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AYO February Season | Blog 2

Posted by Stephanie Davis
Tuesday 4th February, 2014
The past week of AYO February has been a stunner. It has involved lots of rehearsals, some very hot Adelaide weather, and the traditional ‘AYO Dinner’ at Baba Gallery…a coincidental pun on the ‘Baba Yaga’ movement from the Mussorgsky in our upcoming concert!

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AYO February Season | Blog 1

Friday 31st January, 2014
It feels like we have been rehearsing for weeks already. Probably because a lot of us have just finished performing at the most recent National Music Camp in Canberra earlier on this January. It was so recent that we have all had just over a week to wind down and then prepare to wind back up for the AYO February Season.

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AYO National Music Camp | Blog 14

Posted by Sam Gillies
Saturday 18th January, 2014
I’m not partial to quoting myself (most of the time I’m quoting other people anyway – usually quite badly) but unbeknownst to myself, fellow WAMster Benj has been keeping notes on the group’s discussions over the last couple of weeks. We were waxing lyrical following the final submission deadline for the first Saturday concert’s program notes, and I was quoted as saying ‘I can’t remember the last time I’ve written 500 words I’ve been so proud of.’ Benj reminded me of this yesterday, demanding that I use this quote in my final blog.

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AYO National Music Camp | Blog 13

Posted by Stephanie Eslake
Friday 17th January, 2014
I think I know this man’s voice better than my own parents’. Soothing, cultured, and outrageously bass-heavy, ABC Classic FM presenter Bob Maynard has provided a soundtrack for musical Australian households for the last four decades.

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