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Audition
requirements

Due to COVID-19 first round auditions will now be by video, for details about this please see the video audition section of the website.

These requirements are for students auditioning to start their studies at the Academy in September 2021. Until specified otherwise, these requirements also apply for auditions in future years. Some audition requirements may change: please check back here regularly. You are welcome to contact the Admissions Team or the department administrator if you have any queries.

A programme of contrasting pieces of your own choice; this can be entirely original works for accordion or can contain one or two transcriptions.

Programme duration: 20 minutes for Undergraduate candidates, 30 minutes for Postgraduate candidates.

You may be given a quick-study test.

Written Work

The Academy's Master of Arts (MA) programme does not require written work for the audition process.

Open Days

We launched our first-ever Virtual Open Days in September 2020. Check out all our content here: ram.ac.uk/opendays