If you are aged 13–18, playing at Grade 8 distinction level or equivalent, or a composer, and are totally committed to music… The world’s greatest orchestra of teenagers needs you! Be part of the National Youth Orchestra in 2020 and break through to the next level of orchestral brilliance, perform the most challenging music with the world’s greatest conductors and inspire other teenagers through NYO Inspire.
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain – Application closes 8th June 2019
NYO is the world’s greatest orchestra of teenagers, a national team of 164 brilliant musicians aged 13-19 years old who come from a variety of backgrounds and from every corner of the UK. We welcome applications from musicians who play to Grade 8 distinction or equivalent standard and have a passion for orchestral music, a taste for adventure and great team spirit.
Being part of NYO is a fantastic opportunity for young musicians to work with world-class tutors and conductors, develop leadership skills through programmes such as NYO Inspire, play in the UK’s greatest concert halls and forge lifelong friendships.
Auditions are FREE and bursaries are available to cover the full cost of being in NYO including travel to auditions.