Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir
Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir is one of the country’s finest youth choirs, offering young singers from the region exceptional choral training and performance experience.
- Performing and recording with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir.
- Direction from experienced and talented conductors and tutors.
- Performing at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and regional venues.
- Singing exciting and challenging choral works.
- Discounted tickets to concerts and events at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.
- Opportunities to undertake work experience with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.
- Performing alongside some of the finest young singers in the region
performs throughout the year at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and across the region. The choir regularly collaborates with the and
The Youth Choir’s repertoire covers a wide variety of musical styles including classical, jazz, folk, and world music, with several composers having written works especially for the ensemble.
Other recent performances include , and The Choir has consistently been placed in the top four choirs at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, competing against other choirs from around the world. They achieved this high accolade once again in July 2014, and the choir’s Director, Simon Emery, was awarded with the prize for the Most Inspiring Conductor.
The 2014/2015 season will be another exciting one for Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir including a performance of Paco Peña’s Requiem for the Earth at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral and the world premiere of James MacMillan’s A Little Mass.
Simon Emery director
Simon Emery is currently in his 14th year as Director of Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir and has recently taken on the role of Artistic Director of the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Ensembles. He gained his LTCL in violin performance at 16, then studied violin and voice at Birmingham University. He has studied as a conductor with Doreen Rao, John Flood and Stephen Hatfield. As Director ofMusic at the Liverpool Blue Coat School, he directs the school choral and orchestral programmes, as well as leading a strong academic department. In addition to his conducting and teaching he is active as a jazz pianist, adjudicator and accompanist.
Interested in joining?
Find out how you can join the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir, by viewing our Join the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir page .