National Youth Choir Auditions

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Talented young singers take note: National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) are holding auditions for the National Youth Choir at venues across the UK and they want to hear from you!

National Youth Choir

National Youth Choir applications must be made online by 29 April at

This years’ annual programme for the National Youth Choir, includes an International Tour to the 12th World Symposium of Choral Music in Auckland, New Zealand. They are the only choir from the UK to be invited, from over 190 applicants, to perform alongside some of the best choirs in the world.

External candidates must be aged 18+ on 1 September 2019 and no older than 22 on 31 August 2019. Full-year programme for successful candidates, commencing September 2019.

Booking for auditions opens as follows on NYCGB’s website:

Booking now open!

Booking deadline – Monday 29 April 2019


2019 Auditions Dates:

Saturday 4 May:       Manchester, Chethams School of Music

Sunday 5 May:         North East, venue tbc

Saturday 18 May:     London, Royal Albert Hall

Sunday 19 May:       London, Royal Albert Hall

Tuesday 21 May:     Birmingham, CBSO Centre


NYCGB Fellowship Programme

Applications for the NYCGB Fellowship Programme is now open with a closing date of Friday 10 May, 12pm - Information can be found at:


Launched in 2015 the Fellowship is a training scheme for aspiring choral leaders which develops solo and ensemble performance technique, leadership and educational experience, and professional skills and networks. Each year, eight outstanding candidates aged 18-25 are selected from open applications to join the programme.


Applications for the NYCGB Fellowship Programme 2019-20. 


Applications now open!

Closing date: Friday 10 May, 12pm 2019


2019 Audition Dates:           

Friday 14 June: London

Saturday 15 June: Manchester


NYCGB Auditions cost £35. Financial assistance is available through the NYCGB Financial Assistance Scheme, which also offers support with costs of membership for successful candidates.


For booking and all further information: 


 We are proud that the Royal Albert Hall is the Principal Supporter of NYCGB’s Auditions Programme,


Published: 23/04/2019
Audience: Head Teachers and Music Coordinators
Contact: Sara Brent

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