Orchestral Music 1600-1900
Orchestral Music 1600-1900
Orchestral Music 1600-1900

Join us on a journey through music from the 17th, 18th and 19th century. This course is available to all musicians aged 14-19 (Years 9-12).

Students will use a variety of means including score analysis, rhythmic and melodic dictation and sight-singing to delve into key works of the period.

This course will cover the key paradigms of the period, engaging with the works of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, and the emergence of the symphonic form.  

Perfect for students intending to or currently studying International Baccalaureate (IB) Music, HSC Music 2 and/or Music Extension.

Music 1600-1900 is a mandatory topic for Year 11 Music 2. 

External Musicians
Available for external musicians – no SYO Membership required.

SYO Musicians
This class is optional for SYO Symphonic Orchestral Program Musicians.

Saturdays weekly at 9:00-10:00am

Classes take place during NSW School Term periods. There are 6 sessions per school term.

Weekly classes are delivered via SYOnline and live through zoom each week

External Musicians

SYO Musicians

Scholarships: Regional Scholarships are available for students living more than 200 kilometres from the Sydney CBD and Opportunity Scholarships are available for students who are facing financial hardship or circumstances that would otherwise prevent them from joining SYO – please contact us at [email protected]

Open to all musicians aged 14-19 (Years 9-12), particularly suited to those studying elective music. Students should be very confident in reading and understanding musical notation to get the most out of this course.

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