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More opportunities for young musicians

Local, national and international competitions, courses and other exciting opportunities available to the young musicians in Derby and 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)

A competition for all instrumentalists and singers in year 12 or 13 offering a first prize of £400 − sponsored by the Dalesmen Male Voice Choir.
An international summer residential course for advanced young orchestral musicians aged 16-26, developing an international friendship through high-quality music-making.
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.