Regional Festival Series
Sponsored by ABRSM
February - April 2015

Get Your Music Heard!

Enter to take part in the Regional Festival Series 2015.
February to April 2015
Sponsored by ABRSM, the exam board for the Royal Schools of Music.

The Regional Festival Series welcomes 40,000 young musicians to take part in the world’s largest youth music festival in 50 locations nationwide.

  • Perform live to an audience. 
  • Receive feedback from our MFY Music Mentors
  • Watch performances from other local groups. 

It is free to enter and offers a platform for a wide array of music to be performed - from folk, world and roots to western classical and contemporary jazz through to urban and electronic music. 

The festivals are for groups of two or more young musicians, based in the UK, aged 21 and under, performing music to any standard. 

Enter now!

For further information about the Regional Festival Series including entry requirements and locations, use the links below or contact Music for Youth on 020 7759 1830 or email

The deadline for registering to a Regional Festival has been extended! We will keep registration open until Thursday 11th December 2014.

Rock Pop or Urban group? Check out full RPU listings in blue on the Festival Locations tab below. Please note: The deadline for registering for an RPU festival is Monday 19th January 2015.

What is the Series?

The gateway to the MFY Season, with over 40,000 young musicians taking part.

What is the Regional Festival Series? >

Find your nearest Regional Festival.

Festival Locations >

Details of the different group types that take part in our events.

Group Types >

If you can’t get to a Regional Festival you can still be involved by sending in a recording of your group.

Recorded Entry >

Content of Performances

Guidelines for performances to ensure that everyone has a good experience.

Content of Performances >

Online entry

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