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Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchstra (GYWO)

GYWO is now recognised and one of the country’s top youth wind bands after performances at Music for Youth’s National Festival in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 & 2016.  In April 2014 and 2016 the band represented Gloucestershire at the National Concert Band Festival finals at the Birmingham Conservatoire of Music where they were awarded a Gold Performance Certificate.


Students wishing to join should display a fun and committed attitude and be fully involved in the bands rehearsal and concert commitments.  An 8/10 attendance at rehearsals is required.

Student led

GYWO is there for you.  You will be encouraged to make a positive contribution to the choice of music and your views and opinions can always be expressed through our student council.   

Listen to us

Follow the links below to YouTube for our performances at the Music for Youth National Festival 2013 and Cheltenham Town Hall 2014.


Grade 6 +



Thursdays from 7 - 9pm (term time only)

Rehearsals are during term time only.  Please check the full rehearsal schedule on the GM calendar.


For details of costs and how to join click here


Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra is held at:

St Peter's High School, Stroud Road, Gloucester. GL4 0DD

Tel:           Steve Legge, Director: 01452 330300

                 David Mills, Orchestra Manager

Email:       glosyouthwind@gmail.com  

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