"NYO is just awesome. All of it. The people, the concerts, the passion and the joy and excitement of the courses."
Lawrence, NYO Musician
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Interested in joining NYO?
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 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. We are also recruiting teenage composers.
Auditions are FREE and you will receive feedback. Bursaries are available to cover travel to and from the audition as well as your place in the orchestra. Auditions are friendly, positive, and great learning experiences. NYO Tutors share playing tips in a workshop, and all applicants receive performance feedback.
To see if you're eligible, discover what bursaries are available and hear advice from NYO Musicians and Tutors, explore our 'Who can apply?' section and click on the download links below.
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