30 January 2019

Do you enjoy singing? Audition for Samling Academy 2019!

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.

Held over six intensive days, Samling Academy provides coaching and tuition in singing, languages, acting and stagecraft, movement and dance. The weekends this year are: 4–6 and 18–20 October 2019. In addition Samling Academy gives young singers valuable and unique performance opportunities throughout the year.

Deadline for application is Monday 18 February 2019.

Auditions will be held on the 8–10 March, kindly hosted by Sage Gateshead (8 March) and RGS in Newcastle (9–10 March).


If you would like to audition for Samling Academy and are aged 14 and over, please speak to your music or singing teacher or lecturer and ask them to put your name forward. Then fill out our online application form here. We’ll be in touch shortly after.


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.

If you want to know more about Samling Academy, follow this link.

Or contact Peter Keenan at the Samling Institute office: 01434 602885 /