references from 2 referees, one of whom should have knowledge of your current abilities within music. You should have achieved a standard of vocal or instrumental performance equivalent to that of the LRSM Performers' Diploma. Performance applicants will be auditioned.