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. 

Become a supporter

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.

Help a teenager discover who they are through music

Could you help an aspiring teenage musician discover the joy of playing music together, perhaps for the first time ever?

Latest news

The National Youth Orchestra is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Satterthwaite CBE as our new Chair of Trustees.
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Over 2,000 music lovers united to kickstart their musical adventure with The National Youth Orchestra.
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158 teenage musicians will come together through their love of music, and their commitment and talents to play their part in a cutting-edge orchestra that speaks to their generation.
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