Opera North Orchestra Camp (ages 10-18)

27–31 August 2019

Now in its fourth year, the Opera North Orchestra Camp provides an action-packed programme of fun, high quality musical experiences alongside the Orchestra of Opera North hosting young people from across Leeds and surrounding areas.

Participants are appropriately challenged to develop within their technical and musical ability in an inspirational and supportive environment.

Over the course of the week, our young people:

  • Take part in instrumental, singing and creative composition sessions
  • Explore exciting new music alongside musicians from the Orchestra of Opera North
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Perform side-by-side with the Orchestra of Opera North

We welcome enthusiastic young musicians aged 10–18 of all abilities; participants will take part in either a junior or senior ensemble.

2019 prices to be announced
  • Opera North, Leeds
  • University of Leeds

2018 prices for guidelines
1 child: £150

Early bird discount
1 child: £120
2 siblings: £220
3 siblings £320

Activities run from 9.30am – 4.00pm each day

How to apply
Applications will open in March 2019.
Places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can sign up?
Enthusiastic young musicians age 10–18 who play:

  • Strings: violin, viola, cello, double bass
  • Woodwind: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone
  • Brass: horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba
  • Percussionists

All abilities and are welcome and catered for – no prior experience necessary! Participants will take part in either a junior or senior ensemble.

Can I drop off my child earlier/later each day?
Yes, you can drop off your child as early as 9.00am, and pick up as late as 4.30pm.

Do you offer bursaries?
We want to ensure that costs do not create a barrier to taking part and are able to offer financial assistance to those who wouldn’t be able to join without support. Please get in touch to see if you are eligible for a bursary place.

Who can I contact for further information?
We would love to hear from you! Please get in touch with our Orchestral Activity Manager Emma Barnett at emma.barnett@operanorth.co.uk or on 0113 223 3626

Opera North Orchestra Camp (ages 10-18)
Opera North Orchestra Camp (ages 10-18)

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