The Symphonic Wind Orchestra accepts applications from all wind, brass and percussion musicians, aged 12 years and over approximately AMEB Grade 5-AMusA.
REPERTOIRE FOR 2016
AGAPKIN A Slavic Farewell
ALLEN When the Stars Began to Fall
ERIC COATES The Dam Busters: March
GRAINGER Molly on the Shore
KHOZHEVNIKOV Symphony No. 3 "Slavyanskaya"
SOUSA Semper Fidelis
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS English Folk Song Suite
EVENTS & PERFORMANCES
The Symphonic Wind Orchestra presents a number of public performances each year, including ANZAC Day, Mosman Music Society Concerts, Santa Fest Darling Harbour and the wonderful Meet the Orchestra concerts which allow musicians to share the experience of music with young children and their families. The orchestra also tours as part of the annual SYO State program to regional NSW.
TUTORIALS, SECTIONALS & MASTERCLASSES
Musicians from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra tutor each section of the orchestra on a regular basis, an association which allows members exposure to the professional music industry. SYO also offers a number of masterclasses with local and international guest artists along with camps and music retreats which offer intensive learning opportunities.