Category: Repertoire

Character Suites for String Quartets

Katharina Baker, Director at the Coole Music in Gort, Galway has been very busy in recent years composing music for youth orchestras and young chamber groups (along with many other musical activities). A number...

Take a Bow

We have been contacted by the composer of a new set of easy and fun pieces for the young string orchestra and string ensembles. This music is child friendly – ‘has catchy tunes and...

A Gift of Music

Composer Vincent Kennedy contacted IAYO following the Festival of Youth Orchestras this year to offer some of his pieces for youth orchestras. Vincent’s music has been played at the festival in recent years by the...

New Music in the IAYO Library

New Music IAYO has purchased a number of sets from the Kaleidoscope series that are arranged for a variety of ensembles including orchestras, bands, strings, woodwind and percussion groups or almost any combination of...

Free Music Library Online

A library of out-of-copyright music has been created online at www.imslp.org. The goal of the Petrucci Music Library is to create a virtual library containing all public domain music scores, as well as scores...

New Music in the IAYO Library

IAYO have recently added copies of the Orchanics series by Richard Ling to the IAYO music library. The sets are all written for beginner up to grade 3 standard and all string parts are...

In C by Terry Riley

In C is an semi-aleatoric (chance music) composition for an unspecified number of players composed in 1964 by Terry Riley. Performance materials include a page of musical fragments along with an explanation of how...

Works premiered by Youth Orchestras

The Contemporary Music Centre has provided us with a list of music that has been premiered by youth orchestras. If you would like to view the scores or buy them, please contact  the library...