Applications Closing Soon for the Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra 2023

The Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra is aimed at advanced instrumental students between the ages of 18 and 24 with an interest in historically informed performance. Exceptional players outside of the age range may be considered.

Full details here. Learn more about Director Claire Duff here.


  • IYBO Online 2023 | 1 – 2 July 2023 | An introduction to historically informed performance presented by the Irish Baroque Orchestra & the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras | Places are available to anyone with an interest in historically informed performance.
  • IYBO Performance Course | 17 – 22 July 2023 | This course will be a baroque orchestra performance course held in Dublin with two concerts.

Closing date for applications for both courses is this Friday, 24 February 2023

For more details on both courses, please see here.

For application and video audition details for the summer course, please see here.

Note: A video submission is required to apply for the IYBO Summer Course.

Please note: Players who apply for the performance course (17 – 22 July) and have not previously taken part in any Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra activities, will be required to attend the introductory online course on 1 – 2 July 2023. Exceptions may be made for some players.

The Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra is a collaboration between IAYO and the Irish Baroque Orchestra, funded by The Arts Council.