London Youth Choir

London Youth Choir

Charity information

London Youth Choir

The London Youth Choir is an exciting musical social action organisation which seeks to provide London’s young singers (aged 8-21) with a world class choral education.

Founded 2012

  • Mission statement

    The London Youth Choir aspires to be the most inspirational and innovative organisation for young singers in London. Our goals are to create inspirational training opportunities for young people, to give exceptional performances, to empower young people, to strengthen our connection with young audiences, and to create a flagship ensemble to represent the city on the international stage. We aim to inspire our members through stimulating creative processes, diverse performance opportunities and through exciting encounters and collaborations. Underlying these goals is the aim to ensure access to the widest range of young people throughout London.

    Specifically, the objectives of the London Youth Choir are to:

    Advance the musical education and training, particularly of choral music, of young people living or educated in the 33 boroughs of Greater London.

    The activities employed to meet this objective include the following:

    Providing a high caliber weekly training programme for young people
    Promoting and supporting musical and choral education to young people regardless of their financial or social background
    Delivering open-access workshops for young people, irrespective of their training or experience
    Financially supporting talented young people to enable them to receive the highest standard of musical education

  • Aims

    London Youth Choir aims to:

    • Support young people to succeed, creating a safe environment for musical learning
    • Providing progression routes for children to develop beyond their local provision
  • Overview

    Established: September 2012

    Registered Charity Number: 1151714

    Board members: 4

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 8

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 07542 109851

    Address: London Youth Choir 48 Russell Square London WC1B 4JP

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