Samling Academy – How to Apply

Take your singing to the next level with Samling Academy

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 in October, Samling Academy provides coaching and tuition in singing, languages, acting and stagecraft, movement and dance. The dates for 2022 are:

Friday 7 to Sunday 9 October 2022
Friday 21 to Sunday 23 October 2022 (ending with a concert at Sage Gateshead)

In addition Samling Academy gives young singers valuable and unique performance opportunities throughout the year, including a staged production in the summer, with an extended rehearsal and coaching period and performances across the North East.

How much does it cost?

There are no tuition fees for Samling Academy and there is no charge to audition. The only cost to participants is an annual £60 administration fee, payable on acceptance of your place.

Audition Requirements

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.

How to apply

Applications for 2022/23 are now closed. The next opportunity to apply will be from January 2023 for the 2023/24 programme.

If you would like to find out more about the Samling Academy application process, please contact us.