LPO Junior Artists: Overture Day – London

Calling all young musicians! If you’re aged 11–14 and Grade 4+ standard on your orchestral instrument, come and join London Philharmonic Orchestra musicians at our free LPO Junior Artists: Overture Day on Wednesday 31 July 2024 at St John's Waterloo in London.

What to expect

LPO Junior Artists: Overture days are free, fun orchestral skills days where participants play alongside LPO musicians, get tips on musicianship and find out what happens behind the scenes of a professional orchestra.

Where and when?

The day will take place at St John’s Waterloo, Waterloo Road, London SE1 8TY from 10.30am – 5pm. At 4.30pm there will be a performance showcasing the pieces we have explored, which will be open to friends and family.

Who and how to apply

Applications are now open!

Fill in our application form here.

This Overture day is open to young musicians aged 11 – 14, who are Grade 4+ on their orchestral instrument. Applications from young musicians whose backgrounds are underrepresented in professional UK orchestras will be prioritised.

Please note that we are unable to accept applications from harpists, pianists and saxophonists.

If you have any questions then don’t hesitate to contact us at  [email protected]

“I really enjoyed the day and I think it was very inspiring for young musicians”

– Overture participant 2023

Wed 31 Jul 2024, 10.30am

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We will prioritise those who are eligible for the LPO Junior Artists scheme, as outlined below:

This LPO Junior Artists: Overture day is delivered in partnership with St John's Waterloo. LPO Junior Artists is generously supported by the Kirby Laing Foundation, TIOC Foundation and The Radcliffe Trust


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