Congratulations to the following pupils who have taken up their places in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain for 2016.

Millie Ashton
– Leader
Ilai Avni – violin 1
Yasmin Strevens Chen – violin 1
Olivia Ziani – violin 1
Evie Rodgers – violin 2
Alex Ross – bass
Joseph Longstaff – horn
Lauren Marshall – composer
Their first performances will be under the baton of Nicholas Collon at Leeds Town Hall on 2 January and the Barbican, London on 3 January.   The programme will be Tchaikovsky‘s Hamlet Fantasy-Overture Op 67,
Korngold‘s Violin Concerto, and Prokofiev‘s Symphony No. 5.