Applications for the annual YCAT Auditions are now open. The deadline for applications and video submissions is Friday 27th March 2020 at 5.00pm.

From this year, all selected artists will benefit from the exciting new partnership with Concert Artists Guild (CAG) in New York. This will bring unparalleled visibility, opportunities and support for artists on both sides of the Atlantic.

Selected artists will receive:
  • 3–5 years of international management (jointly with CAG in North America)
  • Regular marketing to 5,000+ promoters and concert halls worldwide
  • High-quality publicity materials and professional photo shoots
  • Strategic diary of engagements worldwide including guaranteed performances at YCAT Wigmore Hall Lunchtime Series and at the Merkin Concert Hall in NYC
  • Live recordings of selected performances

Categories for the 2020 Auditions are:
  • Piano Solo
  • Piano (Chamber/Accompaniment)
  • Voice
  • Strings
  • Woodwind, Brass & Percussion
  • Ensembles (3–6 performers)

Semi-Final Auditions will take place on 27–28 April 2020.

The Public Final Auditions will take place on Friday 29th May 2020 at Wigmore Hall, London.

For further information about YCAT auditions, go here.