Bromsgrove Young  Musicians Platform

Applicant Information

Before completing the application form, please read the rules, and in particular observe the following conditions of entry:

1. Applicants must be available for the dates of the Platform Competition.

2. Applicants may request a change of allocated Audition time for serious and unavoidable reasons and only via the Administration team.

3. Applicants must perform the exact programmes of music listed for each round and within the given time limits, but they may change no more than one piece in each programme before the programme deadline and only via the Administration team

4. Applicants must provide a score of music (i.e. including accompaniment) for every piece to be performed.

5. Applicants should make sure that they fill in every section of the online application form.

6. Applicants are required to submit a recent photo (suitable for entry into the programme), proof of age (Passport or ID Card) and a formal reference from their instrumental teacher, confirming that the applicants' musical standard and solo recital experience are appropriate for entry to the Platform Competition.

7. Applicants and their families are encouraged to visit our official Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter accounts to keep up to date with any changes or developments in the Platform Competition.


The 2025 Platform auditions take place during February half-term (Friday, 21st February 2025 and Saturday, 22nd February 2025) in Routh Concert Hall at Bromsgrove School. The Final takes place on the afternoon of Saturday, 31st May 2025. Please read on to find out how you can compete or join us in the audience to support our young musicians.

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The Young Musicians' Platform depends entirely on public generosity. Charities, commercial and professional organisations also give generous help to enable musicians to fulfil their potential. We would welcome your help too.

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Are you an applicant with further questions? Are you an audience member looking for tickets? Take a look at our webpages for more information. You can also contact us directly by email or social media. We look forward to hearing from you.

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