Dalesman Male Voice Choir Student Award Competition

For all instrumentalists and singers in year 12 or 13 offering a first prize of £400 − sponsored by the Dalesmen Male Voice Choir

Cancellation and closures due to Coronavirus

Following most recent Government advice, This Dalesman Male Voice Choir have decided to cancel this event

DMVC logoThe Dalesmen Male Voice Choir are holding their annual Student Award Competition and welcome applications from any young musicians in year 12 or 13 who study and/or are resident in Derbyshire. This year's competition will be held on:

Saturday 18 April 2020, 9.30am start [CANCELLED]
The Strutts Centre, Derby Road, Belper DE56 1UU


About the competition...

  • This competition is open to all instrumentalists and singers in year 12 or 13 at school/sixth form/college
  • First prize - £400, Second prize - £150, Third prize - £75
  • Applicants must reside or be educated in Derbyshire
  • Applicants are expected to perform a minimum of two, but a maximim of four items on their chosen instrument/voice, lasting a minimum of 12 minutes and a maximum of 15 minutes
  • The performnce will take place in front of a panel of adjuicators
  • Applicants may only enter on one instrument/voice and only one application per person will be accepted
  • Is it expected that applicants will be at grade 7 or above on their chosen instrument or as a vocalist
  • Applicants are encouraged to provide their own accompanist however if your accompanist is not able to come with you, the Musical Director of the Dalesman Male Voice Choir will be available to fill that role
  • If you are a vocalist, you may alternatively accompany yourself on an instrument or with a sound system.

How to apply…

Due to the event being cancelled, applications are no longer being accepted.