25th Festival of Youth Orchestras – presented by the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras.

A significant milestone for the IAYO, and to mark this special occasion they will establish a Festival Orchestra which will have young musicians from across Ireland, in addition to featuring Youth Orchestras from around the country. The IAYO Festival of Youth Orchestras is the annual celebration of youth orchestras in Ireland, and their members, with a diverse variety of music played by young people, for young people, from the standard classical repertoire to music from the movies, pop tunes arranged for orchestra, Irish traditional, and new music by Irish Composers.