Sing City

Sing City is our annual competition held in November for singers aged 11-19 who attend Nottingham City secondary schools, academies and colleges. It's an exciting opportunity for young people to show off their talents and shine on stage!

Sing City 2017

Sing City this year has been fantastic, with 21 talented singers taking part in the first round of Heats and 10 of them going on through to the Final. A big shout out to all the young people who entered the competition and their family and friends who came to support them.

The winners for Sing City 2017 are:

Adara Mae Gonzalez Pillay, Alice Dee and Helene Haliloglu

Adara and Helene will be performing at our Christmas in the City concert at the Royal Concert Hall on December 12, 2017, and Alice will be singing at our Christmas in the City concert at the Albert Hall on December 4, 2017. We can't wait for everyone to hear these talented young people!

Introducing Sing City

The competition is a great opportunity to get constructive feedback from music professionals. Winners get brilliant performance opportunities at our Christmas concerts in Albert Hall, Nottingham and the Royal Concert Hall. Entry to the competition is free, so what are you waiting for?

You can ask music teachers at your school for advice. They’re often very helpful and can help prepare you for the competition!

Eligibility Criteria:

You can enter the competition if you:

1. Are between 11 to 19 years of age (secondary school years 7 - 13 only or equivalent)

2. Attend a Nottingham City school, academy or college (the full list can be found in the application form)

To Apply:

Download the Sing City Application form by clicking the file below. All you have to do is complete the form and post it to: Nottingham Music Service, College Street Centre, College Street, Nottingham, NG1 5AQ or e-mail the completed application to If you have any questions or concerns, just pick up the phone and give us a ring! We'd love to hear from you and help out.

Sing City App 2017

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Sing City 2016 - Congratulations to our Winners!

We had a lot of fantastic singers Sing City 2016. Well done to all contestants and congratulations to our winners Matthew, Ellie, Simran and Kelsey!

Ellie singing at the Sing City competition in 2016
Ellie, also a Sing City winner, has gone on to perform at many NMS events
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