Music Aptitude Test: Prendergast Hilly Fields School & Habs

Haberdashers Askes Music Aptitude Test 2018

Best of luck to all of our students sitting the MAT for Habs & Prendergast Hilly Fields in Ladywell.

For assistance with the Music Aptitude Test, have a look at our upcoming 1-to-1 MAT Tutoring in London or download our training materials.

For entry into Year 7 in September 2020, the music aural test will be taken on Saturday 28 September 2019.

The deadline for music applications to be submitted is by 12pm for Habs and 4:00pm for Prendergast on 23 September 2019. Visit the school web sites to fill in the Music Specialism form by the required time.

The Music Aptitude Test for Haberdasher’s Askes’ covers 3 sections. By incorporating our Enhanced 7-Section MAT you will be able to prepare for all of these sections with our training tests that are helpful preparation for the style of questions below.

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SECTION 1: PITCH AND MELODY
Students will be asked to identify:
 Whether two notes played are higher/lower/the same as each other
 Whether a Melody rises/falls and whether it moves by steps / leaps (nb. not currently covered in our test)
 Which note has been altered in the repeat of a melody

SECTION 2: INSTRUMENTS AND TEXTURE
Students will be asked to identify:
 Whether the sound heard is Woodwind/Brass/Strings or Percussion (nb. our test has been updated to include different instruments)
 How many notes/instruments are being played
 Whether the sound heard gets louder/quieter or stays the same

SECTION 3: RHYTHM, METRE AND TEMPO
Students will be asked to identify:
 Whether the music speeds up/slows down/stays the same
 Whether two rhythms heard are the same or different


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For tips on the tricky Texture section, see this video:


Click on the links below to read our articles to help you succeed with the Music Aptitude Test & Scholarship:
Should I Prepare for the Music Aptitude Test?
How To Succeed at the Music Aptitude Test
Download Training Test Materials


For assistance with the Music Aptitude Test, have a look at our upcoming 1-to-1 MAT Tutoring in London or download our training materials.

1-to-1 Music Aptitude Test and Scholarship training is available with Mirna at the SE22 Piano School in London.

1-to-1 MAT Tutoring in London. Open to all musicians from Year 4 to 6.


Here is a video showing samples of each section of our 4-part test:
With over a decade of experience preparing students for music scholarships, Lorraine Liyanage can tell you everything you need to know about state school music scholarships.
With over a decade of experience preparing students for music scholarships, Lorraine Liyanage can tell you everything you need to know about state school music scholarships.

Meet The Teachers ~ Music Scholarships & Aptitude Test Tutors Mirna & Lorraine

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