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Miloš supports Ambition 1000live in concert
Miloš – who held the No. 1 spot with Aranjuez on the Billboard Traditional Classical Albums chart throughout the summer – chatted and played some of his favourite pieces and talked of musical influences in an exclusive concert for AYM on 10 October in London. The past six years have been dizzying times for Miloš. Since launching his first commercial solo album, Mediterráneo with Deutsche Grammophon in 2011, Miloš has not looked back and has a slew of international tours and awards to his name. Read more…

125 of the UK’s most talented musicians win AYM annual Awards worth £80,000
Awards for Young Musicians [AYM] is pleased to announce that, across all musical genres, it will be offering 125 exceptional young instrumentalists annual Awards totalling £80,500…For more information please contact our Assistant Director, Jane Ordaz Stubbs.

Martin James Bartlett wins BBC Young Musician of the Year Award
AYM is proud to have produced four finalists for this year’s BBC Young Musician of the Year… Read on

UK’s first youth Accordion orchestra plays at Kings Cross
Boldly breaking down barriers, Latvian accordionist and AYM Patron, Ksenija Sidorova lead an accordion orchestra at one of London’s busiest railway stations on 30 March… Read on

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Tunde Jegede and AYM young musicians at Tabernacle Folk 2012
Tunde Jegede, Richard Bolton and AYM young musicians perform Invocation at Tabernacle Folk 2012. Isabella Kolaczynska, Michael Hollette, and Billy Hill took part in Tabernacle Folk 2012, the annual roots music-festival in West London. They performed this new work by the renowned composer/cellist, Tunde Jegede, who created and rehearsed the piece with them over two weekends prior to the festival.

UK’s first Accordion youth orchestra short film
Ksenija lead AYM’s group of young accordionists in a masterclass at the Royal Academy of Music one Sunday morning in March, after which the impromptu orchestra performed to an audience at Network Rail’s Kings Cross. Without doubt, passengers will never have seen a youth accordion orchestra play while on the move.