You are eligible to apply to any of our classical ensembles if you are Scottish and aged between 8-25 years old or have Scottish connections i.e., born in Scotland, living in Scotland, studying in Scotland, or with Scottish Family.
NYOS accepts applications from all standard orchestral instruments including concert pedal harp.
Our orchestra guidelines for the appropriate standard are as follows:
NYOS Junior Orchestra (aged 8 and over): ABRSM Grade 5
NYOS Senior Orchestra (aged 12 and over): ABRSM Grade 7
NYOS Symphony Orchestra (aged 25 and under): ABRSM Grade 8
(Qualification is a guide only and not essential)
AUDITIONS ARE FREE & BURSARIES ARE AVAILABLE
NO STUDENT WHO SUCCESSFULLY AUDITIONS FOR ANY NYOS ENSEMBLE WILL MISS OUT DUE TO FINANCIAL CIRCUMSTANCES