1st part


For the test in the main subject, the applicants will have to bring along their own ensemble. If required, the academy may assist in finding accompanists.

Duration: approximately 20-25 min. including voting.
Assessment: You are graded on a scale of 7.

The test is only passed if you achieve a minimum of 02 in the compulsory part.

The judging committee consists of:

  • 1 external examiner
  • 1 internal instrumental examiner
  • 1 internal examiner

2nd part

Further tests

The test consists of:

  1. melodic imitation
  2. improvisation and playing by ear
  3. Sight reading
  • Duration: approximately 25 min., including voting
  • Judgment: You are graded on a scale of 7.
  • Jury: 2 in-house examiners

Ear training/piano/singing

The test consists of:

Ear training:

    1. Intervals within one octave: up, down and harmonic.
    2. Triads: major, minor, augmented, diminished and suspended - all in root position.
    3. Tetrads: maj7, 7, m7, Ø (m7b5), o7 (dim7) - all in root position.
    4. Short imitation and notation of melodies within the major scale.
    5. Short imitation and notation of rhythms.
    6. Identification of typical harmonic progressions.

      Piano: (omit if the applicants has piano as major instrument).

      1. Self chosen piano piece, duration 2 minutes
      2. sight playing (30 minutes preparation is given)

      Singing: (omit if the applicant has voice as a main subject)

      Singing to own accompaignment, duration 2 minutes. Emphasis is put on a personal musical expression, delivery of the lyrics and coherence between singing and accompaniment.

      Duration: Max. 30 min - including voting

      The applicant is graded on a scale of 7 in each of the three disciplines: ear training, piano and singing

      Jury: 2 in-house examiners

      Music theory

      Written test in music theory and notation.

      It is presupposed that the applicant has a knowledge of:

      1. Notation of the following scales (in bass and treble clef): major, natural minor, harmonic minor, melodic minor, ionian, dorian, frygian, lydian, mixolydian, aeolian og locrian..
      2. Notation of chords symbols based on chords notated in bass and treble clef.
      3. Notation af chords in bass and treble cleff based on chord symbols
      4. tetradic chord voicing and voice leading: Notation of a missing voice between melody and root - based on given chord symbols (all parts have the same rhythm).

      Duration: 90 min

      The applicant is graded on a scale of 7

      Jury: 2 in-house examiners

      Examples :