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Supporting YYS

To find out how to help support the sinfonia, please contact us on info@yys.org.uk or via our contact page

Yorkshire Young Sinfonia is kindly supported by a number of Patrons, Friends of the Sinfonia, Partners and Sponsors. Their ongoing commitment to music making and education in the region allows the Sinfonia to excel in all aspects of coaching and performance. This support helps to provide life changing experiences for young musicians.


Sir Gary Verity
Sir Gary VerityWelcome to Yorkshire CEO & YYS Patron
Jamie Walton
Jamie Walton International Cellist & YYS Patron


YYS is working to bring together young musicians from all across Yorkshire. In order to do this we work closely with local Music Hubs and together we are continuing to develop an environment of musical excellence in Yorkshire. Music Hubs play a crucial role in providing music in schools and instrumental lessons to young people. YYS is working in partnership with the following Music Hubs:


Sponsors, Partners and Supporters

Yorkshire Young Sinfonia is kindly supported by a number of sponsors, who help to facilitate the running of the sinfonia, enabling the excellent levels of music making – Sponsorship opportunities include, but are not limited to:

“the tutors are terrific and supportive, and the YYS staff are always willing to listen”

“YYS has been an unforgettable experience and has opened up so many doors to me as a musician and as a person”

“I’m so glad I have had the chance to work with other young musicians on challenging, interesting and crazily good repertoire”

“Everything about YYS helps you not only as a musician, but as a person”

“I love that being a part of YYS means that I am representing Yorkshire”

“YYS has a great family feel from the second you arrive”