Auditions, auditions, auditions

Orchestral auditions for CUO, CUS, and CUWO, close on Monday (12 October) at 5pm. To audition, please fill in this form with a #YouTube video and an orchestral bio.

You can still audition for CUSC, to do so all you need to do is fill in this form!

If you would like to register you interest for CUCC, you can do so by filling in THIS form. CUCC will not be auditioning until January, but it would be great to know who is interested.

Chorus Q&A

Our Symphony Chorus is also doing a Q&A just about singing (woo!) on Wednesday 7 October, at 1pm. You can join their Q&A here. Any questions please do email!

Virtual Freshers’ Fair: CUMS Q&A

Sign up here to take part in the CUMS Q&A on Tuesday 6 October, 1-1.40pm via Zoom. This event is your chance to ask questions to some of our ensemble presidents and student members about what being part of CUMS is like! Hoping to see lots of you there on Tuesday. Any questions, please send an email to Will ( or Katharine (

Orchestral Auditions are live!

Sign up for our orchestral auditions are now live! You can find out about this year’s format, and how to sign up here.

Virtual Open Days

The University of Cambridge has Open Days this week (Thursday 17 and Friday 18 September). To find out more, particularly about the live Performance Q&A on Thursday, visit here.

Orchestral Auditions

We are currently still working on how orchestral auditions are going to work this year, so they are inline with Government and University guidelines. Please be patient with us while we do so, and know that we are working hard to get information out to you as soon as we can.


On your A-Level results, and on joining us in the Autumn at the University of Cambridge. Visit here for a welcome from the society’s Student President Will Rose.

University of Cambridge Virtual Open Days 2020

The Faculty of Music is delighted to be taking part in the University Virtual Open Days. If you missed the Performance Webinar today, then there is an opportunity to attend tomorrow (Friday 3 July) at 11.00 am instead. Read more here.

CUMS Audience Survey

We would be grateful if you could fill out this very short survey to help us with planning for our audiences next season.

CUMS 2020-21 Student President announced!

Find out more here.


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Cambridge University Musical Society
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Principal Guest Conductor
Sir Roger Norrington CBE
Artistic Advisor
Sian Edwards
Director, Cambridge University Symphony Chorus
Richard Wilberforce
Director, Cambridge University Chamber Choir
Martin Ennis
Associate Directors, Cambridge University Chamber Choir
David Lowe, Nicholas Mulroy