How to Apply


For all courses except the Young Strings Project, selection for the Junior Conservatoire is by competitive auditions. The main session of auditions is held during April and May, although auditions may be offered during the year if vacancies exist.

Closing dates for applications and information on vacancies can be obtained from the Junior Conservatoire. Consultation lessons can be arranged on request.

At audition, you will be expected to perform two contrasting pieces or movements on your principal instrument and one on your second instrument (if applicable). You should be prepared for sight reading, scales and aural tests at an appropriate level. You should also be prepared to answer questions on your audition pieces as well as general musical knowledge.

Applying for a Junior Conservatoire Course

To apply for any Junior Conservatoire course, please use our online application form:

Junior Conservatoire application form