AYO Regional Residencies
If your professional aspirations lie in the direction of chamber music, the AYO Regional Residencies offer a unique and invaluable opportunity for a Brass Quintet and a String Quartet to experience life as a touring ensemble.
AYO Brass Quintet and AYO String Quartet
Brass 7–19 August 2012
String 11–23 October
Brass - Armidale, NSW
String - Far North Queensland
Brass - $450
String - $450
AYO will arrange and cover all travel, instrument freight, meals and accommodation costs associated with these programs
- 18–28 years inclusive, as at 1 January 2012
- Minimum standard AMEB AMusA or equivalent
- Brass Quintet open to all French horn, trumpet, trombone and tuba players
- Open to established brass quintets
- String Quartet to all violin, viola and cello players
- Open to established string quartets
AYO Brass Quintet
The AYO Brass Quintet in 2012 will be resident at the New England Conservatorium of Music, a thriving regional institution in beautiful Armidale. The Quintet will participate in the Conservatorium’s active and wide ranging programs, offering a wonderful opportunity to grow as professional chamber musicians.
AYO String Quartet
Based in Townsville and surrounding areas in 2012, reach out with your music-making in remote communities and enjoy some of Australia’s most diverse natural environments. Forming a close knit ensemble over two intense weeks, you will perform and travel around Far North Queensland with like-minded musicians, participate in master-classes with regional communities and benefit from the guidance of leading chamber music professionals.
Applications for 2012 are now closed.