Deadline for entries to become Brent Young Musician of the Year 2018

Finalists of the Brent Young Musician of the Year 2016 (Picture: Lee Woodcraft Photography)

Finalists of the Brent Young Musician of the Year 2016 (Picture: Lee Woodcraft Photography) - Credit: Archant

The opportunity has arisen for one bright musician to shine under a spotlight and perform before crowds at the SSE Arena in Wembley.

Ilai Avni, winner of the Brent Young Musician of the Year 2016 (Picture: Lee Woodcraft Photography)

Ilai Avni, winner of the Brent Young Musician of the Year 2016 (Picture: Lee Woodcraft Photography) - Credit: Archant

The deadline is looming for the Brent Young Musician of the Year 2018 with last entries due on October 29.

Presented by Brent Music Service (BMS) in association with The Wembley Charitable Foundation, the competition is open to all young singers and instrumentalists, playing any instrument, aged 13-18 who live or go to school in the borough.

Entry is free and there’s an £800 prize fund.

The overall winner will also appear at the SSE Arena next July as a special guest soloist at the renowned Brent Makes Music showcase event in July.


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Selection rounds begin on November 20, with finals taking place on March 7.

A spokeswoman said: “This is a fabulous opportunity for Brent’s young musicians to enjoy the spotlight and see just how far their talents can take them.”

Download the entry form at brent.gov.uk/bymy2018 or get one sent by emailing info@brentmusicservice.com or by calling Brent Music Service on 020 8204 8096.

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