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)


Saturday 27 April 2019, 9.30am onwards For all instrumentalists and singers in year 12 or 13 offering a first prize of £400 − sponsored by the Dalesmen Male Voice Choir. (Applications close 6 April 2019)
Applications for 2019 open!...  |  An international summer residential course for o advanced young orchestral musicians aged 16-26, developing an international friendship through high-quality music-making
Applications for 2020 now open...  |  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.
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!