Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra’s main orchestra, conducted by Robert Hodge, perform Walton, Johannesburg Festival Overture at the Music for Youth Proms, Royal Albert Hall in November 2018.

Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra is one of the oldest youth orchestras in the UK and will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2019/20. Now based in Wimbledon, it comprises two orchestras and over 160 players aged between 8 and 18 drawn from more than 80 schools in London and Surrey. The Musical Director is Robert Hodge and the Assistant Conductor is Dan Shilladay.

Auditions for the 75th anniversary season will be held in September 2019, with applications now open to Grade 4-6 players for the Training Orchestra and Grade 7+ players for the Main Orchestra.

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