The Next Generation

Grand Union takes pride in nurturing young musicians through a variety of initiatives like the Grand Union Youth Orchestra, the annual Summer School and is setting up an apprenticeship/training scheme for emerging professionals called Grand Union - Second Generation Orchestra.

Our vision is set out in this feature in the online journal Music Education UK

Music Untamed, in collaboration with Croydon Music and Arts and highly praised by the (London)  Mayor's Music Fund - typical of our contribution to music education - is just one example of the quality of this work and the excitement it generates:


And here are some of our young players interpreting an Indian classical raga, and West African chant and rhythms:


More opportunities for young musicians can be found on our  Youth Orchestra and Summer School pages.

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