London Youth Choirs believes that no person should be excluded from music making due to financial circumstances or background.

London Youth Choirs is a charity working with over 2,000 young Londoners a year to deliver inspiring music education and performance opportunities.

We run 10 choirs, engagement programmes and free workshops in schools and communities across London.

If you would like any more information about how important fundraising is to LYC, and the impact of donations and grants, please do get in touch, or you can read on for information about how to support us.

“I think of London Youth Choir as my shelter and my home. I always make new friends.”

LYC Junior Girls Member, age 9


London Youth Choirs is a charity (charity no. 1151714). We fundraise for over 80% of our income in order to make taking part in our choirs accessible for all.

Whether you choose to support LYC by making a donation or by spreading the word about our activities, you will make a vital difference to our mission to unlock young people’s potential through the power of choral singing.


Join our special family of donating supporters who share our vision and enjoy a closer relationship with LYC.


Support LYC today with a one-off donation and help us achieve our goals for London’s young singers.


Can you spread the word about LYC to your school, organisation or network? Please get in touch!

Join the LYC Circle

To join the LYC Circle today, please complete our secure online form, powered by Enthuse.

For more information about joining The LYC Circle please contact LYC Head of Development, Alice Beverley.

Dame Deirdre Hutton, LYC Chair of Trustees, invites you to join The LYC Circle:

“I invite you to join me in supporting London Youth Choirs through The LYC Circle. As a choral singer myself, I know how life-enhancing being in a choir can be.


LYC’s special combination of musical training and a high level of pastoral care enables talented young people to develop their skills and enjoy tremendous performance opportunities across the capital. We want to ensure that this opportunity is available to all young Londoners.


As well as committing my personal support, I hope to encourage you to join me in helping to ensure that there are no financial barriers to participation in LYC.”


Dame Deirdre Hutton

The LYC Circle is open to those committing a minimum donation of £2,000 per year for three years.


A partnership with LYC can deliver benefits to your company and your employees, as well as transforming young lives in the capital.


For more information about Corporate partnerships, please contact LYC Senior Corporate Partnerships Manager, Nicola O’Donnell.

LYC & China Construction Bank

LYC is proud to be enjoying 3-year sponsorship by China Construction Bank, our first Premier Sponsor. Over the past 18 months, CCB’s support has helped LYC launch our new junior choir LYC South East, and to deliver our 2020 Festive Concert and 2021 Spring Concert. In return, LYC has provided singing workshops for CCB staff and a performance by our Chamber Choir for senior CCB executives and the Chinese Ambassador.

Image: CCB Chief Executive Aimin Yang enjoys participating in a singing workshop with other members of CCB staff and singers from London Youth Chamber Choir. 


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