The South African National Youth Orchestra Foundation is an institute based in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was founded in 1964 and formalised in 1979 in the National Youth Orchestra Foundation. In its sparkling history, the organisation has hosted annual orchestra courses, concerts, international and national tours and workshops for young musicians making it one of South Africa’s most successful music institutions.
The South African National Youth Orchestra Foundation is the leader of the youth orchestral movement in the country, inspiring young musicians to pursue the highest standards of musical performance.
The institute invites young South African musicians to attend its programs regardless of financial or geographical barriers.