[ mission statement ]


The European Federation of National Youth Orchestras is a major driving force for symphonic music. An expanding association deeply rooted in European musical life, it provides a unique platform for the exchange of experience in orchestra training. Taking responsibility for orchestral musicians of the future, EFNYO initiates cooperation projects and supports mobility of young musicians. Founded in 1994, it develops strong links with the educational and professional music sectors. EFNYO member orchestras display high artistic standards, enthusiasm and vitality of youth in concerts throughout Europe.