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Auditions for The Snowman Tour 2021

We are looking for solo singers to be a part of The Snowman Tour 2021 in Buxton and Derby – an amazing opportunity to sing the iconic Walking in the Air with a live orchestra.

The acclaimed Snowman Tour comes to Derbyshire every year and offers the chance for young talented singers to be part of performances to schools and the public.

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Are you our next solo singer?

We're auditioning for solo singers to perform Walking in the Air, accompanied by a live orchestra in the performances taking place in Buxton and Derby – part of Carrot Productions' The Snowman Tour 2021.

  • Wednesday 1 December, 1.45pm and 6.30pm
    Thursday 2 December,
    10.45am and 1.30pm
    The Octagon, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BE
  • Tuesday 7 December, 1.30pm and 6.30pm
    Wednesday 8 December, 
    10.45am, 1.30pm
    Derby Reach Centre (The Riverside), Riverside Court Derby DE24 8HY

We invite talented young soloists to audition for the incredible opportunity to sing at one of these performances. We are looking for a boy or a girl with an unchanged voice, up to and including Y8.


Auditions are taking place in Buxton and Derby in October, and you will be asked to perform the song Walking in the Air at one of these locations.

Buxton performances

  • Wednesday 20 October, 5.30-7.30pm
    St. Thomas More School, Palace Fields, Buxton SK17 6AF
    Closing date for applications: Sunday 17 October

Derby Performances

  • Saturday 16 October, from 9.00am
    Saint Benedict Voluntary Catholic Academy, Duffield Road, Derby DE22 1JD
    Closing date for applications: Wednesday 13 October


The score, practice and performance tracks are available below to help you prepare for your audition. We suggest practising your performance with the practice track first, but move to the performance track without vocals as this will be what we expect in an audition.

You can perform with music/words sheet if you want to but in order to be considered we ask you to express your performance, as if to a live audience.

Score and tracks

The score and recordings of Walking in the Air are available to view and download below. 

Making your application

Start by making your application for an audition by following the button link below. After, a member of our team will be in touch to arrange a time slot.

Please note: We give preference to those who live or are in school in Derby and Derbyshire.

Applications have now closed