Many talented musicians applied for the second cohort of the National Youth Folk Ensemble and 18 players have been selected to form the 2017–18 Ensemble.
The Ensemble meets for residential courses in different parts of England:
Confirmed performances include
Sam Sweeney continues as Artistic Director. The tutor team includes Rob Harbron, Miranda Rutter, Emma Reid, Becky Price, Andy Cutting, Sarah Hayes, Natalie Haas, Benji Kirkpatrick, Rachel Newton and Saul Rose.