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Young Artists’ Platform

Perform as a soloist or small chamber ensemble in front of our Sheldonian Theatre audience. 

The Young Artists’ Platform offers invaluable opportunities for young soloists and chamber groups of no more than four players to gain real performance experience in one of Oxford’s most historic and renowned venues.

Showcasing Oxfordshire’s outstanding young talent

About Young Artist’s Platform

The Oxford Philharmonic Young Artists’ Platform is the perfect opportunity for you to gain performance experience in front of a live audience. In a 20-minute slot ahead of one of our main season concerts, talented young Oxfordshire musicians can take to the stage in the historic Sheldonian Theatre to hone their stagecraft and increase their confidence. Performers can also gain a £100 reward for their performance.

How to Apply

For the 2022/23 season, applicants must be residents or students in Oxfordshire and aged 19 or under on 31 August 2023, or an undergraduate or postgraduate student at the University of Oxford (any age).

Applications open at the beginning of the academic year. When applications are open, complete the form at the bottom of the page to apply. If your application is successful, you may also be invited to audition in front of our panel.

Young Artists’ Platform

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