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Junior Entry Offer

The Corps of Army Music is offering an opportunity for young people, 16 to 18 years old to start their career in Army Music at the Army Foundation College Harrogate.


This Junior Entry Offer is split into two phases:

  • First phase six months at Harrogate and commences each September. Students will receive military training to become a Junior Soldier as well as some musical training.  In addition to the military training undertaken, students work towards Level 2 Maths, English and ICT and a BTEC Level 3 in Public Services.
  • Second phase at the Royal Military School of Music.  Here they will undertake 12 months musical training to prepare them for a career as a professional musician in the British Army


Once students have completed their initial training they could have the opportunity to enrol with the London College of Music on the BA Hons or BMus Course gaining a degree as they work.


Paid to learn

As the students learn they receive a salary at the same time and the rates are as follows:

  • Phase 1 AFC Harrogate:  £14,784.00 (6 months)
  • Phase 2 Royal Military School of Music: £18,306.00 (12 months)


The auditions for new applicants will be held at the Royal Military School of Music Twickenham, for the course that starts in September 2017.


If you have any questions or want to find out more email CAMUSHQ-Recruiting@mod.uk