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ALUMNA SALLY WALKER

Monday 21st December, 2015
Artistic collaborations can start in the most unexpected places – even a bank queue! Flautist Sally Walker tells us about her unexpected encounter with renowned Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin, reflects on her time with AYO and shares her advice for developing a career in music. Read more here

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A LIFELONG LOVE OF MUSIC

Monday 30th November, 2015
Earlier this year, the Australian Youth Orchestra received a generous donation from a very special donor. Lorand Loblay, whose extraordinary life has brought him from Transylvania to Australia, has led an extraordinary life. A musician himself, Lorand has always been passionate about providing opportunities for young people to pursue their goals. Find out more [LINK] about Lorand, and how his family’s donation will help AYO musicians develop as outstanding performers and music professionals

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CONGRATULATIONS PATRICK!

Friday 27th November, 2015
In November, we celebrated Patrick Brislan’s extraordinary commitment to the AYO. It is our great pleasure to acknowledge Patrick’s dedication to helping young musicians through the awarding of an Honorary Life Membership.

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WORDS ABOUT MUSIC: ANGUS MCPHERSON

Thursday 26th November, 2015
If you haven’t had the chance to be one of the ‘WAMers’ at National Music Camp, you’re probably wondering what it is that they get up to. Angus McPherson took the time to tell us about his experience of putting down his flute, and picking up a pen, a notebook, and a microphone.

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