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Frequently Asked Questions

When does YYM tuition take place?

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On Sundays, during term-time, between approximately 10.00 and 4.00

Where does it happen?

At one of the YYM’s Centres. There is one at Leeds College of Music, 3 Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PD and a second in Hull at the Albemarle Music Centre.

How much does it cost?

There are grants and travel bursaries available for those for whom the fees are beyond their means. See Money Matters for more information

Who is eligible?

Talented young musicians aged 8 – 18 from the Yorkshire and Humber region. For more details visit Who is YYM for?

How good do I have to be?

You need to possess very high levels of musicianship and to wish to dedicate a significant amount of time to developing your skills still further.

This does not mean that you need to have achieved a certain level of pass in music exams, or any specific formal education achievement. Your ability will be assessed via audition and your acceptance into YYM will be based on potential, not just current achievement.

Advice auditions

If you are unsure whether YYM will be suitable or not, just ask for an advice audition.