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AYO Young Symphonists | Blog 1

Posted by Niki Johnson
Monday 14th April, 2014
Piano solo-for four percussionists? Telling a poem through rhythm? ……………………? A week or so before the camp began we were all sent practise parts and the excitement and anticipation for the camp amongst the musicians was rising.

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AYO Brass Quintet | Blog 2

Posted by Owen Morris
Friday 28th March, 2014
What an amazing experience it has been to travel abroad to the Gippsland region of rural Victoria with the AYO Brass Quintet. After spending two weeks on tour with this amazing group of musicians I feel that I have learned copious amounts about working in an intimate chamber music setting.

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AYO Brass Quintet | Blog 1

Posted by Owen Morris
Friday 14th March, 2014
Being only two days into the AYO Brass Quintet rehearsals in Melbourne, the ensemble is starting to believe that the challenge ahead of us is possible. However, we still have a long way to go.

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AYO February Season | Blog 3

Posted by Owen Morris
Tuesday 11th February, 2014
The week and a half spent in Adelaide for the AYO February Season seemed to fly by as members of the orchestra are now back in their respective cities and towns, twiddling their thumbs, waiting for more AYO action. It was a very intense time in Adelaide, not just due to the sweltering heat, but also as a result of the challenging repertoire and the consistent expectation to perform at a professional standard.

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