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Our NTU Music Scholarships help you to continue your music practice alongside your academic studies, providing you with paid vocal or instrumental tuition from one of our expert tutors.

Scholarships are awarded for a number of months, a full academic year, or up to the length of your course. You can apply as soon as your receive an offer to study at NTU.



From an award-winning Chamber Choir and Big Band, to a drumline, Concert Band and Band Development Programme, we have lots of different ensembles for you to join.

We also offer the opportunity for you to travel abroad. This year our Chamber Choir will compete at the World Choir Games in South Africa, and our instrumentalists are touring to Germany, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium.

Music scholarships at NTU


We offer a range of performance opportunities — here is a taste of this year’s programme:

  • The NTU Choir are performing Verdi’s Requiem with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall
  • The NTU Brass Band and Drumline are travelling to York to compete at Unibrass.
  • The NTU Big Band will play in the finals of this year’s National Concert Band Festival.

Music facilities

We have a dedicated Music Centre on our City Campus which offers:

  • two practice rooms with upright Yamaha pianos
  • a large rehearsal space with capacity for 200 people
  • a multi-purpose studio
  • plenty of equipment for you to use
  • instrument hire.


Our Students' Union has dozens of musical societies to get involved with, from hard rock and jazz, to Trent Bass – the society for DJs and producers.

There’s also the opportunity to get involved with Fly FM – NTU’s official student radio station.

Still need help?

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