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Applying for the Bachelor of Music

To access the Bachelor of Music at Taller de Musics it is necessary to pass the entrance exams in accordance with resolution EDU/226/2024, of February 1st, which calls the entrance exams to the degrees in higher artistic education adapted to the European Higher Education Area, corresponding to the 2024-2025 academic year; as well as resolution EDU/78/2022 of January 20, which establishes the basis of the specific entrance test for higher artistic education, convened by Resolution EDU/263/2023, of January 31, which calls for entrance tests to access higher artistic education adapted to the European Higher Education Area, corresponding to the 2023-2024 academic year.

The Bachelor of Music represents a crucial stage of development of the musician, which has a major impact on the evolution of his career. The objective of the entrance exam is to assess the skills of applicants and determine whether they can successfully study the Bachelor in Music in the chosen speciality. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places offered, the tests can assess which of the candidates gathers more merit to access places available.

 

Applying for the Bachelor of Music 2024-2025

Normative

RESOLUTION EDU/226/2024, of February 1st, which calls for entrance tests to access higher artistic education adapted to the European Higher Education Area, corresponding to the 2023-2024 academic year (DOGC núm. 9097 – 8.2.2024).

RESOLUTION EDU/2054/2021, of June 29, which establishes the basis of the specific entrance test for higher artistic education. (DOGC number 8452 – 7.7.2021)

RESOLUTION EDU/78/2022, of January 20, which modifies annex 1 to the Resolution EDU/2054/2021, of June 29, which establishes the basis of the specific entrance test for higher artistic education. (DOGC number 8592 – 26.1.2022)

The objective of the specific entrance tests is to ensure that applicants are in possession of knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to study the relevant teachings.

Available places

Performance: Jazz i Música Moderna / Songwriting / Flamenco
Accordion2
Bass5
Cello2
Clarinet2
Double bass3
Drums6
Flamenco: voice3
Flamenco: guitar3
Flute2
Guitar6
Percussion2
Piano/ keyboards6
Sax5
Trombone2
Trumpet3
Vocal – Songwriting14
Violin2
Pedagogy5
Composition5

 

The distribution of places is indicative and will be determined according to the results of the entrance exams.

Communication of candidates admitted to the exams

Publication of the provisional list of candidates admitted to the exams: May 16 from 4 pm onwards.
Correction of defects in the documentation submitted: from May 17 to May 30.
Publication of the definitive list of those admitted to the exams: May 31.

Entrance exams dates

Entrance exams schedule

DATES

Part A:  June 1, 2024
Part B:  June 11 and 12, 2024

TIMETABLE

Applicants without a Professional Degree
9:30-10:45 | Dictation
11:00-12:30 | Score Analysis
13:00-14:00 | Aural Analysis
14:00-14:30 | Instrumental Test (for Composition applicants)

Applicants with a Professional Degree
10:00-12:00 | Single Test

 

Specific educational needs

Applicants with specific educational needs derived from physical, psychic or sensory disabilities or other serious disorders, who have official recognition, can request the additional resources necessary to participate in the entrance exam. The process for requesting these adaptations, addressed to the General Directorate for Family and Educational Community Care of the Department of Education, can be found in point 4 of Annex 1 of Resolution EDU/121/2022 of January 26.

Transfer of Transcript to Taller de Músics ESEM

Access to Taller de Músics ESEM may be undertaken via the transfer of a transcript from another official Spanish higher music education centre. Students who wish to undertake this transfer of a transcript to Taller de Músics ESEM must request admission by filling out the relevant form and submitting a brief academic CV either to the Secretariat of the centre or online. Music performance recordings must be also provided (preferably with links), or own compositions for Composition students. Taller de Músics ESEM would be able to ask for a personal interview with the applicant.

Once the request has been processed, if it is accepted by Taller de Músics ESEM, the student must complete the relevant paperwork in their centre of origin and matriculate in Taller de Músics ESEM within the standard general matriculation period.

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Students from centres outside Spain
Students who have started higher music studies at a centre outside Spain must take the regular entrance exams and, once they have passed them, may apply for the recognition of credits if they correspond to studies within the EHEA, or the validation of credits corresponding to studies outside the EHEA, according to the regulations.

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