NYSO as a registered charity

National Youth String Orchestra is a registered charity. For details of its accounts, trustees and other information required to be filed with the Charity Commission visit and search National Youth String Orchestra or charity number 1110462.

National Youth String Orchestra is a company limited by guarantee. Its registered office is One Silk Street, London EC2Y 8HQ and it is registered in England with number 5482194.

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Come & Join Us.

We currently have three orchestras. The Senior Orchestra is for Grade 8 and above, Camerata aged 13 -17 years and Sinfonia aged 9-12 years for Grade 5 to Grade 8 and above. New for 2023 our fourth orchestra , Sinfonietta will be for talented 7 – 9 year-old string players at grade 3-5 or equivalent, these grades should be regarded purely as guidance, rather than as strict requirements. Sinfonietta will provide a foundation for string ensemble playing with a focus on chamber music, general musicianship and the Kodaly and Dalcroze methods.

Senior Orchestra Camerata and Sinfonia Orchestras

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The continued generosity of our supporters enables NYSO to make our residencies accessible to a broad spectrum of talented young string players. This is fundamental to our ethos and key to our continued success.

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