National Youth Arts Wales
National Youth Orchestra of Wales
"Utterly inspired performance"
Evening Herald

"These young Welsh players possess dedication,
technical superiority and attention to detail"
Berliner Morgenpost

Conductor 2015: Paul Daniel CBE

As the first national youth orchestra in the world, the NYOW has 65 years experience in providing a first-class training experience for Wales’ young musicians and constantly delivers performances that are full of energy and passion. It is a flagship for youth music in Wales.

The NYOW presents concerts in prestigious venues across the UK and abroad, including; St David's Hall (Cardiff), Bridgewater Hall (Manchester), NCH (Dublin), The Sage Gateshead, Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt (Berlin), Beethovensaal (Stuttgart), the Salle Erasmus (Strasbourg) and on the Italian island of Ischia. It is frequently invited to perform at prestigious international music festivals including the Three Choirs Festival, Fishguard International Festival and the North Wales International Music Festival.

2015 Summer Residency & Concert Tour

Conductor: Paul Daniel CBE

Course Dates: 20 July - 1 August (tbc)

Repertoire: (tbc)
Dukas - La Peri   
Schmitt -
La Tragedie de Salome
Stravinsky -
The Rite of Spring

28 July 7.30pm - Prichard-Jones Hall, Bangor
30 July 7.30pm - 3 Choirs Festival, Hereford Cathedral
31 July 2.30pm - Theatr y Ffwrnes, Llanelli
1 August 7.30pm - St David's Hall, Cardiff

Apply now for NYOW Young Composers Residency

Following the last 2 years' highly successful Young Composers Residencies the National Youth Orchestra of Wales will once again run a composers programme alongside this summer's NYOW residency.

Successful applicants will receive tuition in compositional techniques, instrumental writing and analysis of existing repertoire, all delivered by Mark Bowden (Composer in Residence with BBC NOW).

Pre-Residency Workshop: 27 & 28 June 2015, WJEC Cardiff
Residency Dates: 20 July – 1 August 2015, University of Wales, Trinity St David, Lampeter
For full information – click here
For application form - click here
Deadline 30 April 2015


Matthew Jones/Alex James at NYOW office 029 2026 5197

Related Links

Friends of the National Youth Orchestra of Wales
National Youth Symphonic Brass Wales