Applications for 2017-18 will open soon!
The National Youth Folk Ensemble is for talented young instrumentalists aged 14-18 who are dedicated to developing as folk musicians and excited about collaborating with others who share their passion!
Ensemble members will:
Membership is an annual commitment and the first cohort will take part from October 2016 - August 2017.
We will open recruitment for the 2017-18 cohort in early 2017. Please sign up for our EFDSS Education News to find out when recruitment opens.
Sampler Days are the first stage of the audition process and will take place across England from 27 May - 4 June 2017.
Following the Sampler Days, selected musicians will be invited to attend a final audition in London on 8 or 9 July 2017.
The Sampler Days are free to attend and will include creative workshops with Sam Sweeney (Artistic Director 2016-18), Miranda Rutter and Rob Harbron, short individual auditions, and a Q&A with Ensemble staff.