AYO National Music Camp is a transforming experience. From the day you arrive it is an exciting whirl of new faces and first encounters with the best young Australian players. Over the next two weeks each day brings exciting discoveries and the buzz never stops. With fabulous music at its heart and a team of musical leaders of international standing to inspire you, you’ll experience a musical summer of exhilarating challenges, exuberant camaraderie and uplifting performances. It’s full-on, but once you’ve had a taste of it, you’ll know why a large number of musicians in Australia rate AYO National Music Camp as the place that inspired them most deeply. 

Arts Administration & Composition Programs



Li-Wei Qin, cello
Li-Wei Qin appears all over the world as a soloist and chamber musician, and is a guest professor at Shanghai and Central Conservatory of Music in China. Li-Wei won the First Prize in the prestigious 2001 Naumburg Competition in New York, and was awarded the Silver Medal at the 11th Tchaikovsky International Competition. Raised in Melbourne, he received the Young Australian of the Year Award in 2002.