National Youth Folk Ensemble 2019–20 & Youth Folk Sampler Days
Posted: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:48
National Youth Folk Ensemble 2019–20
The National Youth Folk Ensemblebrings together talented young musicians from across England to create and perform inspiring new versions of traditional music.
We are looking for excellent players to join the fourth cohort of the Ensemble. To be considered, you need to be dedicated to your development as a folk musician, and excited about collaborating with others who share your passion!
Ensemble members will participate in four weeks of intensive residential courses in different parts of England and receive high quality tuition and guidance from leading folk musicians.
Financial circumstances are no barrier to participation – full bursaries are available to support membership fees and travel costs.
If you are interested in joining the National Youth Folk Ensemble, you'll need to attend a Sampler Day to start the audition process.
Free creative workshops and the first step to joining the National Youth Folk Ensemble.
- Aged 14–18 on 1 September 2019?
- Play an instrument confidently?
- Want to take part in an inspiring day of music making?
Explore English folk music, learn from inspiring tutors, play with other young musicians from your region, and – if you want to – audition for the 2019–20 National Youth Folk Ensemble.
These FREE daysled by Sam Partridge(Artistic Director from October 2019), Rob Harbron and Miranda Rutter, offer a positive and welcoming atmosphere for young musicians to take part in creative folk music workshops. All playing and learning will be done by ear.
Sampler Days are open to players of any instrument.