You will consider how traditions have evolved and travelled, social movements, protest music, global themes and cultural identity, expanding these ideas through an innovative approach to performance, repertoire, composition, songwriting, arrangement and ethnomusicology.
Folk originsAs a performer, composer, or both, you will explore folk music from its origins in oral tradition and its interpretation through different cultures and musicians. You'll discover how different folk styles evolved in different communities and nations, and how traditions have been created and preserved.
Experiment and innovate with the Music (Folk) (Hons) course at Leeds Conservatoire.From this grounding in traditional music you will experiment with other genres and cultural identities, forming and joining innovative ensembles, building your repertoire in performance or composition. You'll also capture field recordings and collaborate with students from other pathways.
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- Specialist Study
- Specialist Group Study
- Reflective Practice
- Contextual Studies
- Professional Studies
- 36 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Music Music History View 162 other Bachelors in Music History in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Academic Entry Requirements: 96 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 studies or equivalent, which normally include A Level Music or a BTEC Extended Diploma in a Music-related subject.
- A minimum of three GCSEs including English Language at Grade C / Grade 4 or above or equivalent international qualification, e.g. IELTS 6.0 (5.5 in each component).
- Other Entry Requirements: Performers are expected to demonstrate at audition a playing/singing standard of Grade 8 (commensurate with ABRSM, London College of Music, Trinity College, Rock School (as appropriate for the pathway)).
International17500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17500 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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