The Junior Academy First String Experience (FSE) and First Guitar Experience (FGE) courses were established to provide early years string and classical guitar training for young children with no previous experience on these instruments.

Both courses are now full for September 2021. The next entry point will be September 2022 and the 2022 application forms will be available towards the end of October 2021.


Entry for First String Experience in 2022 will apply to children born between 1 June 2017 and 31 May 2018.

Entry for First Guitar Experience in 2022 will apply to children born between 1 June 2015 and 31 May 2016.