Yorchestra is a non-residential holiday orchestra in York, open to all young musicians aged 6-21. We cater to all levels of experience, from pre-grade 1 to grade 8+
Courses run between 1 and 4 days of orchestral playing, sections, and workshops, and offer young players the experience of playing in a symphony orchestra with a full range of orchestral instruments. New friendships and made and playing skills noticeable improve after a few days’ intensive work.
75% of course fees are spent on tutor costs
We provide amazing tutoring, both through the quantity and quality of our conductors and tutors.
We engage professional musicians, assisted by student tutors, to ensure that players of all instruments receive the expert and specific tuition that they deserve, enabling them to tackle a varied and challenging repertoire with confidence and enjoyment.