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Please note, the information on these pages relates to the 2022-23 application cycle. Information for 2023-24 will follow in due course.

All Colleges participate in the Instrumental Awards for Chamber Music scheme. The application process takes place once applications for an academic place have been considered and offers have been made.

If you receive an offer of a place at Cambridge and are interested in applying for an Instrumental Award, you must complete the online application form. Please also look at the File Information for applicants 2022. The completed form including reference must be submitted by 25 February 2022.

If you meet the conditions of your Cambridge offer, you will be asked to attend an audition. You will be notified of the date and time of your audition by mid-September 2022. You must keep the whole of the audition period free.

Current students at the University are also able to apply and are required to return their application form by 3 May 2022.

Award Managers

  • Dr S J Barrett, Director of the IAS
  • Prof Margaret Faultless, Performance Director
  • Dr Martin Ennis
  • Christopher Lawrence
  • Dr Paul Wingfield 
  • Chloe Davidson


Centre for Music Performance