Welcome To The national
youth orchestra of great britain


The world's greatest orchestra of teenagers  

 the City Birmingham 

Join NYO 2019

If you are aged 13-18, play at Grade 8 distinction level or equivalent, and are totally committed to music... The world's greatest orchestra of teenagers needs you!  Be part of NYO in 2019 and breakthrough to the next level of orchestral brilliance. Auditions are free, held across the country and bursaries are available. Apply now.


NYO Inspire Days

If you're aged 13-19 and playing at Grade 6 , join us at a forthcoming NYO Inspire Day and take your playing to the next level. 





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of energy and talent'

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Sights and sounds of NYO.



NYO Summer Tour in Reviews...

'And boy, did NYO play well: virtuosic, concentrated and seriously impressive'
The Times ★★★★

Read what the critics had to say about our summer concert...













An invitation to be inspired

£5 tickets for under 25s are available for many of our concerts, in association with Classic FM



Past, Present, Future

Find out how NYO has
supported and inspired
young musicians since 1948

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