On October the 14th YMSO proudly returned to St John's Smith Square to perform to a live audience for the first time since the COVID crisis began. We hope you enjoy it, all those in the orchestra and audience certainly did. It was an emotional and memorable experience.
The Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra is Britain’s leading orchestra for young musicians on the threshold of their professional careers. It provides invaluable experience to those who are studying or have recently completed their training, but are not yet established in the profession.
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Unlike many similar organisations in Europe and the USA, this orchestra does not benefit from any government subsidy. We receive no public funding of any sort and are therefore entirely dependent on the generosity of individuals, charitable foundations and corporate sponsors.MORE INFORMATION
Due to the COVID-19 crisis we have been unable to offer our current members as many public performances as we had planned. We are therefore holding our next round of auditions in January/February 2022.FIND OUT MORE
Our Influence over the years
There is not an orchestra in the British Isles that doesn’t contain alumni of the YMSO. As a testament to how influential they feel their time at YMSO was, many of them return to the orchestra to tutor at rehearsals and also advise.VIEW OUR ALUMNI
"these students represent the next generation of orchestral musicians who will continue our great classical tradition into the new millennium. The orchestra needs all your encouragement and support."