BBC Young Musician

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


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BBC Young Musician 2014 Transmission Schedule

The final stages of BBC Young Musician 2014 will be broadcast on BBC Four in the following pattern, with complementary coverage on Radio 3 and BBC Online

Strings Category Final              Friday 18 April

Percussion Category Final        Friday 25 April

Woodwind Category Final         Friday 2 May

Keyboard Category Final          Friday 9 May

Brass Category Final               Friday 16 May

Semi-final                               Saturday 17 May

Final                                      Sunday 18 May

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