THE 2021 FESTIVAL IS NOW CLOSED FOR ENTRY
The Festival is now closed to entries as we have reached our capacity.
We have closed when becoming full before the official closing date in some previous years but we have never closed this early.
As I anticipated in my welcome message when we launched the site this year, there has indeed been a huge pent-up demand for amateur public performances after 15 months of some form of lockdown. That is why I urged early entry.
I'm sorry that so many players wishing to enter this year will be disappointed at not being able to perform, and I hope that you will be able to enter in 2022.
I look forward to hearing those of you who will be performing in October. Let's all hope that covid doesn't again ruin our plans.
The Birmingham Music Festival is one of Britain's leading piano competitions.
We welcome entrants of all ages and all abilities from enthusiastic beginners and gifted amateurs to veteran competitors.
We have a fantastic venue: The Ruddock Performing Arts Centre at King Edward’s Schools, the BMF offers high quality grand pianos in both of our performance theatres and adjudicators to match.
We think the Birmingham Music Festival offers the very best in amateur music making.
The 2021 Birmingham Music Festival will take place on
16 and 17 October 2021
The Ruddock Performing Arts Centre at King Edward’s Schools
Edgbaston Park Road
"The object of the Festival is to advance, encourage and foster the art of music making by holding and promoting an annual competitive festival of public performances, recitals and concerts"
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