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London Youth Orchestra


The new London Youth Orchestra is an exciting project that offers an opportunity for young instrumentalists from all over London to meet on a weekly basis. In collaboration with Verdandi Camerata, Rachmaninoff Music Academy (London) and the Rosiek Nguyen Strings Institute, the orchestra will prepare thrilling programmes for performance at a high level in prestigious venues.

Participants are required to be of a level equivalent to Grade 6 or above and demonstrate exceptional musical passion and ability.

Benefit Concert for Ukraine

String only programme

C. Reinecke “Serenade for Strings”
E. Grieg “Elegiac Pieces”
Z. Kodaly “Intermezzo” from Hari Janos Suite

Concert: April 8th 2022 at St. Pauls Covent Garden

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Age: There is no lower age limit, upper limit is 17.
Ability: equivalent of grade 6+
Audition requirement: 2 contrasting pieces to be prepared, sight reading and a short interview.
Audition dates: once a year audition, date to be announced after the application deadline.
Spring 2022 pilot project: due to Covid risk, we are starting with a string-only programme.


Spring Term rehearsals:
Half Term: Feb 14th - 17th
Easter break: April 5th - 8th
St Catherine's church
Telegraph Hill Center, New Cross