The Michael Badminton Young Musicians Trust invites talented young musicians to apply for Norfolk Young Musician 2020.

The competition is a fantastic opportunity for young musicians to gain professional feedback on their performance and be in with the chance of winning a prize.

Badminton Prize – £150 – for most promising young string player
Mrs E Sturgeon Prize– £150 – for most promising young pianist
Norfolk & Norwich Chamber Music Prize – £150 – for most promising wind player
Jane Roberson Prize – £150 –  for voice
Three cash prizes, supported by the Assembly House Trust – £200, £150, £100

The adjudicator this year is Michael Collins, the renowned clarinettist.

The closing date for applications Friday 6 December 2019.

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For further details, please email or 01603 504301, or visit

The Michael Badminton Young Musicians Trust was established in 1998 by Michael Badminton to support talented young string players in Norfolk. Since his death in August 1999 the Trust has supported a number of young players with help with tuition costs, loans of instruments and assistance to attend courses both here and abroad. For details of the Trust, please contact Jonathan Wortley at