Violin players from Essex Youth Orchestra

Essex Youth Orchestra will be joined by Essex Youth Brass for a New Year Charity Concert

  • Saturday 6 January 2024 at 7.30pm
  • Chelmsford Cathedral, New Street, Chelmsford CM1 1TY (click here for location)
  • Ticket prices and how to order to follow

EYO will be performing an uplifting programme, under the direction of its conductor Robin Browning, including Ravel’s iconic Bolero, Marquez’s popular Danzon No 2 and Panufnik’s astounding Sinfonia Sacra, full of elaborate brass melodies and fanfares. Funds raised from ticket sales will be donated to the Chelmer Bridge Rotary Club and its associated charities. Essex Youth Orchestras have performed at the New Year Concerts for over 20 years and enjoy participating in this magical start to the year

For further details on this concert, please contact Beverley Heard, Music Ensembles Lead Officer, telephone 0333 013 8953 or email:

County Ensembles

We are proud to have a number of leading and high-achieving top-level ensembles offering opportunities for young musicians in Essex including:

Essex Youth Orchestra
Essex Youth Choir
Essex Youth Jazz Orchestra
Essex Youth Symphonic Wind Orchestra
Essex Youth Brass Ensemble

This doesn’t happen by accident – we also run a number of starter ensembles in our community music venues as well as intermediate ensembles including our Essex Young People’s Orchestra to bring together young people together in making music with each other.

If you have a young person in your setting who would benefit from joining such an ensemble, please contact Beverley Heard, Music Ensembles Lead Officer, telephone 0333 013 8953 or email: