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2016 AYO Tour: Blog 2

Posted by Sariah Xu
Tuesday 19th July, 2016
Sariah Xu, our Principal Viola, has blogged about her wonderful week learning from and being inspired by viola-master Toby Lea.

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2016 AYO Tour: Blog 1

Posted by Kinga Janiszewski
Tuesday 12th July, 2016
Kinga blogs about watching chick-flicks on the plane, the waves in the sand, missing her instrument, crossing time zones and how green Europe is.

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February Season: Blog 3

Posted by Jonathan Bekes
Sunday 14th February, 2016
The Australian Youth Orchestra February Season has come to an exhilarating close with our final concert in the concert hall at QPAC. What a privilege it has been to be part of such an incredible group of people and what a pleasure it was to bring this amazing music to life. The final concert draws ten days of tutorials, sectionals, rehearsals and performance to a close.

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February Season: Blog 2

Posted by Annabelle Carter
Saturday 13th February, 2016
Last Friday, nearly 100 musicians from all across Australia arrived in Brisbane to commence the February season of AYO. There is always a buzz of excitement in the air on the first day, the stimulation of being in a new city, seeing old AYO friends, meeting our conductor for the program and, of course, the anticipation for the first rehearsal in the evening. Our repertoire for this program is Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet: Suite, Kodály's Dances of Galánta and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.2.

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