LPO Junior Artists: Overture
“I enjoyed meeting new people and making music together” – Overture participant 2017/18
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
"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.