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Every year NCO, auditions 1,000 7-13 year olds and identifies 600 young people to form six age-banded symphony orchestras and six regional orchestras. Many children progress through all our national orchestras gaining 6 years of learning opportunities as part of NCO. A place in NCO gives a child access to inspirational residential music courses, performance opportunities and membership of year-round regional orchestras. We have highly sought-after conductors and tutors leading the courses, rehearsals and creative workshops. We deliver live performances in major concert venues in the U.K.
57 Buckingham Road, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS24 9BG, United Kingdom
National orchs for advanced students and young professionals. The orch meets 4/5 times pa for short courses in Snape, Suffolk. Courses culminate in high profile concerts at Snape Maltings Concert Hall. Entry requirements: By international audition, held annually. Contact BPP for details. Age range: 18.
Aldeburgh Music, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP, United Kingdom
Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra has an outstanding reputation. Bringing together over 100 musicians, it regularly performs with internationally renowned conductors such as Jac van Steen, Franz Anton Krager, Paul Mann, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Paul McCreesh, David Hill & Sir Mark Elder. The CSO’s catalogue of recordings rivals that of many professional organisations. The orchestra performs at many major venues in the country such as the Barbican, The Bridgewater Hall, Cadogan Hall, Royal Opera House and Royal Festival Hall – and at festivals nationwide & internationally.
Chetham's School of Music, Long Millgate, Manchester, M3 1SB, United Kingdom
Beginners and intermediate orchs - 3 non-residential w/end courses per orch per yr held in Colwall near Malvern. Entry requirements: Beginners guide gr 1-3; intermediate gr 4-7; youth gr 8.
16-20 Deansway, Worcester, WR1 2ES, United Kingdom
1 of 7 orchs and bands. Weekly rehearsals and regular concerts. Entry requirements: Open to students on Junior Guildhall mus course - entry to Junior Guildhall by audition. Age range: 14-18.
Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Junior Guildhall, Silk St, Barbican, London, EC2Y 8DT, United Kingdom
Indian arts development trust, producing world class performances, education and artist development opportunities across the UK and internationally. Now in its 30th year, Milapfest's aim is to "Unite Hearts Through Arts" by providing audiences, aspiring artists and teachers with memorable and inspirational experiences of Indian arts through a dynamic programme of performances, tours, commissions, festivals and innovative educational projects. Management and curation of national Indian orchestras Samyo and Tarang.
Liverpool Hope University, The Capstone Building, Liverpool, L6 1HP, United Kingdom
UK’s leading brass bands for children and teenagers. The two bands exist to provide talented youngsters with opportunities to play brass music to the highest standard and are aimed not only at helping to develop their playing, but also in improving their musicianship and musical horizons. The two bands hold intensive rehearsals during residential courses which each culminate in a series of prestigious concerts, including the BBC Proms, the Snape Proms, the Great Northern Brass Festival and the gala concert for Brass in Concert.
2 The Coppice, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9PP, United Kingdom
Easter and Summer residential courses for NCCGB members. Age range: 9-19 . Junior (treble) Choirs: Yellow Choir (ages 9–11); Blue Choir & Green Choir (Year 7-10); Senior (SATB) Choir for girls Year 10 and boys with changed voices. No of members: 275. Entry requirements for choirs: by auditions held Nov-Dec. Also non-auditioned workshops throughout UK. Audition and open workshop information on website.
PO Box 375, Bridgend, CF31 9PQ, United Kingdom
One of the resident major arts organisations housed in the Wales Millennium Centre, and with a national and international remit, Tŷ Cerdd - Music Centre Wales is a centre for practical, useful, relevant, and accessible information and resources for both amateur and professional music making. It is also a conduit to relevant organisations and resources for music of all genres in Wales.
Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5AL, United Kingdom
Auditioned orch which comes together on a residential course comprising full and sectional rehearsals, and performs in major venues throughout the UK, often taking part in broadcasts; also chmbr mus programme which prepares selected players for a public concert during the course. Entry requirements: Gr 8. Auditions in autumn term. Age range: 13-19.
Homecroft, Sun Lane, Harpenden, AL5 4GJ
The National Youth Choir of Scotland (NYCoS) was established in 1996 to provide opportunities for young people, teachers and choir directors to support and develop choral singing across Scotland. Artistically led by Christopher Bell, NYCoS caters for young people aged 0-25 through Mini Music Makers (0-7 years), NYCoS Area Choirs (7-18 years), NYCoS National Boys Choir (10-16 years), NYCoS National Girls Choir (12-16 years) and the flagship National Choir Youth Choir of Scotland (16-25 years).
The Mitchell, North St, Glasgow, G3 7DN, United Kingdom
Short courses and 7-day course annual collaborations with BBC NOW. SATB voices. Entry requirements: Annual audition and re-audition. Age range: 16-21. No of members: 70.
Ty Cerdd, Music Centre Wales, Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5AL
The National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) is one of Britain's longest-running ensembles for young people under 25 playing big band jazz. The orchestra offers aspiring young musicians the opportunity to rehearse, write and gain experience in live performance at the the highest professional level. The flagship performing orchestra and the training bands and vocal class of the NYJO Academy rehearse almost every Saturday morning in London, delivering a creatively challenging experience within an informal environment which has inspired thousands of young musicians over the years.
5 Vigo Street, London, W1S 3HB, United Kingdom
3 day residential course. Entry requirements: Generally gr 8. Annual audition and re-audition. Age range: 12-21. No of members: 40.
Ty Cerdd, Music Centre Wales, Wales Millenium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5AL, United Kingdom
NYO brings together talented musicians 3 times pa (Dec-Jan, Apr, Jul-Aug) for 2-wk residential courses followed by concerts in major halls. NYO Comp Courses take place during the main NYO courses. Entry requirements: Annual auditions in autumn, applications by Jul. Min gr 8 (distinction) standard, applicants need not have taken exams. Age range: 13-19. No of members: 165.
Somerset House, South Building, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
Wales region. Easter and summer courses and concert tours. Entry requirements: By audition, gr 8 min. Members must be nominated by local authority. Age range: Up to 21.
Welsh Joint Education Committee, 245 Western Ave, Cardiff, CF5 2YX, United Kingdom
The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland is unique in providing a complete orchestral experience in classical and jazz for students aged between 8 and 25 through its comprehensive pathway of training ensembles and orchestras. Courses are open to young musicians who live, study or have familial connections in Scotland and include tuition from leading professional musicians from across the UK followed by performances at high profile venues as well as annual national and international tours.
13 Somerset Place, Glasgow, G3 7JT, United Kingdom
National Youth String Orchestra brings together talented string players form across the country. Senior and Intermediate Orchestras benefit from outstanding personalised coaching from our dedicated team of leading chamber orchestra musicians. Orchestras meet twice a year for residential courses. Senior Orchestra: Gr 8 and above, age up to 21, Intermediate Orchestras: Gr 5 - 8 standard and above, Ages: 10 – 13 (orchestra A), 14 – 17 (orchestra B) Auditions held Oct/Nov annually in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and Glasgow. to find out more and apply to audition visit www.nyso.uk
Willow Cottage, Dallinghoo, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0LG, United Kingdom
National Youth Symphonic Brass Wales was formed by Tŷ Cerdd - Music Centre Wales in 2004 with members selected, by invitation, from existing and former national youth music brass players.
6 day residential course. SATB voices. Age range: 12-16. No of members: 45 - 55.
Ty Cerdd, Music Centre Wales, Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5AL, United Kingdom