York Arts Academy

Music classes and concerts for children and young people in York

York Arts Academy runs a wide range of group music making opportunities for all ages (3 to 18) and all abilities - every week during term time.

There are four venues:

Canon Lee School - Saturdays              9.15am - 1.00pm

Millthorpe School  - Wednesdays          4.30pm - 6.30pm

York High School  - Wednesdays          5.00pm - 6.00pm

St.Mary's Primary School - Mondays                                                                                                                                   3.30pm - 4.30pm

For a yearly calendar of all York Arts Academy sessions see Yearly Calendar in Documents below.

All students have the opportunity to experience playing in informal and formal concerts throughout the year, both locally and regionally. For the more senior/advanced groups there is also the opportunity to play abroad during summer tours.  There are often additional projects for various groups and all students have the opportunity to engage with Arts Award at all levels (Discover, Explore, Bronze, Silver, Gold).


Department of Education and Arts Council funding