Music Services

Cumbria Youth Orchestra

Join us 23/4!

Cumbria Youth Orchestra is a group of experienced young musicians (around grade 4-8 standard) who want to be part of something bigger and get more out of music.

Join us in 2023/4 for a year of Orchestral Experiences:

Spring: with Guest Conductor Stephen Threlfall (Lake District Summer Music / Chetham's School)

Summer: get into the summer vibe with an Orchestral Ibiza inspired experience – Festival Performances tbc

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Join us to discover the excitement of creating live music with other young musicians,  supported by our team of specialist professional tutors. If you want to explore what being part of an orchestra is like, improve your ensemble skills and raise the level of your playing, we’d love to hear from you.

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 Dates 2023/24


Sundays 10.30am-4pm 

25 February

15-17 March: 2 night RESIDENTIAL @ HAWES END

13 April

14 April (plus CONCERT) 

20 July

21 July



Trinity School, Carlisle

Strand Rd, Carlisle 
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Membership Fees

Annual Membership: 

£48 Registration Fee

For 23/24 we're asking you to sign up for the whole year of experiences, including a March Residential at Hawes End, with outdoor activities:

£250 for participation in the full Season Programme, including the 2 night residential.

Your membership is subsidised by the Music Education Hub fund.

Fee Remissions: 

Pupils in receipt of Free School Meals are entitled to a 50% discount on fees, while all Looked After Children can attend free of charge. 


We will take your payment for the Registration Fee via the Stripe Payment gateway. If you need an alternative way to pay, please contact us

How to join

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  • Apply via our online form. 
  • Registration for Ensembles is renewed each academic year. 


Can I join later in the year? For 2023/24 we are asking you to sign up for the full Season Programme, which includes 3 concerts and a 2 night residential.


Where can I find out more information? 

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