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Musique

* The College of Music, Mahidol University has been reviewed according to the MusiQue standards in 2020

How to Apply

For Student residing in Thailand

Click below to enter the Online Application System. Before doing so, please read all information in the admissions handbook of the program you are applying for

Click here: http://commas.music.mahidol.ac.th/stu_new/login/login_curri.php?LN=EN

Process for Applying

  1. Register for an Application Code. Applicants must fill-in the information and print the invoice to pay at an SCB bank.
  2. Apply online. Applicants must fill-in the information and print the invoice to pay at an SCB bank.
  3. Mail the completed application form with all support documents to: Registrar’s Office, College of Music, Mahidol University 25/25 Phutthamonthon Sai 4 Road, Salaya, Phutthamonthon, Nakhonpathom 73170, Thailand

For International

YAMP International online auditions

All international oversea applicants must upload a non-edited, continuous playing of all required pieces/songs on YouTube and send your link with your application. Do not make separate tracks for each movement or piece. The entire audition should be recorded/filmed as one track. The following instruments are especially sought: Cello, Double bass, Oboe, Bassoon, French horn

Audition Requirement

Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello and Double bass)

TWO pieces in different character/different period (can be single movement from a sonata or concerto

Harp

  1. ONE etude from - Grossi, 65 Piccoli studi facili e progressivi - Bochsa Op. 318 - Pozzoli
  2. ONE piece by J.S Bach, Dussek, Andres, Hasselmans or Salzedo.

Woodwind (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon)

  1. TWO pieces in different character/different period (can be single movement from a sonata or concerto

Saxophone

  1. ONE selection from Eighteen Exercises or Studies, for all saxophones after Berbiguier by Marcel Mule (Leduc)
    1. Fantasie-Impromptu by André Jolivet (pub. Leduc) - Chanson et Passepied by Jeanie Rueff (pub. Leduc)
  2. ONE Solo repertoire, candidate may choose the following repertoire or other piece of equivalent or higher level.\
    1. Sonatine Sportive by Alexandre Tcherepnine (pub. Leduc)
    2. Sicilienne by Pierre Lantier (pub. Leduc)

Brass (Trumpet, Trombone, Tube, Euphonium and French horn)

  1. TWO pieces in different character/different period (can be single movement from a sonata or concerto

Percussion

ONE Snare Drum Solo or Etude from the following:

  • Anthony Cirone: Portraits in Rhythm
  • Mitchell Peters: Intermediate Studies for Snare Drum
  • Charles Wilcoxin: All American Drummer

ONE 2-Mallet Marimba Solo or Etude from the following:

  • J.S. Bach: Violin Concerto in A minor
  • Paul Creston: Concerto for Marimba
  • Morris Goldenberg: Modern School for Xylophone

ONE 2-Drum Timpani Etude from the following:

  • Saul Goodman: Modern Method for Timpani
  • John Beck: Concepts for Timpani
  • Richard Hochrainer: Etudes for Timpani (Book 1)

Guitar

  1. TWO contrasting movements from easy to intermediate repertoire: Bach, VillaLobos, Brouwer, Sor, Carulli, Carcassi, Lauro, Mertz, Aguado, Diabelli, Giuliani, Barrios etc.

Piano 

  1. Technique (Scale and Arpeggio)

Scales of all major, harmonic minor and melodic minor keys in 4 octaves, hands together in parallel motion, 4 pulses per quarter note equal to M.M. 88, followed by the cadence of the same key as the scale. (See the example 1, 2)

Example 1 Cadence in C major key: I – IV – I64 – V7 - I

Example 2 Scale followed by the Cadence in the key of C major (or C major key?).

  • Arpeggios of all major and minor keys in 4 octaves, hands together in parallel motion, 4 notes to M.M. 72, followed by the cadence of the same key as the arpeggio. (Example 3)

Example 3 Arpeggio followed by the Cadence in a key of C major.

*Note: Scales and arpeggios with the cadence must be performed by memory.

  1. Pieces

Three pieces of the following items will be required to perform.

  1. One Study from Carl Czerny, Stephen Heller, Johann Baptist Cramer, Frederic Chopin, Felix Mendelssohn or Franz Liszt
  2. One solo piece from Baroque or Classical period (Choose one movement from multi-movement work)
  3. One solo piece from Romantic or 20th century period

Note

  • All pieces must be performed by memory. Do not take repeats.
  • All selected repertoires should represent a variety of musical styles as well as demonstrate candidate’s skill in both technical and musical abilities. The level of difficulty of the repertoire selection will be taken into consideration of final audition result by audition committee*.
  • If the candidate must take more than one round of audition, at least one piece (or more pieces) needs to be changed.
  1. Sight-reading

A short piece in Simple Time Signature, in major or minor key no more than 3 sharps or 3 flats.

*The examiner should participate YAMP Open House at least once for understanding the quality of playing and the level of difficulty should be selected.

**Live auditions are preferred for overseas applicants. For applicants who are unable to audition live, please send a DVD of non-edited, continuous playing of all required pieces OR upload on YouTube and send your link with your application. Do not make separate tracks for each movement or piece. The entire audition should be recorded/filmed as one track. Overseas candidates are exempt from playing scales and sight-reading.

Voice (all songs must be performed by memory)

  1. ONE classical selection; an aria or art song not in English
  2. TWO songs of your own choices (Classical or musical theater)

Jazz

Instrument

  1. Wind and Brass:Trumpet,Trombone,Saxophone
  2. Piano and Electric Guitar
  3. Double Bass
  4. Drum Set

Requirement for Video Audition
Divided in 3 parts, which are Repertoire, Transcription and Scales

1. Repertoire
Applicant chooses one from following swing Jazz Standard repertoire
F Blues: Billie’s Bounce
F Blues: Straight no Chaser
F Blues: Bag’s Groove
Bb Blues: Blues Monk
C Blues: C Jam Blues
Applicant must do four chorus soloing.
*Piano and Guitar do 1 more chorus for comping **Drum set must have trading four

2. Transcription
Applicant chooses one from provided transcriptions, plays with
metronome on beat 2 and 4 with tempo 60bpm. *Drum set and Bass must do both transcription and etude
- Download File | Piano : Blues by Five (Red Garland) or Bye Bye Black Bird (Red Garland)
- Download File | Guitar: Gone With the Wind (Wes Montgomery, only First Chorus) or Satin Doll (Barney Kessel, only first chorus)
- Download File | Drums: Tadd’s Delight (Philly Joe Jones) and Single Stroke Exercise
- Download File | Bass: Woody’n You (Bass line by Paul Chambers)
- Download File | Trumpet & Trombone: Oleo (Miles Davis) or So What (Miles Davis)
- Download File | Saxophone: Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker) for Alto and Shiny Stocking (Dexter Gordon) for tenor

3. Scales
Applicant must do scales in swing feel with eight note, metronome on
beat 2 and 4, tempo 60bpm
*one take long, include Major, Harmonic ,Minor and Jazz Melodic ,Minor in G, F
and Bb

Online application and audition information can be found here

click here: https://goo.gl/forms/uxrDFreELsK4jQ932

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