BBC Young Musician

BBC Young Musician

Showcasing the UK's brightest young musical talent for over 30 years

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A winner's story

A winner's story

"Every young musician should give it a go, just the experience is worth it."

We caught up with the current holder of the title, cellist Laura van der Heijden, and asked her what the whole BBC Young Musician experience was like for her?

Read the full interview.

BBC Young Musician: a music prize like no other

BBC Young Musician: a music prize like no other
“On BBC Young Musician there’s no such thing as overnight success. These teenagers are like our top athletes, dedicating themselves with a staggering degree of commitment to the thing they love most: classical music.”

Read the blog post by Clemency Burton-Hill
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