Peter Seymour Orchestra

Peter Seymour Orchestra

The Peter Seymour Orchestra (PSO), named after the founder of the Sydney Youth Orchestra Association, is where many of our musicians will get their first chance to tackle major orchestral repertoire. With a focus on classical and early romantic repertoire, PSO is an ideal training ground for aspiring orchestral musicians to strengthen their ensemble skills, instrumental technique and understanding of style and symphonic form.

About Peter Seymour accordion-plus accordion-minus

Peter James Seymour (1932–1987 choirmaster and conductor, was born on 2 March 1932 in Malvern, Melbourne. He obtained a primary teacher’s certificate from Melbourne Teachers’ College and then studied music at the University of Melbourne (Mus.Bac., 1959).Throughout his career, Seymour contributed greatly to many community music groups. Founder of the Sydney Youth Orchestra in 1973, he also served as our musical director and chairman for many years.

Repertoire Highlights accordion-plus accordion-minus

MOZART Symphony 41, Jupiter

MOZART Idomeneo Overture

HAYDN Symphony No.  102

HAYDN Symphony No. 94

MOZART Marriage of Figaro Overture

SCHUBERT Symphony No. 4 "Tragic"

HAYDN Symphony No. 99 in Eb Major

HAYDN Symphony No. 101 "Clock"

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor


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