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Next application deadline: 29th February

The next application deadline for our Amber Music Services is the 29th of February 2024.

Our Music Services are open to all blind and partially sighted children and young people in the UK up to the age of 18, who may also have other disabilities or special educational needs:

  • Little Amber – for babies and children until the age of 5, including those with additional disabilities
  • AmberPlus – for children and young people aged 5 – 18 with additional complex needs.
  • Amber Music Awards – for children and young people until the age of 18, who may also have other disabilities. (New applications must be made before the young person’s 18th birthday. For current Music Award recipients, Amber will consider reapplications if the young person is already 18 years of age, supporting them until their 19th birthday.)
‘Application Deadline – The next application deadline for our Music Services is 29th February: Little Amber, AmberPlus, Amber Music Awards.' Photos of a violin and a drum with drumsticks on top surround the text.

If you are reapplying for an award, your child’s music teacher must also complete Amber’s online music report by the application deadline.

Future application deadlines

Applications are accepted three times per year. The deadlines for 2024 are as follows:

  • 29th February
  • 30th June
  • 15th November

Visit the relevant Music Services page on our website to apply.