The London Symphony Orchestra is a registered Arts Award Supporter. This means that any young person pursuing an Arts Award will be able to fulfil part of their requirements through opportunities we offer.
Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications that support anyone up to the age of 25 grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with and take part in the wider arts world through taking challenges in an art form - from fashion to film making, pottery to poetry.
Through Arts Award young people gain a nationally recognised qualification enabling them to progress into further education and employment. Arts Award has five levels, four of which (Explore, Bronze, Silver, Gold) are accredited qualifications.
LSO Discovery, the London Symphony Orchestra’s music education and community programme, offer a range of exciting music-based opportunities where young people working towards their Arts Award can:
- discover, explore and take part in performances and workshops, such as our Key Stage Concerts and Family Concerts.
- create your own music at our Gamelan and Technology workshops for schools or at the weekly Digital Technology Group.
- experience and enjoy an LSO concert, with discounted tickets available to under 18s and students.
For schools located in Barking & Dagenham, Bexley, Greenwich, Hackney, Havering, Lewisham, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest, there may be additional opportunities for students working towards their Arts Award as part of our LSO On Track programme.