RSNO Engage

With a programme of activity available for newborns and onwards, RSNO Engage is committed to delivering the highest quality educational concerts, workshops and community projects, as well as nurturing and developing new talent, connecting the Orchestra, its music and musicians with the people of Scotland.

Choruses & Communities

RSNO Chorus

Are you a passionate and committed singer? Do you enjoy a wide range of music? Would you like to sing with others like you?

RSNO Junior Chorus

The RSNO Junior Chorus is one of the leading children and youth choirs in the UK, with over 400 members aged seven to eighteen.

RSNO Chorus Academy

Are you passionate about classical music but have never sung it before? Then the RSNO Chorus Academy could be perfect for you.

RSNO Community Orchestra

The RSNO Community Orchestra is the perfect opportunity for amateur musicians to play together.


Nurseries & Schools

Nursery & Primary 1

Join us this June as the RSNO present interactive performances for Nursery and Primary 1 pupils in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Perth.

Primary School

Every year the RSNO perform a series of presenter-led concerts for primary school aged pupils, featuring the full RSNO.

Secondary School

Bring a secondary school group to an RSNO Season concert, and encourage your pupils to take up our exciting work experience opportunities.



Sir Alexander Gibson Memorial Fellowship

This is a choral conducting fellowship open to anyone interested in furthering his or her experience of choral conducting.

RSNO/RCS Apprenticeship Scheme

The RSNO/RCS Apprenticeship scheme bridges the transition between conservatoire student performance and professional experience.

RSNO Takeover

RSNO Takeover is a two-day intensive work experience, open to anyone aged 16–18 years at the time of the event and living in Scotland.

Work Experience

The RSNO accepts student placements from schools, colleges and universities across the UK.

Young Ambassadors

Since 2013, the RSNO has run a Young Ambassadors programme with up to 20 participants each year from all over Scotland.




Introducing your baby to music is easy with the RSNO Astar app! Astar is the Gaelic word for journey. We chose it because we hope that music will be a big part of your child’s journey.

Children's Classic Concerts

The RSNO is delighted to work in partnership with Children’s Classic Concerts, bringing you high-energy, fun-filled family entertainment to Glasgow and Edinburgh at Hallowe'en and Christmas.

Under 16s Go Free

From Beethoven to Tchaikovsky, children aged 15 and under can experience the full wonder of the RSNO live in concert for free when accompanied by an adult.


Tomorrow’s Composers

Notes From Scotland

Notes from Scotland is an exciting composition opportunity for young, budding composers aged 12–18 run in partnership with The National Trust for Scotland. Composers are invited to write a two- to five-minute piece of music for an instrumental trio, quartet or quintet of their choice based on the theme provided.

RSNO Composers' Hub

Aimed at composers in the early stages of their career, the RSNO Composers’ Hub is a fantastic opportunity to compose music for orchestra in a range of different contexts, developing skills and creative relationships, as well as acquiring an understanding of the business of a major arts organisation. Supported by the RVW Trust.