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THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME

Friday 11th June, 2021
Clarinettist Oliver Crofts shares his AYO story, and tells us why opportunities such as National Music Camp are so important for young instrumentalists.

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THE PERCUSSIONIST AND THE BAKER

Friday 11th June, 2021
AYO percussionist Carissa Soares has two strong passions—both of which involve getting creative and sharing with a community. This Perth-based musician has fallen in love with marimba and vibraphone and, at the same time, baking decadent desserts. We chatted to her about these passions and the overlap between orchestral music and her baking business.

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THE DOUBLE BASSIST AND THE LUTHIER

Thursday 13th May, 2021
In the Hunter Valley of NSW, AYO musician Ayrton Gilbert spends half of his time practising and playing double bass and the other half in a workshop making double basses. With a fascination for the sound and power of the instrument and a keen eye as a carpenter, he devotes his life to the instrument.

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AYO AUTUMN MUSIC CAMP IN PICTURES

Tuesday 20th April, 2021
From performing orchestral and chamber music with their peers to learning from experienced instrumental tutors and arts industry mentors, there was plenty to see and do at National Music Camp this April! Explore the week in pictures with our Camp photo galleries.

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