APPLICATION MATERIALS

Bachelor of Music
ACCESS TO MAJOR STUDY
Young Artist ProgramME

(A) DOCUMENTS

(i) A copy of passport personal particulars page or NRIC

(ii) A most recent passport-sized colour photograph (click here for photo requirements)

(iii) Academic transcripts for all semesters in high school

(iv) High school graduation certificate

If you have not completed high school, please submit a Student Status Letter reflecting date of enrolment, current year of study and expected completion date.

(v) Two recommendations

You will be required to request recommendations from two referees. The referees should be people who are in the best position to comment on your music ability and aptitude. At least one of the referees should be a teacher who has been preparing you in your major study area. Recommendation by a family member or friend will not be accepted.


Note:

  • Non-English documents must be accompanied by an official English translation_
  • If you have completed high school and are currently enrolled in a college/university, you are also required to submit a student status letter and transcripts from the current institution, in addition to your high school graduation certificate and results.



(B) ADDITIONAL MATERIALS
  • Pre-screening videos - for Piano and MS/MCP majors specialising in piano only

    Each piece and sonata movement must be uploaded as a separate file and labelled clearly to indicate the name of the composer, title and movement e.g. J.S Bach, Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C major, BWV846. Recordings must be performed from memory on a grand piano, in one sitting with the same room conditions. Recordings must not be edited; ensure both video and audio qualities must be good.

  • Scores and recordings - for Composition and MS/MCP majors specialising in composition only

    Scores must be in PDF format and recordings should be in MP3 format. Recordings may be MIDI renderings of the score, but performances by live musicians is preferred.


  • Portfolio - for MS/MCP majors only

    You should submit a portfolio documenting your musical scholarship, musical leadership, and/or other significant achievements in the musical arts. The portfolio should also consist of a CV and supporting documentation for achievements and projects, including recordings (audio/visual) if any.


Note:
Upload recordings and scores to a shareable online drive e.g. Google Drive, DropBox, OneDrive or other similar platforms. Save all uploaded files into one folder.