National Youth Choirs of Great Britain

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain

Charity information

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain

NYCGB provides the widest of musical experiences for over 750 members aged 9-25 through its 8 constituent choirs and a further 2500 people through its new widening access and engagement programme.

Founded 1983

  • Mission statement

    The vision for the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain is to be the most inspirational and innovative organisation for young singers. Our goals are to discover and foster exceptional musical talent, to provide inspirational teaching and guidance, to create imaginative performance experiences, to demonstrate outstanding national relevance and through our new regional partnerships, to translate the value and excitement of singing to young people from communities which have limited access to such opportunities. Underpinning these goals is the aim to ensure participation from the broadest range of young people from all backgrounds.

  • Aims

    National Youth Choirs of Great Britain aims to:

    • Advance music education and choral singing for the benefit of young people aged 9 to 25.
    • Discover and foster exceptional musical talent within the UK.
    • Provide inspirational teaching and guidance
    • Create imaginative performance experiences
    • Inspire, encourage and enthuse young people in the joy of singing
  • Overview

    Established: May 1983

    Registered Charity Number: 515660

    Board members: 11

    Full time staff: 7

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 6

    Phone number: 0191 383 7353

    Address: The Rivergreen CentreAykley HeadsDurham DH1 5TS

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  • NYCGB Bursary Programme 2016/17

    NYCGB is able to nurture young singers from their very first glimmers of potential. Howeve... More