Our Impact

We safeguard the future of orchestral music
By supporting music sector development through the following activities: Concert Program | Professional Pathways Program in performance, orchestral operations, arts admin and conducting | Instrumental Teacher Mentoring via SYO Beginners | Partnerships with Professional Orchestras | Arts Administration Traineeships

of musicians over 8 are already professional musicians (tutors, teachers, performers).

We build diverse musical communities
Through the following activities: Holiday Programs | Regional Touring | | Regional Residential Holiday Programs | SYOnline Digital Programs | Side-by-side Workshops | Community Concerts

of SYO musicians also play in their school, university or community band, ensembles.

of SYO have used their musical skills to give back to the community or charity.

of SYO musicians are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We foster musical skills
Supported by the SYO Orchestral Training Framework, we nurture artistic talent through the follow core annual activities: Weekly Training | Camps and Intensives | Orchestral Musicianship via SYOnline | Sectionals and Tutorials | Masterclasses | Touring (Regional and International

of musicians return to SYO each year.

On average more than a third of musician progress up the SYO pathway each year. 

We create a safe and caring environment for young people
Through creating a safe and caring environment, our young musicians develop: Confidence | Friendship | Connection | Creative Skills | Collaboration and Team Work | Resilience

of musicians say they have made strong friendships at SYO 

SYO has meant a lot to me this year. I have made amazing friendships that will continue for years to come. My friends have made SYO not only great, but amazing. There are many great memories of my time in SYO.
SYO Musician

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Sydney Youth Orchestras is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission and is a deductible fund listed on the Register of Cultural Organisations under Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1973. Donations of $2.00 or more are tax-deductible.
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