National Youth Choir of Scotland - National Choirs


The National Youth Choir of Scotland has 4 National Choirs, which provide singing opportunities at the highest level for Scotland’s young singers.


  • National Youth Choir of Scotland for singers aged 16–25 years
  • NYCoS Training Choir for singers aged 16–19 years
  • NYCoS National Boys Choir for singers aged 10–16 years
      Structured in three sections: Junior Corps, NBC, Changed Voices
  • NYCoS National Girls Choir for singers aged 12–16 years
      Structured in two sections: National Girls Training Choir, NGC
Membership for all NYCoS National Choirs is granted by annual audition and is open to singers who are born, resident or studying in Scotland. The basis of the choirs' activities stems from a residential course where time is split between individual vocal coaching, musicianship sessions and sectional and full rehearsals.

NYCoS Training Choir

The National Youth Choir of Scotland Training Choir was formed in 1997 and works alongside NYCoS during the summer residential course.

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NYCoS Chamber Choir

Membership of the NYCoS Chamber Choir is by invitation, and the singers are drawn from the auditioned members of NYCoS.

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National Youth Choir of Scotland is an outstanding choir for young singers aged 16 - 25 years.

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National Boys Choir
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NYCoS National Boys Choir provides opportunities for boys with changed and unchanged voices.
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National Girls Choir
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NYCoS National Girls Choir was formed in 2007 and is for singers aged 12 - 16 years.
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