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Musical Direction

Leeds Conservatoire

12 months
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About

Our MA in Musical Direction at Leeds Conservatoire  is designed to fully-prepare highly-skilled musicians to embark upon a career as a musical director. With tailored one-to-one classes, students will hone their musicianship and be exposed to a wide-range of working practices, working alongside key practitioners, companies and industry professionals from across the region.

Overview

This MA in Musical Direction at Leeds Conservatoire encourages students to interrogate the role of the musical director and redefine it for themselves, through the continued collaborative, student-led development of new work across the year. With collaboration and individual artistry at the heart of all of our Theatre MAs, students will leave this course not only fully equipped to adapt to the changing face of theatre, but also with the skill set and tenacity required to drive that change.

Collaborative Practice and Performance

Collaboration is an integral part of the ethos at Leeds Conservatoire. Musical Direction students will share core modules with students from the other Theatre MAs, where they generate new work in a collaborative, student-led environment.

Programme Structure

Practical Skills fop the Musical Director

Students will learn the skills that are necessary to work professionally as a musical director in the theatre industry. These include:

  • Keyboard skills (including programming),conducting, song analysis, scoring and arranging.
  •  Working with singers; audition/accompaniment technique, repertoire lessons, acting through song classes and understanding vocal technique
  • Rehearsal technique with actors, singers and musicians.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Agood honours degree in any subject, with an upper 2nd (2:1) classification or equivalent, usually theatre, music or theatre/music-related, but qualifications in other fields will also be reviewed and considered.
OR
  •  Equivalent professional experience may also be accepted and reviewed at application and audition stages (see our APELprocess),
  •  All suitable applicants are invited for interview and/or audition
  •  All students requiring a visa to study in the UK must meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's English
  • Language requirement of IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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