Membership of the KZNYO is a prestigious accomplishment.

Membership is open to all young people between the ages of 12 – 22 years old who have a minimum of musical Grade 3 or equivalent in an orchestral instrument and are able to read music.

KZN Youth Orchestra is not a music school, and we do not offer individual musical tuition. Rehearsals are held every week at Reddam House Umhlanga, 21A Preston Dr, Prestondale, Umhlanga on Fridays from 15h30 to start at 16h00, till 18h30.

Aside from the desire to be part of the Orchestra, there are some prerequisites…

  • You must be able to play an orchestra instrument.

  • You must be able to read music.

  • You must be older than 12 years, but younger than 22 years old.

  • You must be able to play at a grade 3 level or higher.

  • You must pay the membership fees for the year.

  • You are required to purchase the relevant uniform.

  • You must be able to attend all rehearsals, every Friday afternoon.

  • You must be able to attend all appropriate concerts.

  • You must be able to attend music camps and additional rehearsals where needed.

Should you have any further queries, please send an e-mail to admin@kznyo.co.za. We should welcome your interest!