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AYO July Season | Blog 3

Posted by Felix Wallis
Monday 21st July, 2014
Looking back over my past two weeks with AYO I feel almost overwhelmed by the sheer scale of what has been achieved by the orchestra musically, socially and professionally. There have of course been many highlights; from the first day and arrivals of Simone Young and Ray Chen to various priceless slips-of-the-tongue and even the creation of Ray Chen's most popular online video yet!

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AYO July Season | Blog 2

Posted by Amy Whyte
Monday 14th July, 2014
Waking up on the 37th floor overlooking the Brisbane River each morning is definitely not a bad way to start your day! We have been having a ball in sunny Brisbane - it barely feels like winter!

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AYO July Season | Blog 1

Tuesday 8th July, 2014
G’day from sunny Brisbane! We’ve just kicked off the second AYO season for the year. 88 of the best young musicians from around the country have joined forces to make music under the banner of the ‘Australian Youth Orchestra.’ In this, my first (and last) year playing with the AYO (fortunately I just scraped into the ‘youth’ category) I’m so thrilled to be performing Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony. It’s a special piece for me for a number of reasons.

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AYO Young Symphonists | Blog 2

Posted by Niki Johnson
Tuesday 22nd April, 2014
Australian Youth Orchestra’s Young Symphonists program was an incredible musical experience! It was a privilege to be exposed to some amazing musical talent and to benefit from the shared knowledge of my peers and tutors.

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