ISA Young Musician Competition

ISA Young Musician Competition is an opportunity to celebrate the talent and passion within our Members’ Schools for classical music.

UPDATE: Due to the Covid-19 situation, the final this year will be adjudicated online.

Open for entries: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Deadline for entries: Thursday 10 December 2020
Shortlisting announcement and results  January

ISA Young Musician Competition 2021 – Rules and Guidelines

Thank you to everyone who took part in the competition this year and congratulations to those through to the final.

The final will be judged online, the results will be announced in February.

ISA Young Musician Competition 2020 –  Results

After a thrilling final at the Warwick Arts Centre, we are pleased to announce the winners of the first ISA Young Musician Competition 2020. Well done to all schools who made it through to the final and competed to such a high standard.

ISA Young Musician Competition Results 2020

First Place Junior Young Musician- Lia Wunderlich, The Gower School

First Place Middle Young Musician- Victoria Do, St. James’ School

First Place Senior Young Musician- Rosie Gill, Ballard School

Thank you to our judges Charlotte Moseley and Christopher Hoggarth.

Congratulations to Ballard School, Bosworth Independent College, Boundary Oak School, Brackenfield School, Cardiff Sixth Form College, Cundall Manor School, Ditcham Park School, Forest Preparatory School, Ipswich High School, Myddelton College, Quinton House School, Salcombe Preparatory School, Seaton House School, Sinclair House School, Southbank International School, St Catherine’s School, St Wystans School, St. James’ School, TASIS The American International School in England, The Gower School, The Grove Independent School, Windlesham School, Brighton, Worksop College.

With the support of Trinity College London

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Only schools whose Head is a Member with ISA are eligible to enter this competition. Please contact our membership department to enquire about joining ISA.