City of Leeds Youth Orchestra (CLYO)

City of Leeds Youth Orchestra rehearse 6:45-9:15pm, Fridays at Pudsey Civic Hall, LS28 5TA.

We are now open for Auditions.

To apply please complete our Google form below.  (please ensure you meet the criteria).

CLYO is a 70-strong group of young orchestral musicians playing at the highest standards. The orchestra is conducted by Mark Edwards, and welcomes string, woodwind, brass and percussion players of approximately Grade 6 standard and above. Generally, members are between 13 and 18 years old. CLYO play the full range of symphonic repertoire and perform regularly in venues such as Leeds Town Hall. CLYO members also have the opportunity to go on tour; in 2016 the orchestra toured the Czech Republic, in July 2018 they visited Italy and this year they will embark on a tour of the Rhineland in Germany. The orchestra recently celebrated its 50th anniversary with a celebration concert in Leeds Town Hall.

Entry is by audition only and this year they will be held on Saturday and Sunday 15th and 16th June 2024 for entry in September. 

Conductor: Mark Edwards

To apply please check you meet the criteria and complete our Google form below:

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