Rising Stars Audition - Piano Conservatorium Open Academy

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Rising Stars Audition - Piano

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Please join the waiting list to be notified when audition applications are opened.

Applications are invited from students who have been playing their instrument for at least two years and are over the age of 6.

Round One: Video recording
Applicants are required to present two contrasting pieces of your own choice showing a range of musical and technical skill; a study and a piece are recommended. The recording should be no longer than 10 minutes and recorded within the last two months. No edits or cuts to the video are permitted, and both pieces should be played consecutively without breaks. The applicant should be visible, and hands clearly displayed throughout the video. Piano accompaniment is not required.

Videos are to be uploaded to YouTube as an unlisted video, with the student’s name and age in the title. The works being performed should be listed in the description box, including composer’s name. Please then email your url links to [email protected]. If the video is not received by the closing date listed, the applicant will not progress further and the fee will not be refunded.

Round two: Live audition
Applicants who pass the video auditions will proceed to a live audition round. The Live Auditions will take place after school on Monday 6th November between 4-8pm. You will be notified of your individual timeslots when you are notified that you have progressed to Round two.

No piano accompaniment is required.

Music Skills Diagnostic Assessment:
In addition to the instrumental audition, all successful applicants will be required to sit a Music Skills Diagnostic Assessment. Attendance at this assessment is compulsory for all successful applicants. The assessment is used to determine the appropriate level of Music Skills class for each student. The result of this assessment has no impact on whether or not the student is offered a place.

The Music Skills Assessment Date will be sent to successful applicants

Rising Stars Student Testimonials

Leanne, piano
Rising Stars is an incredible program – it has the most dedicated, world-class teachers and lectures, practising and performance facilities, supporting staff and talented students.

Tony, piano
Thank you to the Rising Stars program for the great opportunity for me to learn music in an enviroment with like-minded peers. I have gained a holistic understanding of different types of music through music skills, advanced piano playing through instrumental lessons and refined my performance technique through multiple concerts.

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