Centre for Young Musicians Application Form

Application form for Centre for Young Musicians

CYM - Apply to Centre for Young Musicians

Applications for our courses and programmes open in November, for entry the following September. The closing date for applications is 1 March 2024. 

If you are applying to study composition on our Full Programme, please complete a separate application form.

Fields marked with an * are required.

Important Information

If you are 18 or over, you can complete this form yourself.

If you are 16 or 17, you can complete this form yourself, but must provide the contact details of a parent or carer who can provide permission for you to participate.

If you are aged 15 and under, a parent or carer must complete the form on your behalf.

Applicant Details

Are you:
Please confirm
The email address provided will be used to acknowledge receipt of this application form and to send other relevant information.
Applicant Gender

Address Details

Parent/Carer Details

The email address provided will be used to acknowledge receipt of this application form and to send other relevant information.
If the applicant would also like to receive emails about their application and other relevant CYM information, please specify their email address below.

Emergency Contact

In case of an emergency, CYM should contact:
Relationship to applicant

Billing Details

Same as address details?


Sign the applicant up to the following courses or programmes (please select all that apply):

The Applicant's Instrument

If you are applying for the Primary Years Programme, Taster Course or the Youth Brass Programme you do not need to fill out the questions below. Please skip to the ‘Stay in touch’ section towards the end of this form.  
Applicants who play more than one instrument should audition with their first study instrument in the first instance. Successful applicants wishing to take lessons on a second study may be able to be heard at a later date.

The Applicant's Experience

(eg. Do they play in a band/orchestra, do they have music lessons at school?)

Stay in touch

We would love to contact you with the latest news and updates at Centre for Young Musicians and Guildhall Young Artists. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please enter your email address below. You can unsubscribe at anytime. 
We would love to know how you heard about us

Parental Permission

Do you give your permission for your child to leave unaccompanied at the end of the session or will they be collected?

Terms & Conditions

CYM’s Terms & Conditions are set out in our Parent/Carer Agreement here. Please read carefully before submitting this application.

Terms and Conditions

Data Protection Policy

Guildhall School is committed to protecting your privacy; this privacy notice explains how we use information about you and how we protect your privacy. If you have any concerns or questions about how the School looks after your personal information please contact the School’s Head of Business Systems and Data in the first instance at information.officer@gsmd.ac.uk. You can also contact the City of London’s Data Protection Officer at information.officer@cityoflondon.gov.uk.

By submitting this form you are allowing Guildhall School to collect, process or use their personal data given, in order to provide a service to you. If you are 16 or 17, you must have permission from a parent or carer to complete this form. If you are under 16, a parent or carer must complete this form on your behalf.

Equal Opportunities Form

Equality Information
There are options to refuse information if you do not wish to provide it, however the information you provide will help us to monitor and develop our provision for students so we would appreciate your assistance. To comply with statutory and Government requirements, data may be disclosed to external agencies including the Department for Education.
Applicant Disability/Long Term Medical Condition

If the applicant has any special requirements due to a disability or long term medical condition please let us know the full details below so we can try and offer facilities which meet their needs.

Data will be used to help evaluate our service and plan for future provision and also to prompt us to contact you with advice and support.

If you prefer to discuss this in confidence, please email the Head of Centre at cym@gsmd.ac.uk

Do you consider the applicant to have a disability or long-term medical condition?