ISA Young Musician Competition

ISA Members’ Schools are invited to take part in the first ISA Young Musician Competition 2020. This instrumental competition is an opportunity to celebrate the best classical musicians across the ISA.

  • Entry for this event requires an online qualification round.
  • Entries must be filmed and submitted through the online form on the website.
  •  Each school may enter three pupils per age group maximum (junior (KS1/2), middle (KS3) and senior (KS4/5)).
  • Deadline for online qualification round: Wednesday 4 December 2019.
  • Those who qualify will be invited to compete in the final on Sunday 26 January 2020, at the Warwick Arts Centre, CV4 7AL.
  • Competition open to all ages.
 Opening dates for entries:  Monday 16 September 2019
 Deadline to enter: Wednesday 4 December
 Final:  Sunday 26 January 2020 – Warwick Arts Centre, CV4 7AL

ISA Young Musician Rules and Guidelines 2020

This competition is now closed for entry. The finalists will be announced early January 2020.

With the support of Trinity College London

Trinity College London is proud to be sponsoring the ISA Young Musician Competition. We believe that effective performance skills are life enhancing, know no bounds and should be within reach of us all. To support this endeavour Trinity will be providing the winners of the competition with an opportunity to participate in a music masterclass with a leading musician/composer in their chosen instrument. We wish all those pupils taking part the best of luck and look forward to the final!

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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.