Music is an enriching part of life at College and all of our Music Scholars exhibit natural musicianship and a strong desire to make music. Scholars receive an excellent musical education tailored to meet their individual needs and ambitions. As they develop, our Music Scholars become leaders of musical life at College and play a central role in a range of ensembles.
Most applicants will learn two instruments (which may include voice) and although there is no formal minimum standard, it is unusual for an applicant not to have reached Grade IV in their principal study. The assessment will include an audition showcasing two contrasting pieces on the applicant’s principal and secondary study, a short piece which is presented before the audition, a sight reading lesson, aural tests and a conversation founded on each candidate’s musical interest.
College is one of the few schools in the country to offer an Organ Scholarship.