Music Auditions & Interviews

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Application procedure

Application procedure

To be considered for a place at Guildhall, you’ll be asked to take part in a performance audition. Find out more about what you’ll need to prepare below. 

Selection is strictly competitive within each instrument or voice.

Live Auditions

The video below offers students' insights into what to expect at your live audition. 

Recorded Auditions

If you have elected to submit a recorded audition, please find instructions for how to upload your audition video below. 

Please note: these instructions are for candidates applying to one of our degree programmes. Applicants for the Short Term Music Programme will receive details about how to send their audition videos after we receive their application. 

Upload Instructions for Recorded Auditions (Music)

For details about audition repertoire, requirements and processes, please click on the relevant department page below. 

Choose a Principal Study

Two Electronic & Produced Music students in a studio

Electronic & Produced Music

With Principal Study options in:

Electronic Music
Film Music
Sonic Arts
Game Audio
Live Electronics
Popular Music Production
New Media

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Principal study in: Voice, Composition & Arranging, Clarinet, Double Bass, Drums, Electric Bass, Flute, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Violin

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Strings, Harp or Guitar

Including bowed strings instruments (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass) and Classical Guitar, Harp, Lute and Viols.


Wind, Brass & Percussion

Wind: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone, Recorder
Brass: Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba
Percussion: Timpani and Percussion