Bachelor

Thai and Oriental Music

Audition Requirement

Thai Voice

1. Sing the “Taptonplengching” set and 1 song of your choice using the rhythmic pattern “Natapbropgai, 3 chan” (standard song) with the selected song being at least 32 measures.

2. Must have the ability to hit cymbals at various rhythmic rates, be able to read notes and pronounce intonation in rhythm of Natapbropgai, 3 chan, and be able to sing the notes provided by the committee.

3. Consideration will come from the auditionee’s overall singing, which includes completeness and correctness of the performed repertoire, including the quality of sound and technique.

Thai Strings and Instruments, including Saw Duang, Saw Uu, Saw Sam Sai, Jakae, Kim, and Khlui Piang Aw

1. Play 1 song using the rhythmic pattern “Natapbropgai, 2 chan” (standard or solo song) with each song being at least 48 measures.

2. Consideration will come from the auditionee’s overall performance, which includes completeness and correctness of the performed repertoire, including the quality of sound and technique.

Pipaat Instruments, including Ranad Eek, Ranad Tum, Pii Nai, Kong Wong Yai and Kong Wong Lek

1. Play the song Ruasamla and a solo song of not less than 48 measures.

2. Consideration will come from the auditionee’s overall performance, which includes completeness and correctness of the performed repertoire, including the quality of sound and technique.

Thai Drums

1. Play the song Satugan with a Tapon Thai and play the rhythmic pattern “Natapsongmai” and “Natabropgai,” in 3 chan, 2 chan and 1 chan with a Glongkaek and Rammana.

2. Consideration will come from the auditionee’s overall performance, which includes completeness and correctness of the performed repertoire, including the quality of sound and technique.

Thai Folk Music Instruments, including Kaen, Pin, Ponglang, Wote and Saw

1. Play the following song:
Kaen – Laitangyao or Laitangsan
Pin – Lailampleun or Laiputhai
Ponglang – Lailampleun
Wote – Lailampleungaonama
Saw – Laiputhai or Laisitandon

2. Consideration will come from the auditionee’s overall performance, which includes completeness and correctness of the performed repertoire, including the quality of sound and technique.

Eastern Musical Instruments, including, Eastern Musical Instruments, including Yangchin, Gujeung, Goto, and Ahoo

1. Play 2 songs of your choice for not more than 10 minutes.

2. Consideration will come from the auditionee’s overall performance, which includes completeness and correctness of the performed repertoire, including the quality of sound and technique.

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
Thai and Eastern Music183,500167,300177,400159,900688,100

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