Our next finals have now been pushed back one year to November 2022. We know this is a long way off, but unfortunately we have had no choice, especially when you take into account the time it takes to prepare.
Our high-level timeline:
February – April 2021: The YBT directors and permanent jury members explore the 2022 criteria and agree on our preferred venue
April – September 2021: reaching out to all professors, music teachers and associated professionals notifying our findings.
1 October 2021: Formal invitation to all Conservatoires, Music Academies to nominate their top qualifying candidates
15 October 2021: Official application date opens
15 January 2022: Applications close
14 February 2022: Selected candidates announced
22 April 2022: Auditions
End April 2022: Our 5 finalists announced
19 November 2022: finals (date and location to be confirmed)