2019 BBC Proms Youth Ensemble

What is it?

The BBC is recruiting for the next BBC Proms Youth Ensemble. The BBC is looking for talented young string players to perform alongside the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at a Late Night Prom on 10 September 2019, as part of a new commission by a well-known artist (full details to be announced on 17 April!).

Who can apply?

The BBC is looking for up to 34 musicians aged 16 to 25 from across the UK who are playing at a Grade 8 standard (or equivalent) or above on the following instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass. The project involves playing new music, so we are looking for talented and enthusiastic musicians who will rise to the challenge! This isn’t a competition and we’re particularly keen to reach young people from all backgrounds who show promise but might not have had this kind of opportunity to perform with professional musicians.

How to apply

Detailed information on how to apply for the BBC Proms Youth Ensemble 2019 is available on the BBC Proms website and applications are now open.

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