Following successful Sherborne Young Musician concerts, competitions and festivals in 2014 & 2016 applications are now open for the 2018 round.
It begins with the the Sherborne Young Musician Competition on the 19 May 2018 at Sherborne School, run along the lines of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. The competition is for strings, woodwind, brass and piano players as well as solo vocalists up to and including school year 10. Applications are open now and close on 31 January 2018.
This year the International Douzelage Young Musician of the Year festival, with competition and a concert in Granville France, will take place from 1 – 6 July 2018. Applications for teenagers in years 11 – 13 are requested to apply by 8 December for a scholarship to take part.