Strings, Harp & Guitar Auditions

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Strings, Harp & Guitar Auditions

We encourage you to attend a live audition where possible, as this offers candidates the opportunity to engage in live music-making, to meet key departmental staff, and to experience our vibrant school environment.

If you are based overseas and elect to submit a recorded audition, the deadline to upload your audition video(s) is Friday 27 October 2023. Details about how to upload your recording(s) will follow after the application deadline.

Live Auditions - Bowed Strings

Recorded Auditions - Bowed Strings

Please upload a pre-recorded video following the live audition requirements above. Instructions about how to upload your video will be sent to you after the application closing date.

Successful candidates will be invited to an online interview (via Zoom) with the Head of Strings and a member of the chamber music department at a later date. 


Classical Guitar

Artist Diploma – all Bowed Strings, Harp, and Guitar applicants

Applicants who are successful in the initial audition round will be required to submit the below (you will be contacted following your audition):

  • an up-to-date artistic CV
  • a recent recording (made within the last year). 

These items will be reviewed by the Artist Diploma Panel as part of the second round of consideration.