West London Free School: Tips for the Music Aptitude Test Thursday 19 October 2017

Very best of luck to all students sitting the West London Free School Music Aptitude Test. The test assesses pitch perception and sense of rhythm/pulse. Candidates will not be asked to prepare anything or bring an instrument as the test is all completed vocally. It is not a test of vocal quality. With the pulse section,… Continue reading West London Free School: Tips for the Music Aptitude Test Thursday 19 October 2017

Habs / Prendergast Round 2 Audition: What To Expect

All of our students have successfully passed the Round One Music Aptitude Test selection process for Haberdashers’ Aske’s and Prendergast Hilly Fields school. The Round Two auditions are taking place this week. Two of our students have already sat an audition and have given some feedback that I thought would be useful for anyone sitting… Continue reading Habs / Prendergast Round 2 Audition: What To Expect

Guidance Notes for the Music Aptitude Test

We advise trying one test on your own, then try at least one test with your music teacher to work through sections you are finding difficult. Here are our tips for each section. Nb. not all schools use all of the sections listed below so make sure you check which sections you have to answer.… Continue reading Guidance Notes for the Music Aptitude Test

Habs & Prendergast Music Aptitude Test: Is the Instrument the same or different?

In the Music Aptitude Test  for Prendergast and Haberdashers, you will have to listen to two differing notes of music and identify whether the second instrument is from the same music family or different. This section of the test is relatively simple once you know all the different sounds of instruments, so have a good… Continue reading Habs & Prendergast Music Aptitude Test: Is the Instrument the same or different?

Performance Opportunities for Young Musicians in London

Gain valuable experience of performing to a small and friendly audience at one of the Dulwich Music Festival’s upcoming events. All events are open to students studying in London and surrounding areas, you do not need to live in Dulwich to enter. Booking Now Open for the Following Performance Opportunities:  Clementi Junior Piano Festival Sunday… Continue reading Performance Opportunities for Young Musicians in London

Music Aptitude Test Seminar for Parents: Your Questions Answered

Come to our Music Aptitude Test seminar for in-depth information about the two-stage Music Scholarship process used at state secondary schools. The seminar will cover the requirements of both Rounds of the audition in a seminar designed to answer questions we frequently receive from parents of young musicians. We are holding our next Music Scholarship seminar at… Continue reading Music Aptitude Test Seminar for Parents: Your Questions Answered