Cumbria Youth Orchestra

CYO 2021/22

Join us to rediscover the excitement of creating live music with other young musicians.

Cumbria Youth Orchestra will be back for 2021/22 starting on 10 October with a full day working on the Share Sound composition “Out of Darkness” with members of the RPO.

Where: Trinity School, Carlisle


10 October – full day working on the Share Sound composition “Out of Darkness” with members of the RPO.
7 November
16 January 2022
6 February
6 March
24 April
26 June
10 July

Concert: 11 July in Carlisle Monday evening (Venue tbc)

Cost: £20 enrolment fee

(to be paid at the first rehearsal)

subsidised by the DfE Music Education Hub fund allocated to Cumbria Music Service as the lead for the Music Hub.

Playing Standard: approximately grade 4 or above

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Cumbria Youth Orchestra is a group of young musicians of around grade 5-8 standard. We play a huge variety of orchestral music with a young professional conductor, Leon Reimer. Rehearsals are supported by our team of specialist professional tutors. So if you want to perform in a variety of musical settings, improve your ensemble skills and raise the level of your playing we’d love to hear from you.


A really valuable and inspiring experience for all the kids and we thoroughly enjoyed the concert … fabulous to give them the opportunity again to work with a world-class conductor.

CYO Parent

For me CYO was a great chance to meet young people interested in music and it gave me the opportunity to not only play great music but also to learn from other really experienced and fantastic musicians

Kasia Davies, Orchestra Leader 2017/18



Cumbria Youth Orchestra

What a great performance from the Cumbria Youth Orchestra last summer. The first CYO rehearsal for the new season is on 18th November. And there's still time to apply.

Posted by Cumbria Music Education Hub on Friday, 9 November 2018


Cumbria Youth Orchestra taking a bow

Be part of it next Summer. CYO and CYC first rehearsal 18 November (registration from 10am) 10.30-4.30. Find out more at #cyo #cyc #cumbriamusichub

Posted by Cumbria Music Education Hub on Monday, 12 November 2018


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