After working together on a project with the BBC Singers in May 2017, the Belfast Philharmonic Youth Chamber Choir joined with the Dublin Youth Chamber Choir in an exciting new venture as the Cross Border Youth Choir. The Cross Border Youth Choir's first performance saw them place equal second in the National Youth Choir category at the 2017 City of Derry International Choir Festival and in October 2018 they went one better and were crowned National Youth Choir.
One of their winning pieces in 2018.
In November 2018 the Chamber Choir were proud to participate in the première of Patrick Hawes' Great War Symphonyalong with satellite choirs from around the UK.
CBYC also won the Youth Choir category of the RTÉ Lyric FM Choirs for Christmas competition in both 2018 and 2019. In 2020/21 members of CBYC are participating in the Vocal Constructivists The Construction Siteproject, as well as other joint activities online through the season.