Annual Concert 2023


Perth Youth Orchestra returned from its annual Music Camp at Dounans, Aberfoyle, to give a dazzling concert at Perth Concert Hall on Easter Sunday. Under the baton of Mr Allan Young, Perth and Kinross’ Coordinator of Instrumental Music, the young musicians demonstrated their finest playing throughout the varied programme. A rousing performance of Johann …

PYO at Perform in Perth

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The final class of the evening was for Orchestras (non school). Perth Youth Orchestra, founded in 1962, draws players from across all ten of Perth and Kinross’ schools and beyond and, as the largest group, they are traditionally the last to perform. Conducted by Mr Allan Young, Perth and Kinross’ Coordinator of Instrumental Music, …

Autumn Concert – Greyfriars Kirk


Details Perth Youth Orchestra have been performing during Festival time in Edinburgh for almost 40 years. This evening’s concert is an opportunity to hear one of the United Kingdom’s oldest youth orchestras. Book Now When & Where August 24, 2023 (7:30 pm) – August 24, 2023 (9:30 pm) Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh, …

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh 2022


Perth Youth Orchestra said farewell to its senior players this evening – in the second of our two Autumn Concerts. Thank you to our soloists, Lorna Rae, Calista Donald and George Croudace – and to Belle Davidson – whose harp interlude, Sea Rapture, painted so many beautiful images in our minds, continuing undisturbed during …

Sparkling programme marks PYO’s Diamond Anniversary year with concerts in Edinburgh and Perth

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Perth Youth Orchestra are making final preparations for the last two concerts of their 60th anniversary year. On Thursday 25th August the players will perform at Greyfriar’s Kirk in Edinburgh in the heart of the festival city. Under the baton of Mr Allan Young, who is marking his own 21st season with the orchestra, the orchestra’s programme …

Edinburgh Concert Tickets


Online sales are now open – or you can pay at the door. Concessionary tickets for children and students are available at the door – there is no need to book them in advance. All seating is unreserved.

Summer arrangements


August Rehearsals and Concerts  15 August – St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm  22 August – St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm  Thursday 25 August – Concert in Greyfriars Church, Edinburgh  Monday 29 August – Concert in Perth Concert Hall  PYO Uniform  PYO uniform is as follows: white shirt, PYO tie and black shoes …

Perth Festival of the Arts Service


Details The annual Festival Service in St John’s Kirk is one of the great traditions of Perth Festival of the Arts. It is always an inspirational and uplifting event, and also a great civic occasion. The talented musicians of Perth Youth Orchestra join the choir and organist of St John’s Kirk and raise the …

Autumn Concert


This is the last concert of one of our most unusual seasons which started in lockdown but, once it was safe to come together again, the orchestra has flourished. Nurtured by an almost impromptu Music Camp during the Easter Holidays, we have gone on to fulfil our regular diary dates – including last week’s …