Applications for SYO in 2021 have closed and will reopen for 2022 in July 2021
Sydney Youth Orchestras is the leading orchestral training and education programs provider in New South Wales. It forges dynamic relationships between young musicians and Australia’s leading music educators, conductors, and performers. Since 1973 SYO has been the engine room of excellence and produced some of Australia’s finest musicians, educators and lovers of classical music.
Currently comprising 13 orchestras and ensembles, SYO provides a robust weekly orchestral training program for over 550 musicians aged 6 – 25 years. This is a comprehensive system that ensures musicians progress through the orchestras, developing individual and ensemble skills under the careful guidance of SYO’s artistic staff. In addition to equipping our members for careers as professional musicians, our program teaches teamwork, discipline, dedication, leadership, and a commitment and love of classical music.
Whatever career path these talented young people follow, they are likely to become leaders in and contributors to their community.
SYO is the place to be for a comprehensive classical music education.