Our audition process ensures that we maintain the highest standards of both musicianship and communication in the delivery of our service for people in care. We currently have around 450 musicians who work on behalf of Music in Hospitals & Care, providing around 5,000 live concerts each year in care settings across the UK.

MiHC concerts can be both challenging and rewarding. Most take place in the afternoons and can involve a degree of travel to reach a care setting. In order to reach more remote parts of the, UK we may arrange a tour of care settings, involving an overnight stay in accommodation.

Music in Hospitals & Care’s musicians come from a wide variety of musical backgrounds: folk, classical, opera, jazz, stage, and screen to name a few. Musicians are selected as soloists, duos and occasionally as trios. Auditions can be applied for by contacting the MiHC office in the area in which you live. Please find further details below and get in touch. We’re always happy to hear from musicians who are interested in working with us – call us for an informal chat about any audition enquiries.

Current openings for new musicians are outlined below.

MiHC England
We are currently looking to engage musicians based in Southampton, Salisbury, Berkshire (specifically Reading) and Oxfordshire.

Please download a Musicians Application Form here and contact Will Fitzmaurice (Concerts Coordinator) at our office in Walton on Thames for more information about the application procedure:
01932 260810 or

MiHC England (North)
If you are a musician based in the North of England please contact Katrina Milner Edwards (Concerts Administrator) at our office in Manchester for further details about upcoming auditions on:
0161 907 5387 or

MiHC Scotland
We are not currently looking for new musicians for our work in Scotland. This page will be updated as soon as we have a new round of audition applications open.

MiHC Wales
We are currently looking to engage Welsh-speaking musicians.
Please contact Ffion Angharad Evans (Concerts Administrator) at our office in Cardiff for more information about the application procedure:
02920 391415 or

  • One gentleman's eyes were brimming with emotion and I could really see how much every note and word meant to him - it was wonderful to be a part of and to witness.
    Alex Baer, MiHC Soprano

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