Step 1 – Check which orchestra you should be in

If you have been playing for 6 months and haven’t taken Grade 1, you should apply for Young Strings/Young Wind.

If you have passed  your Grade 1 or your Grade 2, you should apply for Primo!

If you have passed your Grade 3, 4 or 5, you should apply for Mezzo!

If you are playing at a Grade 6+ standard, you should apply for Maestro!

Find out more information here ▶︎

Step 2 – Fill out your application form

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Step 3

If relevant, fill out an application for our Family Fund ▶︎

Step 4

Pay the appropriate course fee (not applicable for SSP) ▶︎

Your application is not complete until we have received payment!

This is the application timetable for our Winter 2023 Yorchestra course.

Monday 4th September

Applications OPEN! Applications are dealt with on a first-come-first-served basis, so get your applications in as soon as you can.

Tuesday 31st October

Early Bird deadline. Your application form and payment must reach us by this date to qualify for the Early Bird discount.

Thursday 30th November

Applications CLOSE. There may still be places in some sections (particularly for string players) after applications have officially closed, but please check with us first before applying.

Early December

Confirmation of places sent out.