Camarata Ireland Academy, 16 – 21 August 2018

Camarata Ireland are now accepting applications from outstanding young musicians to participate in the Camerata Ireland Academy at the Clandeboye Festival taking place from 16-21 August. 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

Applicants must have been born on or after 1st September 1992.

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 the 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.

For more information, please contact Andrew on or +447540477055, or see the Camerata Ireland website.