Music Competitions Directory

Here is a list of Music Competitions in the UK which we hope you will find useful...


Aberdeen and NE of Scotland Festival of Music and Drama

Abertawe Festival for Young Musicians

Abingdon Music Festival

Alderley Edge Festival

Aldershot & Farnborough Festival of Music & Art

Arbroath and District Musical (Competitive) Festival

Ayrshire Music Festival



Ballymena Festival – Music, Speech & Dance

Banff International String Quartet Competition

Bangor International Choral Festival

Barbirolli International Oboe Festival and Competition (Isle of Man)

Barnsley Cooperative Youth Music and Drama Festival

Basingstoke Music & Arts Festival

Bayreuth Bursary Competition - Singing Competition

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition

BBC Young Musician of the Year

Beckenham Festival

Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech & Drama

Belfast Musical Festival (of Music, Speech & Drama)

Biddulph & Moorlands Music Festival

Bingley Robertshaw Festival of Music, Speech & Drama

Blackburn Festival of Speech, Music & Dance

Blackheath Music Festival

Blackpool Festival for Music, Dance & Speech

Bosendorfer and Yamaha USASU International Piano Competition

Bournemouth Music Competitions Festival

Bowdon Youth Festival

Bristol Festival of Music, Speech & Drama

Bromley (Kent) Festival of Music & Speech

Bromsgrove Festival International Young Musicians Platform

Buckingham Festival of Music & Drama

Burnley Festival

Buxton Music, Speech & Drama Festival



Caithness Music Festival

Camborne Music Festival

Carlisle and District Music and Drama Festival

Carrickfergus Music Festival

Chelmsford Competitive Festival of Music & Drama

Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts

Chesham Arts Festival

Chesterfield Music Festival

Chichester Festival for Music, Dance & Speech

Chipping Norton Music Festival

Cleethorpes Festival of Music and Words

Clonter Opera

Coalville Festival of Music

Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts

Cottingham Methodist Church Musical Festival

Coulsdon and Purley Festival

Cromer & North Norfolk Festival of Music, Speech & Dance

Croydon Music Festival

Croydon Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition



David Clover Festival of Singing

Derby Arts Festival

Devon Performing Arts Festival

Don Valley Festival

Donatella Flick Conducting Competition

Dudley Festival of Music, Drama & Dance

Dudley International Piano Competition

Dumfries & District Music Festival

Dungannon Music and Drama Festival Association



Ealing Festival of Music, Dance and Speech

Early Music Network International Young Artists Competition

East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival

Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival

Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition

Edinburgh Festival of Music, Speech & Dance

Ernest Bloch Music Competition



Fareham Music Festival

Farnham Competitive Music Festival

Fleetwood Music & Arts Festival



Galloway Music Festival

Glasgow Music Festival

Godalming Music Festival

Gorleston St Andrew’s Competitive Festival

Gosport Music Festival

Grantham Music Festival

Gravesham Festival of Music and Speech

Guernsey Eisteddfod Festival



Harrogate Competitive Festival for Music, Speech & Drama

Hastings Musical Festival

Hatfield & District Music Festival

Haverhill Performing Arts Festival

Haverhill Sinfonia Soloist Competition

Hazel Grove Musical Festival

Heaton Mersey Youth Festival

Herefordshire Festival for Music, Dance, Speech & Drama

Highbridge Festival of the Arts

Holmfirth Musical Festival

Hornsea Music Festival

Horsham Performers Platform

Hounslow Festival of Music, Speech & Dance



Inverclyde Music Festival

Inverness Music Festival

Isle of Wight Musical Competition Festival

Israeli Music Competition



Kathleen Ferrier Awards

Kent Festival of Music, Speech and Drama

Kingston upon Thames Festival of the Performing Arts



Leeds International Pianoforte Competition

Leicester Competitive Festival of Music & Dramatic Art

Leigh-on-Sea Musical Festival

Leith Hill Musical Festival

Lichfield Competitive Music Festival

Lincoln Music & Drama Festival

Lionel Tertis International Viola Festival & Competition

Lochaber Music Festival

London International Piano Competition

Lunar Saxophone Quartet New Music Award

Lytham St Annes Festival of Performing Arts



Maidenhead Festival of Music, Dance & Speech

Maidstone Music Festival

Mansfield Music and Drama Festival

Manx Competitive Music, Speech & Dance Festival

Marlow Music Festival

Medway Festival of Music, Speech & Drama

Mid-Somerset Festival

Mid Sussex Competitive Music Festival

Milton Keynes Festival of the Arts

Moeck/Society of Recorder Players Solo Recorder Playing Competition

Montreal International Musical Competition

Mozart Singing Competition



Nailsea Festival of Music

National Concert Band Festival

National Eisteddfod of Wales

National Festival of Music for Youth

Newcastle-under-Lyme Festival for Music, Speech & Drama

Norfolk County Music Festival

Norfolk Young Musician Competition

North Devon Performing Arts Festival

North Lincolnshire Music & Drama Festival (Brigg)

Northampton Festival of the Performing Arts

Northfield Festival of Music and Speech

Nuneaton Festival of Arts



Oswestry Youth Music Festival

Oundle Festival of Music & Drama

Oxford Music Festival



Parkhouse Award

Penwortham Youth Music Festival

Perform in Perth

Plymouth Festival of Dance, Music, Speech and Drama (City of)

Pontefract Music Festival

Portadown Festival

Portsmouth Music Festival



Ramsbottom Music Festival

Reigate & Redhill Music & Drama Festival

RIBI Young Musician Competition

Richmond upon Thames Performing Arts Festival

RNCM James Mottram International Piano Competition

Rothwell Competitive Music Festival

Royal Over-Seas League Annual Music Competition

Ruislip-Northwood Festival

Ryton & District Music Festival



Saltash Music, Speech & Drama Festival

Saltburn Music Festival

Scunthorpe Musical Festival

Sevenoaks Three Arts Festival

Skipton Music Festival

Slough Arts Festival

South Cumbria Musical Festival

South Glamorgan Festival for Young Musicians

Southampton Festival of Music & Drama

Southend Musical Festival

Springboard – Brighton & Hove Performing Arts Festival

St Austell Festival of Music & Speech

St Ives Speech & Drama Festival

Stockton-on-Tees Music & Drama Festival

Stratford and East London Music Festival

Sudbury Festival of Music, Speech & Dance

Suffolk Festival of Performing Arts

Sussex Festival of Dance and Song

Sutton Music Festival

Swindon Music Festival



Tamworth & District Music Festival

Taunton & Somerset Music & Drama Festival

The Worshipful Company of Musicians Competitions

Thornbury Arts Festival Eisteddfod for Music, Speech and Drama

Torbay & S W of England Festival

Tudor Rose Festival of Dance, Speech & Drama

Tunbridge Wells Arts Festival

Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists Competition

Tynedale Music Festival



Vocal-Star Unsigned



Wadebridge Festival of Music & Speech

Watford Festival of Music, Speech & Drama

Welsh Singers' Competition

Wensleydale Tournament of Song

West London Pianoforte Festival

Westmorland (Mary Wakefield)

Weymouth Music Festival

Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts

Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition

Wirral Festival of Music, Speech & Drama

Woking Music Festival

Woodley Festival of Music & Arts

Wootton Bassett Arts Festival

Worcester Competitive Arts Festival

Worksop Music & Drama Festival

Worthing Music & Arts Festival

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