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Young Musician's Passport

Discover a world of classical music for free

Every year some of the world’s finest musicians, orchestras and ensembles come to perform in Edinburgh at the International Festival. With a Young Musician’s Passport, you can see them for free!

From world-class orchestras at the Usher Hall, to breath-taking soloists, singers and instrumentalists at The Queens Hall, the International Festival’s classical music programme has something for everyone. Every year we give away over 1,000 free concert tickets to local young people, so why not take up the opportunity to experience the best classical music from around the world on your doorstep. 

What’s the deal?
Young Musician's Passport holders are eligible for:
- one free ticket
- one half-price adult ticket

To be eligible you must:
- be aged 18 or under on 28 March 2020
- go to school, or be home-schooled in Edinburgh or the Lothians
- play a musical instrument, be part of a choir or just have an interest in classical music

How to sign up:
To register, please complete the form below. Your parent/guardian must register on your behalf. Please allow two working days for your account to be set up.

Supported by The Pirie Rankin Charitable Trust and The Turtleton Charitable Trust

Terms and Conditions

An International Festival brochure and welcome pack will be sent to the address provided.

To be eligible the participant must be 18 years old or under on 28 March 2020 and attend a school/be home schooled in Edinburgh and the Lothians and be learning as instrument, be part of a music group, ensemble or choir or have a general interest in classical music.

The passport entitles you to one free ticket plus one half price adult ticket for each of the selected concerts. The free ticket must be used by the named participant and cannot be transferred to another individual.

Offer is subject to availability and not available on top price tickets. It cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or discounts.

The International Festival reserves the right to review, amend or withdraw this scheme without prior knowledge. This scheme is monitored and customers who intentionally breach the terms and conditions will be removed from the scheme.

Edinburgh International Festival Society will hold your details on its customer database in order to facilitate future bookings. Your personal data will be processed in accordance with the Edinburgh International Festival Privacy Policy.

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