Become a Friend of NYOS

Friends of NYOS are a loyal group of supporters who make a vital contribution to our work. For an annual donation of £75, you can help enable skilled and aspiring young musicians to realise their potential.

In return for their support, friends enjoy a range of benefits, and opportunities to get to know NYOS a little better. These include:

  • Invitations to concert receptions
  • Complimentary concert programmes
  • Regular supporters’ newsletters
  • Acknowledgement of their support online and in concert programmes

Friends Membership from £75 per year*

To become a friend please visit our dedicated support page where you can sign up securely online.

> Sign Up to Become a Friend of NYOS

Gift Aid: Please see below information on how NYOS claim Gift Aid on your donation. If you would like to donate in a different format, please contact Jack Johnson, Head of Development via email on

*All fundraising membership costs include a voluntary donation. Friends membership costs £75 and includes a £63 suggested donation plus £12 to receive the benefits package. This enables us to claim Gift Aid, where applicable, on the donation portion of your membership. You can purchase the benefits package separately from the donation. 

There are also other ways you can provide essential support to NYOS, through regular or one-off donations. Please consider donating to help NYOS continue to deliver inspirational, world-class, adventurous and fun musical experiences. Visit the support page to read more about the ways you can assist us in our mission. 

> Support the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland
> Chair Sponsorship

Friends of NYOS

  • Professor and Mrs Andrew Bain
  • Sandra Bale
  • Mr Douglas Burke
  • Mr Graham Bygrave
  • Kevin and Linda Clarke
  • Mr Stephen Coleshill
  • Dr Joseph Coleiro
  • Marian Coleman
  • Mrs R Coleman
  • Mr and Mrs Cooper
  • Mr & Mrs Morrison Dunbar
  • Mr & Mrs A Craig Duncan
  • The Countess of Elgin & Kincardine
  • Janey Fleming (In memory of Leslie Fleming)
  • Mr Malcolm Fleming
  • Professor and Mrs Andrew Hamnett
  • Mr Patrick Harrison
  • Peter and Barbara-Ann Hawkey
  • Penelope Johnston
  • Mr Christopher Judson
  • Gavin Kenny
  • Mr Andrew Keener
  • Mrs Mary K Lawson
  • Dr & Mrs Warren Luke
  • Professor M A Lumsden
  • Mr & Mrs R P Manson
  • Mr James McBeath
  • Mr George McCaig
  • Mr John McLeod
  • Mr & Mrs D McVicar
  • Mr & Mrs Neil G Meldrum
  • Mr Allan Murray
  • Mr David A J Noble
  • Mr Philip Oppenheim
  • Mr John B Park
  • Lesley Paterson
  • Mr & Mrs Alex Perry
  • Dr Stephen & Dr Alison Rawles
  • Alastair Rennie
  • Jennifer & David Rimer
  • Alan & Catriona Robertson
  • Mrs Kay Robertson
  • Mr & Mrs Ian M T Sandison
  • Angus Scott-Brown
  • Irene and Fred Shedden
  • Dr & Mrs Trust
  • George & Isobel Walker
  • The Hon Lord Weir
  • Mr Colin West
  • Elizabeth Wood

NYOS also wish to thank those who wish to remain anonymous.