News for 2017

DATES: We are pleased to announce the dates for 2017:

Preliminary Round: 17th July 2017 at Kendal Town Hall  from 10am

Finals Concert: 1st September 2017 at Grange Victoria Hall at 7.30pm


ELIGIBILITY: There are two important changes to the eligibility rules for competing in 2017:

The Age Limit has been reduced.  To be eligible you must be at least 16 on July 1st.

It is no longer obligatory to be in full time musical education, or intending to be.

The three eligibility rules are therefore:

  • you must have been born/educated in Cumbria
  • you must be aged 16-22 at the beginning of July in the year of the competition
  • you must have passed Grade 8 or be currently studying at Grade 8 standard

Application Forms for the 2017 Award are now available and should be submitted by 30th April 2017.