The National Youth Choir of Northern Ireland, previously know as Ulster Youth Choir, was established in 1999 to provide the best of Northern Ireland’s young singers aged 11-24 with the opportunity to sing together to the highest possible standards receiving training from some of the best choral and vocal practitioners from throughout the UK and Ireland and is now regarded as one of Northern Ireland’s leading artistic and educational organisations. The NYCNI Artistic Director is Andrew Nunn.



2023 Course Dates

Easter Courses 2023- Deadline for registration Monday 3rd April 12 noon

11-14th April: Girl’s Choir

12-14th April: Boys Choir

Venue: Campbell College, Belfast (Non Residential)

Easter Concert Friday 14th April @ 3pm- Great Hall at Campbell College

                                                                                                                                                                                               Tickets £5 (can be purchased on the door)


NYCNI are delighted to be offer two Easter Courses for 2023. Our Girl’s Choir (for singers aged 14-15) and our NEW Boy’s Choir (for singers in P5/6/7)

*Any returning Girl’s aged 14/15 from Junior or Training Choir, can sign up for Girl’s Choir- you will not need to re-audition*

Boys Choir began recruitment in Primary Schools (Jan 2023) If you wish to audition outside of school, Please contact Ms Christina McQuillan- NYCNI Manager to register your interest. OPEN CALL for Boys auditions- 28th February, Millennium Court, Portadown BT62 3NX

16-21 July 2023 — Junior Choir Summer Course

The NYCNI Junior Choir meet for a six day course in Campbell College Belfast which comprises of sectional and tutti rehearsals, musicianship classes and finishes with a performance.

29-30 July 2023— Junior Choir Summer Performance

This is in addition to Junior Choir’s Summer Course. All members are asked to keep these dates free!


15-21 July 2023 — Training Choir Summer Course

The NYCNI Training Choir is a 7 day residential course at Campbell College Belfast which include section and tutti rehearsals, individual singing lessons and musicianship classes. The course also concludes with an evening performance

22-28 July 2023 — Senior Choir Summer Course

The NYCNI Senior Choir is a 7 day residential course at Campbell College, comprising of section and tutti rehearsals, individual singing lessons and concludes with an evening concert.


Please note that we are working remotely. If you wish to contact us please do so via the “Contact Us” link above or our Facebook page.

Millennium Court

William St


Co. Armagh

BT62 3NX

Charity Number XR 29957  Northern Ireland Charity Commission NIC100542