we’re interested in hearing singers from musical

theatre or the classical genres

anyone can apply providing they are aged between 16-26

on the closing date of the application and they meet the

following criteria:

Cornish Applicants

must live full-time in Cornwall and attend a Cornish school

or full-time Cornish education institution.

However we are keen to hear from Cornish candidates who

may be already studying at a specialist college or university

outside of Cornwall

Gloucestershire Applicants

applicants must be or have been active members of MJ-UK Music and Arts

and have appeared regularly with the company

We will also consider MJ-UK Music and Arts students who are already studying at a

specialist college or university

an application form is available for download CTFF Application Form.doc

applicants must complete the form and return it via email Here

*If you have any problem downloading the form please request one be sent to you by post by clicking on

Julia Treglown or type in juliatreglown@hotmail.com . important: Please providing your address and contact details

What Happens Then?

The award will be decided through an audition process in front of a panel of experts from the world of Opera or Musical Theatre

What Will The Candidate Have To Do In The Audition

Classical singers* please prepare 2 songs . Either two contrasting arias OR one aria and one musical theatre/ folk song

Musical Theatre singers* please prepare 2 songs. Either two contrasting musical theatre songs OR one musical theatre song and one folk song or Gilbert & Sullivan song

*Please note that it is important to choose repertoire that is fitting for your age and standard of singing. There is also a time limit of 9 minutes for all songs.The panel may not ask to hear all the songs

Successful candidates are required to be available to appear in concert/ concerts in Cornwall during August

Dates to be confirmed

Important Dates

Deadline for applications

15th April 2018  (Cornish applicants)

  6th May 2018  (MJ-UK Music and Arts applications)

Audition dates

  6th May 2018  (Cornish applicants) venue to be confirmed

13th May 2018  (MJ-UK Music and Arts applications) Holy Trinity Church Cirencester

Successful candidates are required to sing at a concert in Cornwall when Awards will be presented

Important notes for Applicants:


Application forms should be downloaded, completed and emailed Here

OR downloaded, completed and posted to

Mrs. Julia Treglown


Menefreda Way

St. Minver

Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 6QN

The completed application form must include the name and contact details of
a referee who has given their permission to be contacted. They should be a recognised music professional able to support the application

Auditions will be held before any grant is made.

The Award will be made as soon as possible following completion of auditions.

The decision of the Awards Panel will be final.

All candidates will be able to get feedback from the panel if requested.

who can apply for an Award?