Sing City

Sing City is our annual competition held in November for singers aged 11-19 who attend Nottingham City schools, academies and colleges. It is an exciting opportunity for young people to show their talents and polish their skills.

The competition is also 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?

Dates to Remember:

Deadline for Entries: November 10, 2017, Friday
Heats: November 14, 2017, Tuesday
Workshop: November 18, 2017, Saturday
Final: November 23, 2017, Thursday

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

Matthew performing at Sing City 2016
Matthew was one of the Sing City winners in 2016

Eligibility Criteria:

You can enter the competition if you:
1. Are between 11 to 19 years of age
2. Attend a Nottingham City school, academy or college (the full list can be found on the application pack)

To Apply:

Post completed applications to: Nottingham Music Service, College Street Centre, College Street, Nottingham, NG1 5AQ or e-mail completed applications to

Sing City 2016 - Congratulations to our Winners!

We had a lot of fantastic singers at last year’s Sing City. 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
Nottingham Music Hub