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Applications are open for the BPYAP 2020/2021 courses

it's time to apply!


The Britten–Pears Young Artist Programme was founded over 40 years ago by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears to provide high-level performance training for the world’s best emerging professional musicians. Residential projects and masterclasses take place throughout the year in the beautiful surroundings of the Suffolk Coast where Britten lived and worked. Participants benefit from an exceptional campus of performance spaces and studios, which has grown around the iconic Snape Maltings Concert Hall, home of the Aldeburgh Festival. The BPYAP hosts some of the premier performers and teachers who lead intensive projects, which culminate in high profile performances

The 2020/2021 Courses are now open to applications! They include workshops on singing Malher an his contemporaries, on composition, on orchestral conducting...led by renowned artists such as Roderick Wiliams, Anne Schwanewilms, Julia Faulkner, Antonio Pappano, Anne Sofie von Otter among others. 


The applications close at 4pm, Monday 4 November 2019 (with the exception of Chamber Music in Residence & Chamber Music Lab which close at 4pm, Monday 6 April 2020 ).


Courses at the BPYAP are free for all participants, and additionally Snape Maltings cover accommodation and most travel costs.
All information on the 2020/2021 courses is now available on Snape Maltings' website, along with audition requirements, excerpts and tips on how to make a great audition video.