ARE YOU AGED 18-25?  APPLY TO BE OUR NEXT APPRENTICE

The Edinburgh Quartet are looking for one extraordinary string player from the UK's music colleges, universities and conservatoires to become our Apprentice for 2019.  Applications are now open - successful applicants at round one will be invited to a public audition day in Edinburgh, to take over one of our player's seats and perform two contrasting movements form a set repertoire list.  One winner will be chosen to join the Quartet for rehearsal, mentoring and performance opportunities throughout 2019.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 23 November 2018.


SUPPORT OUR FINALISTS AND ATTEND THE PUBLIC AUDITIONS

Join us at St. Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh, to watch and support our Apprentice finalists.  Auditions will run all day on Sunday 3 February 2019, between 10:00 - 16:30, admission is free, and audiences can come and go throughout the day.  We will publish our final audition schedule on this page, and on our social media channels.

For access information about the venue, visit www.stcecilias.ed.ac.uk - the venue is fully wheelchair accessible, however Niddry Street is very steep.  There is on-street parking available outside the venue, and an off-street multi-storey car park next door.


FREE LUNCHTIME RECITAL ON THE DAY

The Edinburgh Quartet will be performing a programme of varied short movements at a free lunchtime recital, half way through the day of auditions, at St. Cecilia's Hall on Sunday 3 February 2019 at 1pm.  Admission is free, and audience members are encouraged to come along early, or stay on after the recital to support our apprentice finalists in their auditions.

For access information about the venue, visit www.stcecilias.ed.ac.uk - the venue is fully wheelchair accessible, however Niddry Street is very steep.  There is on-street parking available outside the venue, and an off-street multi-storey car park next door.