This FAQ updated: 31st March 2020

We are able to subsidise the cost of our courses by an average of 33% thanks to the generous support of numerous trusts, foundations and donors.  Below you can see the cost per place to NYCGB, and the course fees that members pay.

You can find details of our courses and their costs by clicking here. This takes you to our "courses" page. 

Booking and payment: National Youth Boys' Choir, National Youth Girls' Choir, National Youth Training Choir

Financial assistance is available.

We ask that you book at least one course each year and that you don’t miss two consecutive courses. You do this via the My NYCGB online members area by the end of January and deposit(s) are paid at the time of booking.

Booking and payment: National Youth Choir

Financial assistance is available.

We ask that you commit to the full Annual Programme when you are offered your place in June. The Annual Programme fee is payable in instalments across the year, you can find more information on the 'choirs' page. Click here. 

Refund Policy

In the unlikely event that NYCGB be forced to cancel a course for any reason, we will advise you at the earliest opportunity and refund all fees in full.  However, NYCGB cannot take responsibility for any other costs incurred such as pre-booked travel and/or accommodation.
If you cancel a Junior or Training Choir course place booking:

  • If you cancel before booking closes all fees are refunded minus £50 admin fee.
  • Up to 4 weeks before the start of the Course, 50% of fees (-£50) will be refunded.
  • Within 4 weeks prior to the start of the Course, no fees will be refunded.

If you cancel your place on the National Youth Choir Annual Programme:

Payments will not be refundable. Payments are made through regular instalements which are divided annually, detailed on the annual programme.


As you would for any other trip, we suggest that you obtain travel insurance. NYCGB cannot be held responsible for any loss of personal possessions, reimburse pre-booked travel/accommodation or refund course fees should you have to withdraw e.g. in the event of illness.