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Johannesburg Youth Orchestra Company NPC

The Johannesburg Youth Orchestra Company (JYOC) has established itself as a leader in orchestral training. The JYOCs vision is to contribute to human and social development, which lie at the heart of transformation in South Africa. By giving young people opportunities to learn, create and participate in music making, the JYOC builds people’s internal capacity to reach their potential.

  • DEVELOPING YOUTH THROUGH MUSIC – social, personal and artistic growth
  • BUILDING COMMUNITIES – through joint participation in music initiatives
  • REDRESSING INEQUITIES – responding to musical and educational needs by
  • PROVIDING ACCESS to music education and training for youth from all communities

The JYOC is a city-based music organisation in the Gauteng area formed in 1998 in response to the closure of government music centres. It has now grown from one to 12 different ensembles, orchestras and music groups, providing a musical home for over 400 children representing over 50 schools, education institutions and community music groups.


Donations to date

R 15 060.01

Fundraising target

R 400 000.00

Donor Messages

Lesley S
Best wishes for 2021
If music be the food of love, play on
Thank you for the fun Christmas Concert
Levenderis Family
Keep going you do excellent work
Keep up the great work!
Thank you for the amazing experience in 2019 with the GJO
Marion Stewart
Please keep the Arts Alive
Albert Marquardt
I can't count the unforgettable experiences I have had with JYO over the years. I hope to be back with you all again soon.
Wian Joubert
JYOC have been part of my life for 20 years! They have been my musical stepping stone from the start! No way are we letting this organisation go under!!!