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Application Procedure


Email registry@ram.ac.uk


‘Virtuoso forces of the London Sinfonietta, the Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble, Synergy Vocals, two narrators and a cluster of acoustics experts… this was an unmissable event, brilliantly brought off’ Evening Standard reviews the sold-out performances of Nono’s Prometeo at the Royal Festival Hall, May 2008


‘The Royal Academy of Music has a truly enviable international reputation’ Brass Herald, December 2008


Contacts: (pictured right) Registrar and Head of International Affairs: Philip White LRAM, FRAM


Assistant Registrar: Claire Watts BA, Hon ARAM


Admissions Officer and International Co-ordinator: Edward Kemp-Luck MA, ARCM, FRCO, Hon ARAM


Examinations and Data Officer: Sharon Moloney BA, PGDip, Hon ARAM


Awards and Registry Administrator: Daly Sarcos BSc


Registry Services Officer: Nina McDonald BA


Telephone +44 (0)20 7873 7393 Fax


+44 (0)20 7873 7394 Email registry@ram.ac.uk


How to Apply The main audition period for entry to all Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes in September 2012 will take place at the Royal Academy of Music between 5th and 16th December 2011.


Allocation of teachers and Consultation Lessons The Academy takes great care over the allocation of students to teachers. Every effort is made to accommodate students’ preferences but the final allocation is at the absolute discretion of the Principal. Consultation lessons may be organised with a professor prior to entry, for which there may be a charge, payable to the professor. Please contact the relevant department to organise this.


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February/March 2012 Choral Conducting auditions in London. Conducting auditions in London. Auditions in North America. Interviews for MPhil.


Application Procedure Up-to-date application details are available at www.ram.ac.uk/study, which includes information about our online application system.


If you have a disability and require assistance with the application procedure, please contact the disability advisor disability@ram.ac.uk and see p.59 for audition access arrangements.


If you are applying for the MMus programme, you will need to provide written work as detailed on www.ram.ac.uk by the relevant application deadline. If the Admissions Board decides that the MMus is not suitable for you, you may be offered a place on the Master of Arts programme instead.


Deferred Entry The Academy does not consider applications for deferred entry.


Open Days Open Days are designed for the public to observe Academy work-in-progress. They are directed particularly towards candidates who may wish to consult specific staff on any aspect of the Academy ‘experience’. Open Days are organised from late September by each department. For details please see www.ram.ac.uk/opendays, or contact the relevant department. You are welcome to come to any of our many free public concerts during term-time to sample the Academy’s dynamic atmosphere more informally.


Key Application Dates For auditions in East Asia, please contact the relevant centre by 1st October 2011 (see page 59). Dates for East Asian auditions are subject to confirmation.


1st October 2011 Application deadline for London auditions, including composition portfolios, recordings and MMus essays (except MPhil, Conducting, Choral Conducting, Musical Theatre and auditions in North America).


1st November 2011 Deadline for Musical Theatre applications.


Early November 2011 Notification of dates for auditions in London in December.


November 2011 Auditions in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Seoul, Taipei and Tokyo.


5th to 16th December 2011 Auditions in London.


9th January 2012 Application deadline for Conducting and Choral Conducting, and for auditions in North America.


16th January 2012 Application deadline for MPhil.


Late January 2012 Notification of audition times for Choral Conducting, Conducting, and New York auditions.


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