Develop your skill set in more than one subject area and study with a wider range of expert staff on the Folk with Popular Music course at Leeds Conservatoire. You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Folk and your Specialist Group Study modules in Popular Music.
Rebellion. Tradition. Activism. Our exciting, inclusive approach to folk and traditional music explores music, stories and traditions from all over the world. We explore traditional music from the British Isles and globally, expanding it through innovative performance, composition, arrangement and recording techniques. We champion original material, and encourage you to take creative risks. By the end of your Folk with Popular Music degree, you will be a specialist in your chosen discipline and will have established your individual artistic identity and voice as a musician, whilst possessing a breadth of understanding, knowledge and transferable skills that will support you throughout your future career.