More opportunities for young musicians

Local, national and international competitions, courses and other opportunities available to young musicians in Derbyshire.

Listed below are opportunities − national and local − from organisations outside the Derbyshire Music Education Hub that young musicians in Derbyshire may be interested in.

(Please note: All links from these pages will re-direct outside of this website. The Derbyshire Music Education Hub is not responsible for this content)


The National Youth Folk Ensemble is for talented young instrumentalists aged 14- 18 who are dedicated to developing as folk musicians and excited about collaborating with others who share their passion!
Applications open for 2019!…  |  The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain comprises of musicians aged 13-19 years old from every corner of the UK who play to Grade 8 distinction or equivalent standard, have a passion for orchestral music, a taste for adventure and great team spirit.
Applications for 2018 open!…  |  A summer residential orchestral course for advanced young musicians aged 16-26, developing international friendship through high quality music-making