Following a three year gap due to the pandemic, nominations for the 2022/23 awards are open, we encourage active participation by all.  

Application Timeline:



Friday 9th December 2022

Lincolnshire Music Education Hub Awards 2022/23 Open

Friday 31st March 2023

Deadline for applications

Friday 28th April  2023

Shortlist candidates announced for Lincolnshire Young Music Maker and Music Leader. 

Weds 21st or Thurs 22nd June 2023

Award Ceremony at Lincolnshire Show 


All nominations for awards will be assessed equally regardless of the musical genre they represent.

Young Music-Maker

The Music Education Hub selection panel is expected to shortlist THREE nominations and the shortlisting will be anonymised. The award winner will be announced at an awards ceremony in 2023 (TBC)  The young musician should be resident in AND/OR attend school in Lincolnshire. The assessment should be based on the student's participation in public performances rather than examination results.

Inspirational Music Leader

This is open to anyone who is nominated on the basis of the quality and influence of their work within Lincolnshire. The Music Education Hub selection panel is expected to shortlist THREE* nominations and the shortlisting and the award winner will be announced at an awards ceremony in 2023 (TBC)

School Music Department (primary / secondary / special – up to three awards will be made)

This is open to LA schools, free schools and academies. The award should go to the school that has offered the best opportunities to its pupils taking into account quality and range of activities and level of commitment. The music education hub selection panel will select THREE* schools that will receive an award. The selection will be carried out "blind" (the identities of the nominated schools will be concealed).

*The selection panel has the discretion to vary the number of awards according to the nominations received.

Awards Ceremony:

We are delighted to announce that shortlisted nominees and selected winners will be invited to an awards ceremony, hosted by Lincolnshire County Council, at the Lincolnshire Show 2023 on Weds 21st or Thursday 22nd June 2023. Please save the date at this stage and more details will be released in due course.

Please note nominations should not be submitted for individuals or schools who have previously secured an award.