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The Irish Association of Youth Orchestras is the all-Ireland resource organisation for youth orchestras in Ireland.
Safe to Create Disability | Awareness Training
Arts & Disability Ireland in partnership with Safe to Create will lead an in-person training session on disability equality tailored for the needs for arts organisations who want to include artists and audiences with disabilities in what they do. This training takes place on Wednesday, 13 December at 2pm in the National Opera House,Wexford.
IAYO Music Library
We are delighted to announce that we have updated our library in recent weeks and are continuing to add new music to it. A huge variety of music from arrangements of popular music to classics of full orchestra, flexible ensemble and various chamber groups are now available to loan from IAYO.
IAYO 28th Festival of Youth Orchestras | Tickets on Sale
The IAYO Festival of Youth Orchestra is the annual celebration of Ireland’s talented young musicians. The 28th Festival of Youth Orchestras will take place in the National Concert Hall on Saturday, 10 February 2024. Tickets on sale now.
Dr Andrew Jordan Appointed as Irish Youth Wind Ensemble Manager
We are delighted to welcome Dr Andrew Jordan, the new Irish Youth Wind Ensemble Manager. He is taking over from Karen Ní Bhroin. We look forward to working with Andrew and we wish Karen well in her future endeavours.
Call to Participate in Youth Art SPEAKS
Are you aged 18 to 25 and passionate about youth arts and creativity? Join the Youth Arts SPEAKS project and have your voice heard. To apply for the project, please complete the form below by Tuesday, 19 December 2023!
Online Q&A’s with Heads of Faculty at RIAM
Students interested in starting their studies at RIAM in Dublin in September 2024 can chat with the friendly Heads of Faculty at the upcoming online Q&A to ask any questions you have about applying, auditioning or studying at RIAM.
Be a Friend of IAYO!
Celebrate Ireland’s youth orchestras and help to give young musicians from all over Ireland the opportunity of a lifetime to perform at the Festival of Youth Orchestras at the National Concert Hall.
To mark the 25th anniversary of the Festival of Youth Orchestras, IAYO launched a Friends scheme – an opportunity for everyone who is passionate about Ireland’s youth orchestras and the Festival to support us and the amazing work of our members.