Undergraduate Admission for April 2018

Admissions Capacity

A.O. Admission 345
Schedule A Exam 30
Schedule B Exam 15
Designated school recommendation 70
Pre-college Admission Exam 10
Total 470

Application Eligibility for International Students

An applicant who does not have Japanese nationality. An applicant MUST have completed or be scheduled to complete a 12-yearstandard education curriculum at an educational institution by 31 March 2018 or have an equivalent academic background at the time of application.

Those who have the Student, status of residence of the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act at a time of enrollment.

AO Admission

Admission Capacity
345

Application Eligibility for A.O. Admission

Those who have strong passion for music and have strong mind to study music.
Those who want to improve yourselves in skills and knowledge.
Those who want to study at our college as your first choice. (Applicants are not allowed to decline.)

Admissions by Course (Major)
Couse (Major) Instruments
Composition -
Music Design -
Piano Piano & Composition Master Class ※ 1
Piano Professional Performance Class applicants should apply for A.O. Admission (Only on December 27, 2017) ※ 2
Woodwind Insrtments Flute / oboe / clarinet / bassoon / saxophone
(Piccolo / bass clarinet / soprano saxophone / tenor saxophone / baritone saxophone ※ 4)
※ You can apply for the Brass band instructor masterclass.
Brass Instruments Horn / trumpet / trombone / bass trombone / euphonium / tuba / harmonica ※ 3
※ You can apply for the Brass band instructor masterclass.
String Insrtments Violin / viola / cello / double bass / harp
Percussion Instruments ※ You can apply for the Brass band instructor masterclass.
Electric organs -
Jazz Flute / clarinet / saxophone / trumpet / trombone / guitar / piano /Bass / drums / vibraphone / marimba / percussion ※ 1 / Vocal / Other Musical Instruments
Traditional Japanese musical instrume Koto / Shamisen / Shakuhachi / Yokobue / Taiko / Japanese music percussion Instruments / Biwa / other musical instruments
Rock and Pops Vocal / guitar ※ 5 / base ※ 6 / drums / percussion ※ 7 / keyboard /Singer-songwriter / other musical instruments
Vocal Music ※ You can apply for the Popular Ensemble masterclass.
Musical Theater -
Classical Ballet -
Dance -
World Music Classical guitar / organ / harpsichord / accordion / bandoneon / erhu mandolin / flat mandolin / flamenco guitar / lute / sitar / 5-String Banjo / resonator guitar / oud / ukulele /recorder / harmonica / ocarina / quena / /zampoña/ tarabuka / tar/ djembe/tabla/modular synthesizer
Voice Actor/Animation Song -
Music Education -
  • ※ 1 You can apply either A.O. Admission, Schedule A Exam, or Schedule B Exam.
  • ※ 2 You can apply either A.O. Admission (Only December 27, 2017), Schedule A Exam, or Schedule B Exam.
  • ※ 3 You can apply either A.O. Admission or Pre-college Admission Exam.
  • ※ 4 You can apply either A.O. Admission or Schedule B Exam.
  • ※ 5 Limited to Electric guitar or steel string acoustic guitar
  • ※ 6 limited to electric bass
  • ※ 7 limited to congas, timbales, djembe, or Cajon

Application Schedule for Entrance in April 2018

A.O. Admission
Date of Examination Application Period Results Announcements Admission procedure period ※
1st August 9, 2017 (Mon) August 1, 2017 (Tue)※2 August 12, 2017 (Sat) August 14, 2017 (Mon)
through
August 30, 2017 (Wed)
2nd September 17, 2017 (Sun)※1
September 18, 2017 (Mon)
August 1, 2017 (Tue)
through
September 4, 2017 (Mon)
September 23, 2017 (Sat) September 25, 2017 (Mon)
through
October 11, 2017 (Wed)
3rd October 15, 2017 (Sun) August 1, 2017 (Tue)
through
October 2, 2017 (Mon)
October 21, 2017 (Sat) October 23, 2017 (Mon)
through
November 8, 2017 (Wed)
4th November 18, 2017 (Sat) August 1, 2016 (Tue)
through
November 4, 2017 (Sat)
November 25, 2017 (Sat) November 27, 2017 (Mon)
through
December 13, 2017 (Wed)
5th December 27, 2017 (Wed) August 1, 2017 (Tue)
through
December 15, 2017 (Fri)
December 29, 2017 (Fri) December 30, 2017 (Sat)
through
January 22, 2018 (Mon)
  • ※1 Re-examination only
  • ※2 Application documents for 1st A.O. Admission should be arrived on August 1 by postal service, or should be submitted at the submission event.
  • ※ The accepted applicant is required to submit the documents and to pay the total amounts of the Admission procedure.

Application for A.O. Admission

Please read the Entrance Exam Guidelines carefully to understand the object and flow of A.O. Admission.
Please send the application form and other required documents by the designated envelop by express, simple registered mail.
The Examination fee for A.O. Admission is 42,000 Yen.
Once your application is accepted, an admission ticket to the examination and detail schedule of examination will be sent.

Schedule for A.O. Admission

Data of examination

1) August 9, 2017 (Wed) 2) September 17, 2017 (Sun)※1, September 18, 2017 (Mon) 3) October 15, 2017 (Sun) 4) November 18, 2017 (Sat) 5) December 27, 2017(Wed)

An applicant can select the date of your first examination from above. ※1 Re-examination only

Selection method of A.O. Admission

Applicants will be selected by the following: (There is no exam for non-major piano)

1. Specialized Subjects Examination
An Applicant will be examined through lesson format.
Not only your present perfomance or presentation skills, or completeness of your work, but also your potential abilities and possibilities to improve will be judged.
2. Interview
It is not the questions and answers format but presenting yourself as a self-promotion.
An applicant will be requested to fill in the preliminary information sheet at the examination to facilitate the interview process.
3. Musical Grammar
An applicant will be examined if you have the knowledge and ability necessary to study at the College of Music.
4. Ear Training

An applicant for Brass band instructor masterclass, Classical Ballet, Dance or Voice Actor/Animation Song will not need to take Musical Grammar and Ear Training.
An applicant for Music and Acoustic Design or Musical Theater will not need to take Ear Training.
An applicant for Vocal Music will choose one from the three; Ear Traing, sing at sight or Chorübungen.

Results of the Examination

One of the following results will be sent; 1.Accepted, 2.Re-examination 3.Not Accepted.
An applicant does not have to send the application documents and to pay the additional examination fee in the event of the Re-examination status.

Re-examination

Data of Re-examination

1) September 17, 2017 (Sun), September 18, 2017 (Mon) 2) October 15, 2017 (Sun) 3) November 18, 2017 (Sat) 4) December 27, 2017(Wed)

An applicant may be assigned the Re-examination for expecting better results.
An applicant will not have to re-take the subject you passed.
Please practice to improve based on the notification of the examination or advice in the Specialized Subjects Examination.
The date and time of re-examination will be assigned by the College.

Place of Examination

Senzoku Gakuen College of Music in Kawasaki, Japan

Simultaneous application

An applicant for Rock and Pops can apply the other course (major) simultaneously.
An applicant for Music Design and Composition can apply simultaneously.
A simultaneous applicant should consult before application.
Entrance examination fee is 42,000 yen, If both are accepted, the letter of acceptance will be sent only in your first choice.
Please check the Entrance exam Guidelines for A.O. Admission and General Entrance Exam 2018.
for more information.

Schedule A Exam

Admission Capacity
30
Selection method
Examination subjects are listed in the Entrance exam Guidelines for A.O. Admission and General Entrance Exam 2018
Place of Examination
Senzoku Gakuen College of Music in Kawasaki, Japan
Entrance examination fee
42,000 Yen / The fee for the Simultaneous application is 52,000 Yen
Date of Entrance Examination Application Period Results Announcements Admission procedure period
February 10, 2018 (Sat) and February 11, 2018 (Sun) January 11, 2018 (Thu) through January 30, 2018 (Tue)The application documents should be postmarked during the above period. February 16, 2018 (Thu) February 17, 2018 (Sat) through March 2, 2018 (Fri)The admission documents should be postmarked during the above period.
  • * Your Examination Ticket, Examination Schedule, and Performance Examination Ticket will be mailed on or after February 5, 2018 (Mon).
    Please contact the Admission Center if you have not received by the two days before the examination date.
  • * The date of Examination will be announced on our College web page.
  • * We cannot answer any inquiries regarding the Examination Schedule.

Please check the Entrance exam Guidelines for A.O. Admission and General Entrance Exam 2018.
for more information.

Schedule B Exam

Admission Capacity
15
Selection method
Examination subjects are listed in the Entrance exam Guidelines for A.O. Admission and General Entrance Exam 2018
Place of Examination
Senzoku Gakuen College of Music in Kawasaki, Japan
Entrance examination fee
42,000 Yen / The fee for the Simultaneous application is 52,000 Yen
Date of Entrance Examination Application Period Results Announcements Admission procedure period
March 12, 2018 (Mon) and March 13, 2018 (Tue) February 15, 2018 (Thu) through March 7, 2018 (Wed)The application documents should be postmarked during the above period. March 16, 2018 (Fri) March 17, 2018 (Sat) through March 23, 2018 (Fri)The admission documents should be postmarked during the above period.
  • * Your Examination Ticket, Examination Schedule, and Performance Examination Ticket will be mailed after we receive your application.
    Please contact the Admission Center if you have not received by two days before the examination date.
  • * The date of Examination will be announced on our College web page.
  • * We cannot answer any inquiries regarding the Examination Schedule.

Please check the Entrance exam Guidelines for A.O. Admission and General Entrance Exam 2018.
for more information.