Join Us

Membership of Samyo is open to students trained in Indian Classical music between the ages of 12 and 18, permanently resident in the UK.  Sabrang is open to vocalists between the ages of 14 and 25. Ensemble members are selected on the basis of talent and potential.

SAMYO/SABRANG Renewal/Application Form


Dates and Deadlines

Application Deadline: 20th March 2020

Audition Dates

If your application is successful at the first stage, you will be invited to audition at one of the official auditions for 2020/21.  Audition information will be communicated to successful applicants.

Programme Dates 2020 – 21 (SAMYO & SABRANG)

  • 18th  – 19th April
  • 5th July
  • 31st July – 8th August – Music India Summer School
  • 19th September
  • 24th – 25th October
  • 21st November
  • 16th January
  • 20th February
  • 20th March
  • 24th April
  • 25th April – Showcase Concert at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

Ensembles membership

Membership of one of Milapfest’s Ensembles gives you a host of other benefits, including the opportunity to attend other concerts of interest and a place at the Music India Summer School.

Notes for guidance

  • Your application form determines whether you are invited to auditions. Ensembles membership is awarded by audition.
  • You will be assessed on potential and not just on current achievements.
  • Applications should be supported by your music teacher or tutor, so we require their signature  or email too.
  • With your application, please also enclose an audio sample of between 6 or 8 minutes in length, on any format, by email or post. Find out about what to expect at Audition here.

Questions? Telephone us on 0151 291 2091 or email us at