Requirement FAQ

Q: Do I need to show my hand in the video?

A: Yes. In the video, the hands and face of the performer must be clearly visible.

Q: Can I play more instruments in one video?

A: You can only play one musical instrument for each application. An additional musical instrument will need to be submitted as another application.

Q: Can I have several pieces in one link? Can there be a gap between the pieces?

You can send only one link to your performance, it can include several pieces, pauses are allowed​

Q: How much is the application fee? Do chamber groups pay more?

The application fee is £65 per category, and it is the same for all categories.

Evaluation criteria

Creative individuality

Artistic temperaments

Convincing performance

Technical equipment

Understanding of stylistic features

The appearance of the performer