FERYO supports the work of the Schools’ Music Service in providing opportunities and experiences for the musical youth of the East Riding of Yorkshire.



Supports every child member in each of the East Riding Schools’ Music Service Ensembles;
Provides funds towards the purchase or hire of music, instruments and accessories
Gives each child a music bag to keep their music and accessories organised
Contributes towards coach travel to concerts and festivals
Provides a large subsidy towards the senior players’ tour each summer
Ensures that all members are able to go on the tour, regardless of financial circumstances
Sponsors master classes and workshops at the Beverley Chamber Music Festival
Sponsors the East Coast Musician of the Year competition
Provides for special purchases, such as many of the percussion instruments at the Hexagon

Annual Membership is excellent value at just £18.00


Annual membership is great value at only £18, plus this year we’ve introduced the option to pay in 3 termly instalments of £6.

When you subscribe to FERYO, your membership entitles you to all of the following benefits, whilst also helping the Friends to support your child/children.

  • Termly newsletter and an information pack with details of concerts, musical events, etc.
  • Purchase £5 Tickets for all Hull City Classics concerts (including Hull Philharmonic Orchestra)*
  • 10% discount at Gough & Davy, Hull (on presentation of current membership card)
  • 10% discount on music, accessories and dancewear at Beverley Music & Dance (on presentation of current membership card)
  • 10% discount on music and accessories at Windblowers of Nottingham (at their discretion)

*Restricted to rows S-W. Details for all the concerts are available at Tickets will need to be purchased through the Box Office on 01482 300306. Say that you are ‘Friends of the East Riding Youth Orchestras’ and request the £5 tickets in rows S-W.

Alternatively, what about becoming an Individual Sponsor for £30? Or your place of work becoming a Corporate Sponsor for £50?

These will help to further the fundraising work of the Friends, allow you two free concert tickets each season and help to raise your company’s profile by including its name and logo (if corporate) in concert programmes, newsletters and on our display boards.

To join, simply download the form below, speak to any member of the committee, or email and ask for a subscription form.

Please note: being a subscriber or sponsor does not mean you have to join a committee, attend meetings, nor get involved in any fundraising events unless you actually want to help.