Youth String Ensembles

UNH Youth Symphony Orchestras

UNH Youth Symphony Orchestras, located in Durham, NH, is an outreach activity of the University of New Hampshire Music Department. Students, grades 5-12, are placed in one of three orchestras by an audition process.

For more information, please contact or visit

Mountain Top Music Center Youth Ensemble

The Mountain Top Music Center Youth Ensemble, located in Conway, NH, is a multi-level ensemble of students who have played their instruments for at least two years. 

For more information, please call 603-447-4737 or visit

The New Hampshire Fiddle Ensemble holds rehearsals and performances in various locations throughout New Hampshire and Maine.

It provides as opportunity for acoustic musicians of all ages to learn fiddle music in the traditional manner.

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New Hampshire Fiddle Ensemble

Sinfonietta Strings, located in Nashua, NH, offers four ensembles: Mozart Ensemble (beginner), Vivaldi Ensemble (intermediate), Tschaikovsky Ensemble (advanced), and Honors String Quartet.

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Sinfonietta Strings Ensembles

The Upper Valley Music Center, located in Lebanon, NH, offers four levels of youth ensembles: Orchestra Explorers, Sinfonia, Vivace Orchestra, and Advanced Performance String Ensemble and Studio Class.

For more information, please call 603-448-1642 or visit

Upper Valley Music Center Youth Orchestra Program

The Manchester Community Music School, located in Manchester, NH, offers three levels of youth ensembles for string players: String Preparatory Ensemble (beginner), NH Youth Concert Orchestra (intermediate), and Dino Angst Youth Symphony Orchestra of New Hampshire (advanced).

For more information, please call 603-644-4548 or visit

Manchester Community Music School Youth Ensembles

The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra is a community orchestra dedicated to performing high-quality symphonic music in the Seacoast community. Our mission is to entertain, educate, and encourage audiences through classical music that they know and love. We encourage community members in the greater Seacoast region and from across New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts to audition and perform with us!

To join, please see our audition requirements for more information: or email us at

Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra