If you are aged 13–18, playing (or composing) at Grade 8 distinction level or equivalent, and are totally committed to music then read on …

The world’s greatest orchestra of teenagers needs you! Being part of NYO is a fantastic opportunity for musicians aged 13-18 and playing at Grade 8 distinction standard (or equivalent) at to take their music making to the highest national level. Working with world-class conductors and tutors, they will play in the UK’s greatest concert halls and inspire others through NYO Inspire.

Applications are also invited from teenage composers to join NYO for a year of immersion in orchestral and creative opportunities, and teenage pianists to develop their orchestral keyboard playing.

Auditions are FREE, friendly and take place across the country.

Every candidate will receive a workshop and written feedback. Bursaries are available to cover travel to and from auditions, as well as the full cost of a place in NYO.

It’s free to Audition – apply by 3 June 2019.

Click here to apply for an audition