LPO Junior Artists: Overture

I enjoyed meeting new people and making music together” – Overture participant 2017/18

LPO JAO Course Highlights

LPO Junior Artists: Overture projects are free immersive events which take a hands-on, behind-the-scenes look at the world of a professional orchestra. You will become part of the London Philharmonic Orchestra for a day; meeting LPO musicians and LPO Junior Artists, playing as an ensemble, getting tips on your playing and finding out how to take your next steps as a musician. To take part in Overture activity you need to play an orchestral instrument at Grade 4-8 standard and be aged between 11-14.

LPO Junior Artists: Overture activity is connected to LPO Junior Artists – our exciting programme for talented musicians aged 15-19 from backgrounds and communitities under-represented in professional UK orchestras.

During our LPO Junior Artists: Overture projects you will have the chance to:

  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of a professional orchestra
  • Discover a piece of repertoire as an ensemble and in sectionals with LPO musicians and Junior Artists
  • Hear from an LPO musician about their musical journey and pick up special tips for your own playing

If you would like more information about future LPO Junior Artists: Overture activity or to join our mailing list please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


"I learnt what life is like as a professional musician – it’s hard work and exciting!” – LPO Junior Artists: Overture participant 2018/19


The 2019/20 LPO Junior Artists Programme is generously funded by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation with additional support from the Kirby Laing Foundation and AT&T.

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