Camerata Ireland Academy at Clandeboye

Camerata Ireland Academy
Clandeboye Festival 2018

16th – 21st August 2018

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Each year at the Clandeboye Festival we invite a number of young musicians to take part in our Academy.

We are now accepting applications from outstanding young musicians to participate in the Camerata Ireland Academy at the Clandeboye Festival. The festival offers an opportunity for young musicians to work with the Artists-In-Residence as they teach, rehearse and perform in the beautiful surroundings of the Clandeboye Estate just outside Belfast.

Applications are invited from students of:

  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Wind
  • Brass
  • Voice

Nearly 150 young people have taken part in the Festival over the years, many of them going on to play with the orchestra on international tours and others performing at the Festival each year.

How To Apply

All interested applicants should first read our Application Information before completing their Application Form.

All applications should be sent to Andrew Hume on by 12 noon on Friday 22 June.

Applications should include:

  • A completed Application Form.
  • A short resume of your musical experience to date.
  • Two high quality, recent recordings, one of which should be of pre-twentieth century repertoire.  Please send audio files only. Larger files can be submitted by 
  • A high quality head-shot.
  • A performance biography of no more than 100 words.

To find out more about attending the Academy watch our short film.

Please note that applications close at 12 noon on Friday 22nd June 2018.

Arts Council of Northern Ireland