YCAT is delighted to be partnering with arts entrepreneur David Taylor, whose Online Musician's Guide has helped tens of thousands of musicians worldwide. 


One of the leading entrepreneurs in the world of classical, David Taylor has built his career on a dynamic and energetic approach to bringing innovation to the arts, leading him to be named on Forbes 30 under 30 Europe 2018 list.

Since creating Yorkshire Young Sinfonia, it reached an audience of over 7.5 million people in just 4 years, with coverage including the BBC Radio 4 documentary 'Birth of an Orchestra'. Other coverage includes Sky News, BBC News, The Telegraph, The Times, Classic FM and BBC Radio 3.

Awards include the White Rose Awards 2016 - Arts and Culture Award – the UK’s largest tourism awards.

In 2017, YYS became the first youth orchestra in the world to be 100% digital, using iPads instead of sheet music.

As a presenter, David has interviewed Louis Theroux and Romesh Ranganathan.

David is passionate about enabling the next generation of entrepreneurs in classical music.