The University of Chichester Conservatoire has one of the largest and liveliest performance departments in the UK with a community of over 900 student performers. You will get to showcase public performances with professional production teams for regional tours, major art festivals and to create and premiere new commissions. The course provides employers with talented graduates in an area where skilled practitioners are in demand and where jazz band instrumentalists, jazz singers, piano/vocalists and guitar/vocalists in particular are welcomed. Train to perform on cruise ships, in stage shows and hotels around the world by developing your practical skills in jazz performance with an equally strong emphasis on preparing you for work on cruise ships and wider entertainment contexts. You will have access to auditioning for full scale production work as well as being guaranteed to take part in fully staged cabaret floor shows. Working with jazz industry professionals and performers who have headlined for some of the most prestigious cruise companies in the world, such as Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Cunard, Crystal, Radisson, Princess, NCL, Saga and Fred Olsen, you will develop the vital skills needed to be competitive in this rapidly expanding entertainment sector. We have a well developed network of employers and agents with whom we can work to efficiently introduce you to for career opportunities in the industry, with special relationships with leading agent and booker, Sonic Artists.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Interview: Candidates will be required to demonstrate their ability in instrumental and vocal performance in an audition. Applicants with high levels of performance skills may be considered for a lower academic offer. IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||No component less than 5.5|
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|