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    Providing children with a creative environment and an exceptional orchestral experience

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    Membership for JYO now open. We are always looking for new members so don't be shy!

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    From one of Ireland's top conductors Fergus Sheil

Welcome To the Julianstown Youth Orchestra Website

Our Mission

Our mission is to nurture the musical development of local young musicians and to provide them with a creative environment and an exceptional orchestral experience. more »

Join The Orchestra

Membership of the orchestra is open. All you need is an orchestral instrument and be taking formal lessons in this instrument. We even have a instrument lending scheme.  more » 

About Us

The Julianstown Youth Orchestra was the brainchild of local musicians Fergus and Maria Sheil. It is an independently run orchestra, founded in 2011 and has quickly grown… more »

Help Support Us

The JYO is a not for profit organisation training the finest young musicians of the North East of Ireland. We can’t do it without your support. Click here to help… more »

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About Julianstown Youth Orchestra

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The Julianstown Youth Orchestra (JYO) is going from strength to strength and its success to date has been unprecedented.

It is developing under the expert direction of Fergus Sheil, principal conductor of Dublin Youth Orchestra. Julianstown Youth Orchestra is a member of The Irish Association of Youth Orchestras.


OurMission

Nurture

We aim to nurture the musical development of local young musicians and to provide them with a creative environment and an exceptional orchestral experience.

Enjoyment

We strive to empower our members with musical knowledge and endeavour to instil in them a love of music and a desire to achieve the highest standards of performance.

Encourage

This experience must be available to everyone regardless of background or social standing and we will assist any student to achieve their potential as a musician.

Develop

Senior Orchestra is for the players of secondary school age and Junior Orchestra is for primary school students. Beginners join our “Introduction to the Orchestra” class which provides a wonderful introduction to the exciting world of orchestral performance.

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The orchestra performs major concerts every year to share their talent with the world.

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