As the Music For Youth Schools Prom gets under way, Classic FM's Tim Lihoreau has been chatting to some of the performers. Here he meets the members of the Wessex Youth Orchestra.
The Wessex Youth Orchestra is one of the largest independent youth orchestras on the South Coast.
Made up of 80 to 90 young musicians from Dorset and Hampshire, they perform regularly in Dorset as well as in London and on international tours to great acclaim.
Classic FM's Tim Lihoreau caught up with the orchestra backstage at London's Royal Albert Hall ahead of their performance at the Music For Youth Schools Prom. They told us all about their incredible journey to the Schools Prom.
Watch the interview below