National Youth Folk Ensemble
The National Youth Folk Ensemble celebrates excellence in youth folk music, bringing together talented young musicians from across England to create and perform inspiring new arrangements of traditional music.
The Ensemble receive expert tuition and guidance from a team of leading folk artist-educators. This is their last tour with their inaugural Artistic Director, Sam Sweeney, who has shaped the Ensemble’s activities over the past three years.
“The standard was excellent – their musicianship, stage presence, performance skills and enthusiasm made it an evening to remember for a long time”
Songlines, June 2018
The National Youth Folk Ensemble is an English Folk Dance and Song Society programme, funded by Arts Council England.
National Youth Folk Ensemble appeared in 2019