The Sydney Youth Orchestra
Rehearsals: Sunday, 10:00-14:30, Santa Sabina College, Strathfield
The Sydney Youth Orchestra seeks applications annually from all strings, wind, brass and percussion musicians aged up to 25 years, AMEB AMusA minimum standard or equivalent.*
*2020 applicants must be players aged 24 years or younger on 31 December 2019 and regularly studying with a professional instrumental teacher
Chief Conductor, Alexander Briger AO
2019 Repertoire Highlights*
JANACEK Taras Bulba
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3
COPLAND Appalachian Spring (Orchestral Suite)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5
ELGAR Enigma Variations
PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet, Selections from Suites No 1 & 2
*2020 Program to be announced soon!
The Sydney Youth Orchestra presents and partners with other arts organisations such as the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs to present an annual series of concerts in leading venues across Sydney. The orchestra also tours to regional venues and festivals in across NSW and participates in high profile public events, such as Carols in the Domain and Australia Day functions.
2019 United Kingdom Tour
2017 European Tour
SYO State South Coast Hub
Musicians from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra and Opera Australia Orchestra tutor each section of the orchestra on a regular basis, an association which allows members exposure to the professional music industry alongside high quality orchestral and performance training. SYO also offers masterclasses with local and international guest artists, alongside intensive chamber music retreats and programs designed to extend and challenge our most elite musicians.