Interested in applying?

What instruments?

We are looking for instruments normally found in a chamber orchestra:
Violin | Viola | Cello | Double Bass | Flute | Oboe | Clarinet | Bassoon | Horn | Trumpet | Trombone | Percussion | Harp | Piano

What standard?

We are looking for advanced players of grade 8 standard or equivalent – although you don’t have to have taken any exams.

What skills?

We are looking for young musicians who love making music.

Who are:

• highly talented classical players
• open minded and inquisitive
• passionate about their instrument

Who enjoy:

• working in large and small groups alike
• playing in an orchestra and would like to discover different ways of working
• collaborating and exploring new music

To apply you must:

• Download and complete this application form. You can either fill it in digitally or print it out. PDF Form, Excel Form
• Get your instrumental music teacher or your school music teacher, to write a short paragraph for you on this form: PDF Form, Excel Form
• Get your parent or registered carer’s signature. If you fill your form in digitally, we will assume your parent has seen and supports to your application.
• You can email or post your application to us.

Email application forms to academy@brittensinfonia.com

Please post application forms to

Britten Sinfonia Academy
13 Sturton Street
Cambridge
CB1 2SN

Application Deadline

Please note that audition slots on 10th and 11th April will in the first instance; be offered to young people who will be sitting GCSE, AS or A-levels this Summer.
After students sitting exams have been prioritised, auditions will be filled on a first come first served basis.

If you would like to be considered for an audition on the 10th or 11th April, the deadline for your application is Friday 14 March 2014. We will continue to accept applications for the later audition slots until Monday 7 April 2014, which is the final deadline. 

After the appropriate deadline, you will be informed of your audition date and sent a piece of chamber music to prepare.

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BBC Proms 2014 - Rufus Wainwright

Royal Albert Hall, London
11 September 2014 10:15pm

Britten Sinfonia once again join Rufus Wainwright on stage for this late night prom

Tavener: Flood of Beauty

Barbican Hall, London
28 September 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia give the world premiere of John Tavener's last completed concert work.

Kaleidoscopes

Milton Court Concert Hall (Barbican), London
29 September 2014 7:30pm

Nicholas Daniel is the soloist in John Tavener's theatrical oboe concerto, Kaleidoscopes.

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