Age limits apply for new prospective students wishing to enter the YPM Music School. Age limits are being calculated at the time of application and are as follows:
|Piano||5 - 12 years|
|Violin||5 - 12 years|
|Guitar||8 - 17 years|
|Flute||8 - 15 years|
|Voice||male||18 - 32 years|
|female||16 - 30 years|
Please note that above age limits apply for acceptance into grade 1 of the Basic Education Program at the YPM Music School and do not assume prior instrumental experience by the applicant.
Applicants who exceed the age limits given above may still be accepted into the YPM Music School as long as their instrumental ability is equivalent to 1 + the difference between the applicants age and the maximum age limit for his/her chosen instrument. In such case prior musical experience is expexted and will be evaluated during the entrance auditions.
An example: A 14 year old applicant wishing to study the piano must prove instrumental abilities equivalent to grade 3 of the YPM Music School.
|Applicants actual age||14|
|Maximum age limit for piano||-12|