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

Applications for Britten Sinfonia Academy 2014-15 are now closed. Applications for Britten Sinfonia Academy 2015-16 will be open in November 2014.  

 

Calendar

November 2014

Thomas Adès : See the Music, Hear the Dance

Sadler's Wells, London
01 November 2014 7:30pm

Pianist, conductor and composer, Thomas Adès is the subject of Sadler's Wells composer series in an evening of dance.

Thomas Adès

Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
02 November 2014 7:30pm

Thomas Adès explores his own extraordinary soundscapes with Britten Sinfonia and violinist Pekka Kuusisto.

Curlew River - US Tour 2014

Memorial Hall, Carolina Performing Arts, North Carolina
06 November 2014 7:30pm

A revival of Netia Jones' critically acclaimed production of Britten's Curlew River takes to US stages in seven performances across New York, North Carolina and Berkeley.

Curlew River - US Tour 2014

Memorial Hall, Carolina Performing Arts, North Carolina
07 November 2014 8:00pm

A revival of Netia Jones' critically acclaimed production of Britten's Curlew River takes to US stages in seven performances across New York, North Carolina and Berkeley.

Curlew River - US Tour 2014

Zellerbach Hall, University of California, Berkeley
14 November 2014 8:00pm

A revival of Netia Jones' critically acclaimed production of Britten's Curlew River takes to US stages in seven performances across New York, North Carolina and Berkeley.

Curlew River - US Tour 2014

Zellerbach Hall, University of California, Berkeley
15 November 2014 2:00pm

A revival of Netia Jones' critically acclaimed production of Britten's Curlew River takes to US stages in seven performances across New York, North Carolina and Berkeley.

Turner Sims 40th Anniversary Gala

Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton
19 November 2014 8:00pm

Britten Sinfonia perform as part of this special event celebrating 40 years of Turner Sims.

John Woolrich at 60

Milton Court Concert Hall (Barbican), London
20 November 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia celebrate the 60th birthday of close friend, collaborator, composer and programmer, John Woolrich

John Woolrich at 60

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
21 November 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia celebrate the 60th birthday of close friend, collaborator, composer and programmer, John Woolrich

Cambridge Music Festival - Britten War Requiem

Ely Cathedral, Ely
22 November 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia join forces with musicians from the University of Cambridge for a performance of Britten's War Requiem in Ely.

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch 1 2014-15

St Andrew's Hall, Norwich
28 November 2014 1:00pm

An hour-long lunchtime concert featuring a new work by Patrick John Jones, winner of OPUS2014.

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