Western Sydney Youth Orchestra
This orchestra has been made possible through the support of Founding Partners Dixon Advisory. By joining WSYO young musicians from Western Sydney will connect with over 550 other talented young people and become part of the SYO family.
Rehearsals: Tuesday, The Granville Centre
The Western Sydney Youth Orchestra seeks applications from all string, wind, brass and percussion musicians 12 years and over, AMEB Grade 5 - minimum standard or equivalent.
Conductor James Pensini
PREVIOUS HIGHLIGHTS 2019
BEETHOVEN 1st Symphony
BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto
MOZART 31st Symphony "Paris"
BEETHOVEN 7th Symphony
MENDELSSOHN Hebrides Overture
MOZART 35th Symphony "Haffner"
The Western Sydney Youth Orchestra present a number of performance outcomes throughout the year. In 2020, WSYO was part of the Sydney Festival, performing along side FORM Dance Company. WSYO also tour to South East NSW as part of the SYO State program.
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Musicians from the Sydney Symphony, 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 master classes with international guest artists and attend music retreats which offer intensive learning opportunities.
Founder of the Western Sydney Youth Orchestra