News and Events

  • YLSS Residential Weekend - Wydale 2023
  •  Date Posted: Sat, 10 Dec 2022
    We're pleased to announce that information about the YLSS residential weekend, to be held between Friday 26th and Sunday 28th May 2023, is now available! 

    The website gives more information about the weekend in general, and more specifically about the arrangements for 2023.  

    Booking will open to everyone on 1st January 2023, but Members have priority until 1st Feb 2023.  Places book up quickly, so if you have any questions or concerns do get in touch via the usual email addresses: ( or
  • Winner of the 2022 - 2023 New Music Competition Announced
  •  Date Posted: Mon, 24 Oct 2022
    On Sunday 23rd October 2022 the orchestra met to workshop the shortlisted submissions in the latest round of the New Music Competition.  It was an inspiring and challenging day culminating in the announcement that Tom Carr had won the 2022 - 2023 competition with his piece, Sanctuary.  We now look forward to working with Tom over the months ahead as we prepare for the premier in July 2023.  Read more about Tom and his piece here.
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