Instrumental Categories

YCAT auditions are open to the following instruments:

  • Strings
  • Woodwind, Brass & Percussion
  • Voice
  • Solo Piano / Keyboard
  • Collaborative Piano (chamber/accompaniment)
  • Ensemble (3-6 instrumentalists)

Age Limit

As of 29 May 2020, you must be:

Instrumentalists - aged 28 or under

Singers - aged 30 or under

Ensembles - average age of 30 or under

Management

If you have local, commercial or international management in Europe or North America at the time of application you are not eligible to apply.

Education

You have completed (or are in the process of completing) a recognised course of study for your instrument/voice.

EU National/Non-EU National

If you are an EU National, you must have the right to undertake regular paid performance work in the UK without the need for individual work permits.

If you are a non-EU National, you must have the correct visa to be able to undertake regular performance work in the UK without the need for individual work permits. Please note, this does not currently include Tier 4 student visas.

YCAT is unable to provide letters of invitation or visa application support.

Still not sure? See Audition FAQs