We are the UK’s leading organisation championing orchestral music as a powerful agent for teenage development.

Calling all teenage musicians

Make music a big part of your life in our growing community. 

We welcome teenage musicians ready for the greatest musical adventure in the UK. 

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Help us open the door to orchestral music for thousands of teenagers.

Your support could bring confidence, joy and skills for life ahead to young people across the UK.

Come and join the audience

With free tickets for teens, we welcome everyone to experience the extraordinary at an NYO performance.

Find an event or performance near you.

Give a young person a free ticket this summer.

It could be the experience that changes their life.

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Applications are now open for teenage musicians to take part in the greatest musical adventure by joining The National Youth Orchestra in 2025.
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