Develop your skill set in more than one subject area and study with a wider range of expert staff on this Popular Music with Jazz course at Leeds Conservatoire. You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Popular and your Specialist Group Study modules in Jazz.
In 2005, we became the first UK conservatoire to deliver a specialist course in Popular Music, and we’re still pioneers. We champion original material and encourage you to take creative risks. As well as focusing on your performance skills, you’ll develop composition skills and enrich your commercial expertise with practical guidance.
This very practical course supports your development into a highly skilled specialist performer. Focus is placed on developing technical proficiency and artistry, as well as enhancing compositional, musicological and critical listening skills. We champion original material, and encourage you to take creative risks. By the end of your popular music with Jazz 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.