Many talented musicians applied for the second cohort of the National Youth Folk Ensemble and 18 players have been selected to form the 2017–18 Ensemble.
The Ensemble will meet for residential courses in different parts of England:
Confirmed performances include
Sam Sweeney will continue as Artistic Director. The tutor team will include Rob Harbron, Miranda Rutter, Emma Reid, Becky Price, Andy Cutting, Sarah Hayes and Saul Rose.
Applications are now open for the third cohort – find out more here.