Samling Academy – How to Apply
Do you enjoy singing?
Apply now to audition for Samling Academy 2020
Deadline extended to Wednesday 12 February
If you’re interested in classical singing, Samling Academy offers excellent opportunities to work with renowned singers, coaches and pianists, culminating in performances at Sage Gateshead and across the North East.
This years dates are 2–4 and 16–18 October 2020, with a final concert at Sage Two on 18 October.
Held over six intensive days in October, Samling Academy provides coaching and tuition in singing, languages, acting and stagecraft, movement and dance. In addition Samling Academy gives young singers valuable and unique performance opportunities throughout the year.
If you would like to audition for Samling Academy 2020 and are aged 14 or over, and live or study in North East England, please speak to your music or singing teacher and ask them to support your application with a recommendation. We cannot accept applications without a recommendation. To apply, please fill in our online application form.
The deadline for applications has been extended to Wednesday 12 February.
Auditions will be held on the 21–23 February at Newcastle University.
Those invited to audition will be asked to prepare three pieces of music to perform from memory including one in a language other than their own. We also ask that singers bring their own pianist.
Find out more
Find out more about Samling Academy here on our website.
If you’re not ready to apply this year, but are thinking about it for the future, or if you know a young singer who might be interested, come along to one of our Samling Academy performances to see more, and to chat with our team.
To talk to us more about the opportunities offered by Samling Academy, you can call the Samling Institute office 01434 602885 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Main photo: Samling Academy Singers soprano Tia Radix-Callixte and baritone Patrick Owston with Royal Northern Sinfonia at ‘RNS LIVE! Set Works’, Sage Gateshead, November 2019. (TyneSight Photographic).
Below: Samling Academy 2019, at Newcastle University and Sage Gateshead. Photos: Mark Pinder