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Young Musicians Programme Acceptance 22/23

To confirm your place on the Young Musicians Programme (YMP) for 22/23 please follow the steps below by Sunday 10th July. If you require any assistance or have questions please do not hesitate to contact us at

1. Read your documents:

Please read the relevant documents for your programmes at the bottom of this page.  These include all the details for schedules and fees.

2. Complete your Acceptance Form:

Please complete the YMP Acceptance Form.  This form is more detailed than the application form and means we have all the information we need for you to join us. A form should be completed for each young person joining the programme. You will need your unique code to complete this.

3. Complete your Consent Form:

Completing the Acceptance Form will automatically create an email to you containing the consent form. Please read the YMP Code of Conduct, then complete this form. The consent form gives us your permission for the young person to join the programme and lets us know you understand the terms and conditions. You will need your unique code to complete this.

4. Apply for Financial Assistance:

There are two bursaries available for the Young Musicians Programme.

Music and Dance Scheme (MDS) – available for Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) students only. You will need to download the forms below and photograph/scan them along with any evidence and email it to, or you can post us a copy to:

Sam Clark, Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead NE8 2JR

MDS information for CAT students
DRAFT MDS application form for CAT Students

NB: Forms are currently in draft as we are awaiting the final forms from MDS.  We will be able to process your bursary on a draft form.

David Goldman and Netherton Park Trust Bursary (DGNPT Bursary) – available for all our other programmes (Youth and Training Ensembles, and our Foundation and Step Up Programmes). You will need to complete the online form below.

DGNPT Bursary information
DGNPT Bursary application form

For more information and assistance with your bursary application please contact


Foundation and Step Up Fees 22/23

Centre for Advanced Training Fees 22/23

Training Ensembles and Youth Ensembles Fees 22/23

Foundation and Step Up Schedule

Centre for Advanced Training Schedule

Training Ensemble Schedule

Folkestra Schedule

Jambone Schedule

Young Sinfonia Schedule