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APPLY NOW: 2023-2024 MTNF MUSON Music Scholars Programme For Nigerian Students

APPLY NOW: 2023-2024 MTNF MUSON Music Scholars Programme For Nigerian Students

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The MTNF/MUSON Music Scholars program, a collaboration between the Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) and the MTN Foundation (MTNF), has released details regarding the entrance exams for the 17th batch of students applying for the MTNF/MUSON Music Scholars Diploma course in music. The course is scheduled for the academic year 2023 – 2024.

The MUSON School of Music boasts a team of highly qualified staff and state-of-the-art facilities, ensuring that it aligns with global benchmarks for music education.

SCHOLARSHIPS DETAILS.

The diploma course is a comprehensive two-year program that provides advanced music training in various majors like Piano, Organ, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Classical Guitar, and Voice.

In addition to their major instrument, students must also study a minor instrument from a different instrumental family for two terms. Voice students need to pass grade 2 piano, instrumentalists must pass vocal techniques, and all students must be part of the choir. String majors are required to participate in the orchestra, while wind and percussion majors must join the band. Those not majoring in specific instruments can audition for the orchestra band.

Our main objective is to cultivate well-rounded and highly educated musicians who can easily transfer to a university to complete their undergraduate music degree. Our syllabus follows the standards of a Conservatoire to ensure the quality of our graduates.

The examinations are scheduled from September 5th to September 8th, 2023, and consist of three parts:

A written examination in Music Theory at a grade 5 standard, covering general music knowledge.

An audition on the major instrument or voice at least at grade 5 standard, which will be evaluated by a faculty or jury.

An aural interview to assess the candidates’ listening and comprehension skills.

SCHOLAR BENEFITS AND AWARD

Apart from the monetary support, the scholarship also boosts recipients’ confidence, and motivation, and fosters a sense of belonging in them.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

No Application Form Required 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants applying for the MTNF/MUSON diploma course in Music should meet the following criteria:

  • Possess the General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) Ordinary Level with credits in five (5) subjects, including English Language; or
  • Hold the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) with a credit in English Language.
  • The 5 credits must be obtained in not more than two sittings before admission to the diploma course.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

PRACTICAL: Must have a grade five (5) or higher pass certificate from the MUSON School of Music or any other recognized music examining body like ABRSM or Trinity.

THEORY: Must have a grade five (5) or higher pass certificate from the MUSON School of Music or any other recognized music examining body.

Kindly Note: Applicants with practical or theory certificates mentioned above would have also fulfilled the GCE (O/L) or SSCE requirements.

Applicants lacking the required theory but demonstrating exceptional practical ability may be considered for admission. These students will need to take a remedial theory course and meet the minimum requirements in the first year.

Selection Process: The examinations are scheduled from September 5th– September 8th, 2023, and will consist of the following:

A written examination in Music Theory at a grade 5 standard and general music knowledge.

An audition on a major instrument or voice of at least grade 5 standard, assessed by the faculty or jury.

An oral interview Will be conducted last and successful candidates from the examinations will receive an invitation for admission.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

To begin, click on the “APPLY HERE” hyperlink found at the bottom of this webpage:

Candidates who have the mentioned Practical or Theory certifications should also meet the GCE (O/L) or SSCE criteria.

Prospective applicants who lack the necessary theory qualifications but demonstrate exceptional practical skills as judged by the Faculty/Jury may be considered for admission.

However, they will be required to take a remedial theory course to meet the required standard by the end of the first year.

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