National Youth Guitar Ensembles

The UK's Finest Young Guitarists

About NYGE


The National Youth Guitar Ensembles (NYGE) give aspiring and gifted young classical guitarists the unrivalled opportunity to experience world-class ensemble coaching. These guitarists are dedicated, passionate musicians who are seeking to perform at the highest level and establish the guitar orchestra on the international concert stage.


National Youth Guitar Ensemble


The National Youth Guitar Ensembles comprise of two core groups; NYGE UK which are regionally based ensembles that meet monthly from September to March under the musical direction of Helen Sanderson, Mark Ashford, Matthew Robinson, Adam Hickman, Mike McGeary and Manus Noble; and NYGE Academy which offers two residential courses, in the Easter and Summer holidays, under the musical direction of Gerald Garcia.

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