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Welcome to the website of the Cornwall Music Education Hub!

Led by Cornwall Learning, our Hub is made up of over 40 partners and supporting organisations all working together to support music education for young people in Cornwall. This website provides an insight into our current activities and how you can get involved.

Vision for Cornwall’s Music Education Hub

To celebrate and grow Cornwall’s rich music legacy by shaping an inclusive and dynamic culture which inspires learning, creates aspirational performance opportunities and supports every child and young person to achieve their musical potential.

Further information about the membership and purpose of the CMEH can be found on the ‘About’ page.


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Upcoming Events


28/11/2015 09:54 - 28/11/2015 09:54

NYCGB Cornwall Auditions - Truro

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National Youth Choirs of Great Britain Auditions 2015

Auditions Programme Principal Supporter: The Royal Albert Hall

In 2015, the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain will hold 12 days of auditions for four of its five constituent choirs at 14 locations nationwide.

We are particularly looking forward to our audition day in Truro on Saturday 28 November, and to the opportunity to welcome more members from Cornwall to our choirs, which already contain 19 talented young singers from the county.

Candidates may audition for the following choirs:

The National Youth Boys’ Choir – for trebles and boys with changing voices, ages 9-15.

The National Youth Girls’ Choir – for girls, ages 10-15.

The National Youth Training Choir – for boys and girls, ages 14-18.

The National Youth Choir – for boys and girls, ages 16-22.

For more information about each choir, CLICK HERE.

NYCGB Auditions Flyer 2015

Dates and venues

Saturday 31 October


Sunday 1 November


Sunday 8 November


Friday 13 November


Saturday 14 November    


Sunday 15 November


Friday 20 November


Saturday 21 November


Sunday 22 November


Friday 27 November


Saturday 28 November


Sunday 29 November


NYCGB supplies audition venue information to candidates once their audition is confirmed. Our audition venues are typically central musical venues or higher education facilities which are easily accessible by public and private transport.  

How to apply

You can apply for audition from 9.30am on Monday 7 September through our website

Follow the instructions to create a user profile and select and pay for an audition slot. You’ll need a headshot image to complete the process.

Please note that auditions are allocated on a first come first served basis. NYCGB will always do its best to ensure auditions for all candidates.

Cost & financial support

An NYCGB audition costs £35. Financial assistance is available to cover the costs of auditions and travel. For further information, please visit:


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