Access tests

Specific test for people without academic requirements (art. 69.5 LOE)

  • Pre-registration: From 2 to 22 May 2019
  • Exam: Mayo 29th, 2019 –  9:00 h. at
    • Music Conservatory Óscar Esplá of Alicante
    • Music Conservatory Salvador Seguí of Castellón
    • Music Conservatory Jolaquín Rodrigo of Valencia
    • Art and Design School of Alcoy
    • Art and Design School of Orihuela

Access Test

  • Entrance exams: From 2 to 4 July 2019

RESOLUCIÓN de 13 de marzo de 2019, de la Dirección del Instituto Superior de Enseñanzas Artísticas de la Comunitat Valenciana, por la que se dictan instrucciones y se convoca la prueba de acceso a las enseñanzas artísti-cas superiores

Academic Requirements for Access to Higher Artistic Music Education

Have a Junior-High Degree homologated (a certification of the degree) by Spanish Ministerio de Educación  or have passed succesfully the entrance test for mature students over 25 years  for college or university studies.

If you don’t meet this requirement and your are over 16 years old, you can take a special test according to the  article 69, “Enseñanzas Postobligatorias”, section 5, of the Ley Orgánica 2/2006, de 3 de mayo, de Educación.

Access Test Structure and Content

You must  complete three exercises:

A. INTERPRETATION

1. Applicants must play a 30-minute program with pieces of at least three different styles and one work from memory. Students who fail this ejercise will be discarded. Qualification of this part, if passed, will be 50 percent of the final grade. 
2. Structural and historical analysis of a musical fragment. It will represent 25 percent of the final grade. 
3. Sight reading (a prima vista). It will represent 25 percent of the final grade.

B. COMPOSITION

1. Structural analysis of one or several musical fragments of a set of works performed by the candidate who presents to the court. 
It will represent 40 percent of the final grade. 
2. Piano sight-reading, with previous preparation, a piece of 15 minutes of lenght. It will represent 20 percent of the final grade. 
3. Compositional exercise with four voices of harmonic or contrapuntal texture. It will represent 40 percent of the final grade.

C. PEDAGOGY

1. Applicants must play a 30-minute program with pieces of at least three different styles and one work from memory. Students who fail this ejercise will be discarded. Qualification of this part, if passed, will be 33 percent of the final grade.
2. Structural and historical analysis of a musical fragment. It will represent a third of the final mark. 
3. Piano sight reading (a prima vista).. It will represent a third of the final grade.

D. MUSICOLOGY

1. Structural and historical analysis of a musical fragment. It will represent a third of the final grade. 
2. Harmonization exercise to four voices of a bass or tiple. It will represent a third of the final grade.
3. Play a program with pieces at least three different styles. It will represent a third of the final grade.

If you have a professional music degree the avegrage grade ot these studies will mean 50% of  the final qualification of the entrance test.

Inscription

Documentation to be submitted

1. Admission test application fullfilled

2. A photocopy of the DNI (Spanish ID card) or
a photocopy of passport and NIE (Foreigners’ Identity Number)

3. A photocopy of the High Degree certificate  or
a photocopy of the certificte proving  that you have passed the entrance test for mature students over 25 years for university studies, or
a photocopy or the certificate proving that you have passed the specific test for people without academic requirements (art. 69.5 LOE).
Foreign students must have an homologation by the Spanish Ministerio de Educación  ot the above documents.

4. Receipt of the access test fees  (52,52€). In order to obtain this document, it is essential to have a NIE (Foreigners’ Identity Number).

– If you have the Professional Music Grade, a certificate that proves it and in which the average mark is indicated.

Fee form can be collected in the Conservatory Administrative Secretariator can be obtained on the following web page:  Tasas y otros ingresos de derecho público —> 9778 – Tasa por enseñanzas artísticas superiores. Pruebas
Instructions for generating the payment document (formulario 046).

Specific test for people without academic requirements (article 69.5 LOE)

This test is meant  for students over 16 years old (referred to in the article 69, paragraph 5, of Ley Orgánica 2/2006, de 3 de mayo, de Educación,) who want to have access to the higher artistic teachings but they have not a Junior_High degree.

It is the same to all higher artistic teachings and consists of the following parts:

a. First Part. Text commentary about a general current topic. Students must choose one of two texts and write:

a.1. A  summary about 75-100 words length
a.2. A personal opinion without length limitation

b. Second part. Language test (Spanish or Valencian) Student will answer questions of grammatical type (orthographic, morphological, syntactic and lexical) about a text in Spanish or Valencian (student choice).

c. Third part. Foreign language text. Student will answer questions of grammatical type (orthographic, morphological, syntactic and lexical) about a text in a foreign language (English or French).

Each of the parts is rated from 0 to 10 amd the final result will be the arithmetic average of  the three exercises. The test is exceeded if this rating is equal to or higher than 5, which means the qualification of “Apt”.

The passing of this test has permanent validity for the purposes of access to higher artistic education throughout the Spanish state.

If you fail this test you can not apply for access test to Higher Artístic Music Education.

Documentation to be submitted:

1. Specific test for people without academic requirements (article 69.5 LOE) application   fullfilled
2. DNI (Spanish ID card) or assport and NIE (Foreigners’ Identity Number)
3. Receipt of the specific test for people without academic requirements fees  (21,95€). In order to obtain this document, it is essential to have a NIE (Foreigners’ Identity Number).

Fee form can be collected in the Conservatory Administrative Secretariator can be obtained on the following web page:  Tasas y otros ingresos de derecho público —> 9778 – Tasa por enseñanzas artísticas superiores. Pruebas
Instructions for generating the payment document (formulario 046).

The specific Distance Learning Center of the Comunidad Valenciana (CEEDCV), offers a course of preparation for the test access to higher artistic studies  It is a free distance learning coursee in order to prepare tje 2019 access test.

This program will offer two separate blocks of subjects:

  1. Specific test for people without academic qualifications. This block includes the following matters: Valencian, Spanish, English and Art History.
  2. Specific test of access to higher degrees of artistic education:
    • Art schools and higher Design
    • Ceramic high schools

Enrollment will begin on December 1st amd will be open until January 31 or until the vacancies would be filled Applicants must be over 18 years old by December 31, 2019.