NEWS

AYO & AWO TOGETHER ON THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE STAGE

Thursday 20th August, 2015
In a special collaboration, AYO musicians had the privilege of joining the Australian World Orchestra on stage at the Sydney Opera House with acclaimed conductor, Sir Simon Rattle. The AWO, which music critic Peter McCallum described as what the ‘Australian Youth Orchestra would sound like a decade or so on’, consists of 95 musicians from orchestras in over 30 countries.

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AYO GIFT MATCH APPEAL: CELEBRATING THE DIFFERENCE YOU HAVE MADE

Tuesday 21st July, 2015
AYO has a special message for our supporters. Thanks to your passion and commitment, our future is looking very bright indeed.

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NATIONAL MUSIC TEACHER MENTORING PROGRAM

Monday 20th July, 2015
The AYO is extremely pleased to host the National Music Teacher Mentoring Program, designed and directed by Richard Gill OAM to increase access to quality music education for all Australian primary school students. Thanks to support from the Australian Government AYO will host the three-year program, providing project management, mentoring resources, and advocacy to this initiative. We are fortunate to have secured the services of Bernadette McNamara as project manager for this pilot who together with Richard Gill has been rolling the program out around the nation.

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AYO ALUMNI

Monday 20th July, 2015
We met with four exceptional AYO Alumni to find out what they are doing around the world! Learn more about bassoonist David Mitchell, writer Stephanie Eslake, flautist Jonathan Henderson and educational advisor Glenys Abrahams.

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