NYCGB Fellowship Programme 2018-19

  • What is it? A full-year development programme for those who wish to prepare for professional choral leadership
  • Who is it for? Outstanding young choral singers and leaders aged 18+ on 1 September 2018 and under 26 on 31 August 2019.
  • When does it take place? The 2018-19 Fellowship will run from September 2018 to August 2019, including all four scheduled National Youth Choir 2018-19 projects. Click here for full details.
  • What does it offer? Exceptional leadership training as a National Youth Choir Section Leader*, and as part of NYCGB's Widening Access & Engagement programme and junior choir staff teams; workshops in solo and ensemble performance and career skills; standalone performance and creative projects.
  • What does it cost? The Fellowship Programme is fully-funded, including free participation in the National Youth Choir’s Annual Programme 2018-19. Fees and expenses are paid for standalone Fellowship performance engagements and Junior Choir staffing work.

How to apply

To apply for a 2018-19 NYCGB Fellowship, you will need to first complete and submit the application form and supporting materials. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to their choice of audition day, following which successful candidates will be invited to accept their Fellowship.

Click here to download the application form

Please submit completed application forms & supporting materials (see form) to [email protected] by Monday 20 August.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to their choice of the following audition days:

> Manchester - Saturday 8 September

> London - Sunday 9 September

Venue details will be supplied with your audition invitation


* For the first time, 2018-19 Fellows will also receive a fully-funded Section Leader place in the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, gaining outstanding peer leadership and mentoring experience over the course of the choir’s new Annual Programme. As before, 2018-19 Fellows will benefit from dedicated opportunities including recitals as an octet, masterclasses and workshops with leading artists and industry professionals, professional skills training, and work experience placements with NYCGB’s Widening Access & Engagement scheme and junior choir residential courses.