Applications for NSSO 2024 are now live!
Academy & Sinfonia: Monday 1st to Sunday 7th April 2024
Philharmonic: Sunday 7th to Saturday 13th July 2024
Apply before 18th December to qualify for our early bird discount!
The National Schools Symphony Orchestra was born in Suffolk in 1994 and gave its first concert at The Maltings Concert Hall in Snape, home of The Aldeburgh Festival, founded in 1948 by Benjamin Britten. Since February 2016 it has been operated by Malvern College and hosted at Malvern’s beautiful campus in rural Worcestershire. Read more.
Auditions for NSSO 2024 are by video submission. Read more.
Shortlisted for Best Classical Music Education Initiative 2020
This Music and Drama Education Excellence award, sponsored by Classic FM, honours an educational project which has used classical music in an innovative way, shown musical excellence and has had a positive impact on a significant number of participants.