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How to Join


Due to COVID-19 SLYO courses are currently suspended. We are hoping they will return soon but due to SLYO engaging with children and staff from over 100 schools / educational environments we are unable to offer lessons in 'bubbles' as required by current government guidance. Whilst our courses are on pause, please do continue to enquire using our form below. Thank you.

SLYO welcomes new members but is also keen to encourage existing pupils to return regularly as this has obvious musical and social benefits.

Bookings are taken for one course at a time, so after each course we accept applications for our next course. The application process for each course is staggered in three stages firstly accepting current pupils, then past members and finally new pupils.

If you are looking at SLYO for the first time this application process may sound complicated but please do not be deterred! We have a really good balance of returning and new pupils on every SLYO course and new members are very welcome.

To check availability of places on our next course, or to register interest in our courses please complete the form below. If there is a space at the point of your enquiry we will invite you to complete an application form (including teacher recommendation) so we can get you booked in straightaway. We are however a small team at SLYO so you may not hear back from us immediately. We aim to respond to all enquiries within a week and always process applications in order of receipt. 

Please note your enquiry will add you to our mailing list for future courses and will mean we contact you between 3-5 times a year with course updates. 

SLYO Enquiry

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