Leeds College of Music
With over 1,100 full-time students, Leeds College of Music is the only specialist music college in the UK to offer both higher and further education courses, providing a unique opportunity for students to be taught in a vibrant and creative atmosphere by academic staff at the forefront of their fields.
Based in a contemporary complex at the heart of the city's Cultural Quarter, Leeds College of Music offers everything you need to host a successful meeting, conference or concert. The conservatoire also provides a range of rehearsal spaces and recording studios, while musicians and ensembles for all types of engagement are available for hire through the musicians booking service.
Areas of expertise:
Professional standard musicians
Leeds College of Music is a specialist music conservatoire; a hub for high quality musical activity and music education, with world-class facilities and access to industry professionals of international acclaim. It is a member of both Conservatoires UK and the Association Européenne des Conservatoires and as well as being an Apple Authorised Training Centre, Leeds College of Music was awarded All-Steinway School status in 2011 – becoming the only conservatoire in England to have 90% of its pianos from the Steinway family.
With a focus on collaboration and industry-focused learning, Leeds College of Music is the only conservatoire in the UK to offer pathways in Classical Music, Jazz, Popular Music and Music Production at both further and higher education levels. Students have access to quality 1:1 teaching and benefit from a supportive environment that enables them to become creative, confident and versatile practitioners in their chosen fields.
Through the conservatoire’s education offering, a range of short courses, high quality provision for young musicians and an inspirational annual concert season, Leeds College of Music provides opportunities for the local, national and international communities to engage with music and music-making of the highest standards.