Welcome To The national
youth orchestra of great britain


The world's greatest orchestra of teenagers  

 the City Birmingham 

If you are aged 13-18, play at Grade 8 distinction or equivalent and totally committed to music...      
The world's greatest orchestra of teenagers needs you!

NYO at the Chelsea Flower Show

We are excited to announce that NYO Musicians will be premiering Linger in Light - a new piece by NYO Principal Composer Lauren Marshall, in the Morgan Stanley Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.



'an unrestrained joy in the act of making music.'

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Sights and sounds of NYO.


From the concert hall

Watch our first-ever live stream recording direct from the Royal Festival Hall 

An invitation to be inspired

An invitation to you

From £5 tickets to NYO Inspire Days, find out how you can take part



Past, Present, Future

Find out how NYO has
supported and inspired
young musicians since 1948

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