We would love more instrumental players to join our orchestras and bands and enjoy being part of a group who rehearse and perform together.  

Our youth level bands and orchestras are for young musicians (up to 25 years) playing at grade 5 level, no auditions required.

Come along to the first session FREE and give it a go before signing up. For more information please email India on [email protected].

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"From a young age I was involved in Severn Arts ensembles which was a fantastic experience for me…I learnt so much from being part of these groups and there is no doubt that they contributed to my love for music and helped to lead me into a career in music." - Katie Hawcutt 

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Rehearsals are delivered by Severn Arts conductors/tutors who are enhanced DBS checked and receive regular safeguarding training.

Membership fee

Membership is £150.00 for the year or £50.00 per term, payable at the start of each term, or at the point of joining, if later.

There is no additional charge to join multiple bands or orchestras.

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Rehearsal days and times

Worcestershire Youth Concert Band (WYCB): Saturday 10am – 12.15pm
Brass, wind, percussion

Nunnery Wood High School, Spetchley Rd, Worcester WR5 2LT

Worcestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra (WYJO): Tuesday 7 - 9.15pm
Brass, wind, percussion

Salvation Army Hall, Ombersley Way, Droitwich Spa, WR9 0AB

Worcestershire Youth String Orchestra (WYSO): Tuesday 6.45 – 8:15pm

Severn Arts, Suite 11, Malvern Gate, Bromwich Road, St John’s, Worcester WR2 4BN

Worcestershire Youth Orchestra (WYO): Friday 6.30 - 8.45pm
Strings, wind, brass, percussion

Nunnery Wood High School, Spetchley Road, Worcester WR5 2LT 

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Not sure you're ready for our youth level orchestras?

Why not look at our Intermediate Orchestra, perfect for musicians grade 3 level and above.