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HYOT's Junior Orchestra are in the Bluebird Café. The students in the photo are seated and facing right and playing violins, viola, cello and clarinet.

A graphic from a poster with a red overlay. It includes a photographic image of some students playing stringed instruments in an orchestra at one of our concerts. At the top, there is the HYOT logo which includes a drawing of a music stand and the words 'Hackney Youth Orchestras Trust', below and to the right of the logo are the words 'Saturday School'.

Saturday School

At our Saturday Music School, children and young people can receive individual music tuition and can join our ensembles, orchestras and other group activities.
5 to 7 year olds can take part in our recorder group and singing and musicianship class.

A graphic from a poster with a blue overlay. It includes a photographic image of some students playing stringed instruments in an orchestra at one of our concerts. At the top, there is the HYOT logo which includes a drawing of a music stand and the words 'Hackney Youth Orchestras Trust', below and to the right of the logo are the words 'Summer School'.

Summer School

At our Summer Music Schools, children and young people spend 3 to 5 days in the school holidays taking part in an orchestra, choir and group music making activities.

This group of students are part of the Junior Orchestra. To the left two students are seated and playing clarinet. To the right of them HYOT's Clarinet tutor, Jennifer is sitting next to another student also playing Clarinet, they are both looking towards the music on the music stand in front of them.

Our Team

Students are taught by a team of professional musicians, all of whom are experienced tutors. Trustees are local residents who bring a wide range of experience to the board.


Hackney Youth Orchestras Trust is currently recruiting new trustees. A key strategy of the Trust is to fully represent the diversity of the local community and to reflect a wide range of expertise and experience.

Individual Instrumental/Vocal Tuition

  • Cello
  • Clarinet
  • Flute
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Trumpet
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Voice

Saturday Music School Tuition Options

Solo

Individual and group tuition for 7 to 21 year olds

Tutti

Group tuition for 7 to 21 year olds

Avanti!

Group tuition for 5 to 7 year olds (from January 2022)

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About Us

Hackney Youth Orchestras Trust is a registered charity and has been providing music tuition to children and young people in the London Borough of Hackney since 1992.

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Get In Touch

If you have any questions you’d like to ask about our music schools, please email Vicky at

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Drop By

Saturday mornings – check our term dates to see when we will be there.

Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form
Clissold Road
London N16 9EX
(not our postal address)