Learning Communities

Iceland Symphony Youth Orchestra 

The Iceland Symphony Youth Orchestra celebrated its 10th anniversary performing Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in Harpa in September 2020. 

Members in the Iceland Symphony work actively with the youth orchestra, sharing their experience and expertise. Eliza Reid, the First Lady of Iceland, is the patron of the Youth Orchestra.

Soloists' competition

In collaboration with the Iceland Academy of the Arts, a soloists' competition is held for college-level music students each year. The competition takes place in the autumn, and winners will perform at the ISO's Young Soloists' concert the following Spring.