December Newsletter 2017

SYO Out & About

2017 has been another huge year for Sydney Youth Orchestras. SYO is bigger and better than ever! Our ensembles have travelled and performed in Sydney, across SYO and around the world.

We performed on the NSW South Coast and at Four Winds, Bermagui

Had a successful International Tour to Budapest, Prague, Vienna, Salzburg, and Berlin

Worked with Venezuelan Simon Bolivar String Quartet

Performed in the foyer of Sydney Opera House

Toured to Central West NSW 3 times

Watched the VIVID lights at Live at Level 28

Celebrated with our donors at the Chair’s Gala Dinner

Produced TOGETHER LIVE 2017 with Sydney City Youth Ballet

Performed with LSO violinist and SYO alumna Naoko Keatley

Collaborated with Lah-Lah and her Big Live Band at Sydney Fringe Festival

And performed with SSO Principal Cellist, Umberto Clerici

Coming Up at SYO


2018 Offers will be emailed by Friday 15 December 2017.

Members can check their Orchestra Schedule for 2018 rehearsal dates.

The SYO Office will close on Monday 18 December – Monday 1 January inclusive. If you have any questions or enquiries during this time, please email [email protected].


Registrations for 2018 Summer School closed on Monday 11 December. Keep an eye on your inbox for more information about Summer School coming soon. If you missed out, don’t worry! Fill out an Expression of Interest form to stay informed about what is coming up at SYO.


Our young musicians have been a part of something amazing. Have a Merry Christmas and see you all next year.