Bachelor

Jazz

Wind and Brass: Trumpet, Trombone, and Saxophone

1. Technique: Applicant must play a one-take long of 2 octaves scales & arpeggios (ascending and descending) in swing feel with eighth note, with metronome clicking on beats 2 and 4 at 40-60 bpm, all in the keys of D, A, and Bb
Scales: including Major Scales, Harmonic, Jazz Melodic, Natural Minor Scales.
Arpeggios: including Major7th, Dominant 7th, Minor 7th

2. Pieces: Perform one Jazz standard or Jazz Blues repertoires for example Billie Bounce, Au Privave, Take a Train, etc following these orders
• Head in 1 chorus
• Solo Improvisation at least 2 choruses
• Head out 1 chorus
* the audition has to be with a quartet (piano or guitar, bass, and drums) or with a good quality backing track

3.Transcription: plays the transcription with metronome clicking on beats 2 and 4 at 60 bpm.
Download File | Trumpet: Just Friends (Chet Baker)
Download File | Trombone: Freddie Freeloader (Miles Davis)
Download File | Alto Saxophone: Now’s the Time (Charlie Parker)
Download File | Tenor Saxophone: Take the “A” Train (Brandford Marsalis)
• Video Recorded Audition: The recordings will be divided into 3 separated files, including;
a. File no. 1 – Technique:
b. File no. 2 – Piece
c. File no. 3 – Transcription

For each of the above files, each video recording should be of good quality and taken in one take without any edition. Each file should be named to include [applicant’s name and last name + File no.]. The applicant’s face and fingers must be visible at all times.

Chordal: Piano and Electric Guitar

1. Technique: Play a one-take long of 2 octaves scales & arpeggios (ascending and descending) in swing feel with eight note, with metronome clicking on beats 2 and 4 at 40-60 bpm, all in the keys of D, A, and Bb
Scales: including Major Scales, Harmonic, Jazz Melodic, Natural Minor Scales
Arpeggios: including Major7th, Dominant 7th, Minor 7th.

2. Pieces: Perform one Jazz standard or Jazz Blues repertoires for example Billie Bounce, Au Privave, Take a Train, etc following these orders
• Head in 1 chorus
• Solo Improvisation at least 2 choruses
• Accompaniment at least 1 chorus
• Head out 1 chorus
• the audition has to be with a trio or quartet (horns, bass, and drums) or with a good quality backing track

3. Transcription: plays the transcription, with metronome clicking on beats 2 and 4 at 60 bpm.
Download File | Piano: From “Danceland” (Earl ‘Bud’ Powell)
Download File | Guitar: Billie’s Bounce (Wes Montgomery)
• Video Recorded Audition: The recordings will be divided into 3 separated files, including;
a. File no. 1 – Technique:
b. File no. 2 – Piece
c. File no. 3 – Transcription
For each of the above files, each video recording should be of good quality and taken in one take without any edition. Each file should be named to include [applicant’s name and last name + File no.]. The applicant’s face and fingers must be visible at all times

Double bass and Electric Bass

1. Technique: Play a one-take long of 2 octaves scales & arpeggios (ascending and descending) in swing feel with eight note, with metronome clicking on beats 2 and 4 at 40-60 bpm, all in the keys of D, A, and Bb

Scales: including Major Scales, Harmonic, Jazz Melodic, Natural Minor Scales

Arpeggios: including Major7th, Dominant 7th, Minor 7th

2. Pieces: Perform one Jazz standard or Jazz Blues repertoires for example Billie Bounce, Au Privave, Take a Train, etc following these orders

  • Head in 1 chorus
  • Accompaniment with walking bass at least 2 choruses
  • Solo Improvisation at least 1 chorus
  • Head out 1 chorus
  • the audition has to be with a trio or quartet (horns, piano or guitar, and drums) or with a good quality backing track

3. Transcription: plays the transcription and etude with metronome clicking on beats 2 and 4 at 60 bpm.
– Download File | Bass: Exactly Like You

Remark: Applicant who pass with electric bass will be require study double bass as major instrument.

l Video Recorded Audition:  The recordings will be divided into 3 separated files, including;

  1. File no. 1 – Technique:
    1. File no. 2 – Piece
    1. File no. 3 – Transcription

For each of the above files, each video recording should be of good quality and taken in one take without any edition.  Each file should be named to include [applicant’s name and last name + File no.].  The applicant’s face and fingers must be visible at all times. 

Drum set

1. Technique: Play a one-take long of 2 octaves scales & arpeggios (ascending and descending) in swing feel with eight note, with metronome clicking on beats 2 and 4 at 40-60 bpm, all in the keys of D, A, and Bb

Scales: including Major Scales, Harmonic, Jazz Melodic, Natural Minor Scales

Arpeggios: including Major7th, Dominant 7th, Minor 7th

2. Pieces: Perform one Jazz standard or Jazz Blues repertoires for example Billie Bounce, Au Privave, Take a Train, etc following these orders

  • Head in 1 chorus
  • Accompaniment with swing patterns at least 2 choruses
  • Solo trade 4’s at least 1 chorus
  • Head out 1 chorus
  • the audition has to be with a trio or quartet (horns, piano or guitar, and bass) or with a good quality backing track

3. Transcription: plays the transcription and etude with metronome clicking on beats 2 and 4 at 60 bpm.
– Download File | Drums: Transcription for BM

l Video Recorded Audition:  The recordings will be divided into 3 separated files, including;

  1. File no. 1 – Technique:
    1. File no. 2 – Piece
    1. File no. 3 – Transcription

For each of the above files, each video recording should be of good quality and taken in one take without any edition.  Each file should be named to include [applicant’s name and last name + File no.].  The applicant’s face and fingers must be visible at all times. 

Thailand International Music Examination: TIME

1. How to apply with the TIME score

In order to study here, prospectus students should obtain a required result of TIME. The applicant will need to apply for TIME for Thai Music theory, Music Theory, and Aural training. Requirement will depend on the major areas of application.

If the applicant did not pass the TIME (<60%), but qualify for other areas, the applicant will be admitted to the college under condition and will be placed in the music foundation course as indicated in the program curriculum. However, applicant is allowed to re-take TIME and if the result is more than 60%, the applicant can submit the result for an update score until April 2021.

2. TIME Subjects to use for College of Music admission

Program / MajorTIME
(Thai Theory)
TIME 
(Western Theory)
 TIME
(Ear-Training)
BachelorClassical Music Performancesubmit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Jazzsubmit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Thai and Eastern Musicsubmit Grade 12submit Grade 5
Popular Musicsubmit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Music Compositionsubmit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Musical Theatersubmit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Music Education and Pedagogy (Western)submit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Music Education and Pedagogy (Thai)submit Grade 12submit Grade 5
Music Business (Western)submit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Music Business (Thai)submit Grade 12submit Grade 5
Music Technology (Western)submit Grade 12submit Grade 12
Music Technology (Thai)submit Grade 12submit Grade 5

3. Applicants can purchase an application form, handbook, and register at

1) TIME, branch MCGP Seacon Square Srinakarin Tel.: 02 7219894 – 7 

2) TIME, branch MCGP Seacon Square Bangkae Tel.: 02 4582680

3) TIME, branch MCGP Siam Paragon Tel.: 02 1294542 – 6 

4) College of Music Shop, Salaya Tel.: 02 8002525 # 2504, 2505

4. TIME exams are available both on-site and online. (Please check before applying)

Contact TIME for more Information (on-site/online):  www.timemusicexam.com 

mobile phone no. 081 918 5381, call no. 02 4582680

Contact TIME for submit scores TIME:  msadmission@mahidol.edu, musicadmission@gmail.com

Tuition Fees
MajorYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4All Program
Jazz188,900186,200168,000141,000684,100

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