THIS PROGRAM IS A GREAT STARTING POINT INTO A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY IN ORCHESTRAL MUSIC. YOU’LL JOIN WITH THE BEST YOUNG MUSICIANS FROM AROUND AUSTRALIA TO EXPERIENCE THE SATISFACTION OF PLAYING TOGETHER AND TAKING YOUR MUSICAL SKILLS TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL

Music Director

Max McBride

Max McBride is one of the most widely respected musicians active in Australia today, having worked with many of Australia’s best-known orchestras. Max has held the positions of Co-Principal Double Bass with the Sydney Symphony and Principal Double Bass with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. From 1992–2010 Max was Chief Conductor of the Canberra Youth Orchestra, and was a regular conductor of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra. In 2009 Max accepted the position of Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Sydney Youth Orchestra.