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International Students

If you are an EU/international applicant and you cannot attend an audition in Birmingham or at one of our international audition centres, you must send a high quality audition video as online links. We advise that you submit your audition video via a video sharing platform such as YouTube, Vimeo or YouKu.

Online links can be sent to: conservatoire.international@bcu.ac.uk

Recording guidelines for all applications

At the start of the recording, you must:

Introduce yourself and talk about your artistic influences, your inspiration to be a musician and your career objectives and any professional experience you already have. Please also introduce the pieces you will be playing.

This introduction should last no more than ten minutes.

Please note: All applicants who audition via video recording must provide a Letter of Verification from their music teacher or Head of Department. The letter of verification should confirm that the performer in the video is indeed the applicant applying.

Please note that audition requirements vary between courses. See below for more details.

Audition Requirements 

Please select a department from the drop-down list to view our audition requirements: