This FAQ updated: 4 April 2019

We hold auditions for our choirs each Autumn at locations around the UK*.

Auditions for the National Youth Boys' Choir, National Youth Girls' Choir and National Youth Training Choir are held in October/November. Booking opens in mid to late September.

Auditions for the National Youth Choir are held from 4-21 May 2019 in Manchester, London, Birmingham and Newcastle. Booking opens on Monday 8 April and the booking deadline is Monday 29 April 2019. The National Youth Choir auditions are earlier because the choir has a special Annual Programme which runs from September 2019 to August 2020.


Please note (1): You are free to choose the audition location which suits you best. If your audition is successful, you'll be invited to join the choir appropriate for your age/ability.

Please note (2): We only publish audition locations, and not venues, for safeguarding purposes. Audition venues are usually located centrally and easily accessible by public transport. You'll receive venue details with your confirmation email when you book your audition.

*We are able to offer auditions to current Boys' Choir and Girls' Choir members on their summer courses.