Members of the National Youth Choir of Scotland gathered on Calton Hill, Edinburgh at 6am to be the first to sing again in Scotland.
Watch the digital premiere of ‘Fire’ by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen and hear what choir members had to say about the song and their experience.
Friday Afternoons songs by Russell Hepplewhite and Michael Rosen will receive an online world premiere on 14 May. One of the 12 songs will be premiered by NYCOS Edinburgh Choir.
NYCOS has been awarded funding to take part in a project to support the continuation of online music education through and beyond the Covid-19 crisis.
For the first time, NYCOS is offering a series of conducting classes tailored to suit the needs of people working at different levels led by Artistic Director Christopher Bell.
NYCOS has been delivering active music lessons for primary schools over the past year through the Sounds Musical project.
Although they couldn’t be together in person, NYCOS National Choir members have met online for their virtual courses over the Easter holidays. Here’s what some choir members had to say about the experience.
NYCOS has been selected to take part in the 2021 Friday Afternoons project.
Find out what NYCOS Regional Choirs have been getting up to in 2021 so far.
NYCOS has appointed James Waters as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees. James is Director of the Lammermuir Festival, Creative Director for Classical Music at Perth Concert Hall and classical programmer at the Bath Festival.
NYCOS is releasing John Gardner’s setting of eight poems by Robert Burns, featuring the National Youth Choir of Scotland and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.