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Christmas course – new first-time player discount!

Applications for our Christmas 2018 course will open on 15 October, and to bring a little early festive cheer, we are introducing a new 25% first-time player discount!  This will be available to any player attending Yorchestra for the first time.  Returning Yorchestra players can also qualify for the 25% “bring-a-friend” discount which we trialled successfully […]

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Generous donations mean more bursaries available!

We are thrilled to announce that we have received some very generous donations from the BMS York, the Ed De Nunzio Charitable Trust, Shepherd Group and JWPCreers, totalling over £3,000, which will enable us to fund additional bursaries for future courses.  The BMS will also be offering free tickets to Yorchestra players for forthcoming BMS […]

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Change of venue for YoYoStrings

Parents of players in YoYos: please note that there is a change of venue for YoYos for the summer course.  This is due to the high numbers of players signed up for both YoYos and Y3.  To ensure that both groups of players can be comfortably accommodated with sufficient space for rehearsal, YoYos will now take […]

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Y1 / Y2 summer repertoire now available

We have confirmed repertoire for Y1 and Y2 – see our summer course page for details!  And a reminder that the official closing date for applications is coming nearer (20 July), though at the time of posting, some spaces are still available in most ensembles, especially for string players – see our applications page for […]

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Summer 2018 applications open 14 May!

Applications for our summer 2018 course open on 14 May, and we’re very excited about two new developments: our 25% “bring-a-friend” discount (see more information here), and two special “after hours” workshops for Yorchestra 1 and 2 players which are being organised by the University of York Music Department just for us (more details on […]

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Closing date for Easter course approaching!

Just a reminder that the official closing date for the Easter 2018 Yorchestra courses is on 23 March.  YoYos is now fully subscribed, but there are still a few spaces in most sections for Y3 and Y4, so do get those forms in!  If you miss the closing date, remember that it may still be […]

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Applications for Easter 2018 open 1 February!

Just a few days until applications open for Yorchestra’s Easter 2018 course, for Y3, Y4 and YoYos, and we’re ringing the changes a little: We have new streamlined online application forms to make it easier than ever to apply (we hope!) And we are also inviting recorder players to come and join in the fun with […]

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Christmas 2017 applications now open

Applications for our Christmas course are now open, and the Early Bird discount runs until 16 November.  Full details are on the course page here. We do hope you’ll be able to join us for another 3 days of fantastic music and fun.  Just the thing to brighten up the dull days of winter!

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