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Music for Youth Regional Festival Series 2016 – Registration now open!

13th October 2015

Join 40,000 Young Musicians in the world’s largest youth music festival.

The Regional Festival Series 2016 is now open for entries! Made up of over 50 festivals nationwide, the Festivals give 40,000 young musicians a chance to perform their music and gain valuable feedback from our professional music mentors. The Series, sponsored by ABRSM, takes place between January and March 2016 with over 1,500 music groups performing.

Who can enter?

The Series is open to groups of young musicians based in the UK, aged 21 and under, who are performing an eclectic range of music to any standard. The Regional Festivals are free to enter and offer young musicians a platform on which to perform anything from folk, world and roots to western classical and contemporary jazz through to urban and electronic music.

Are you a Rock, Pop & Urban Act?

In some regions there are specific festivals especially for Rock, Pop & Urban music. See here for these locations.

Where are the festivals?

The festivals are in multiple locations across England and Wales. To find your nearest event and enter to take part in the MFY Season 2016, follow the link below. Deadline for entry is Wednesday 2 December 2015.

Register on the Music for Youth website