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AYO ALUMNI STORIES

Tuesday 3rd March, 2020
It’s an inspiration to see how one generation of musicians paves the way for the next. AYO alumni can be found across the globe pursuing a broad and diverse range of careers. We have put together a number of recent achievements from our extended alumni network.

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TWO SIBLINGS, TWO SEASONS

Tuesday 3rd March, 2020
In 2000, cellist Pei-Sian Ng and his twin brother Pei-Jee Ng played in the Australian Youth Orchestra. This year Pei-Sian returns to AYO as a renowned soloist for AYO Autumn Season. 20 years later, siblings Charlotte and Jamie Miles are in their shoes! We caught up with them to hear what they are most looking forward to about this year’s orchestral seasons. Read more about their musical life.

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IN MEMORIAM | MONTY WAIN

Tuesday 3rd March, 2020
As we prepare to come together again for another season of concerts in April it is with great sadness and fond memories that the Australian Youth Orchestra pays tribute to the personal, musical and academic achievements of double bassist Monty Wain who passed away in February. Read more.

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MUSICAL CONVERSATIONS

Friday 28th February, 2020
“The chamber showcases took place over three afternoons in the second week of camp. 149 wind and string players were involved, arranged in 35 different ensembles.” Words About Music participant Nicky Gluch takes us through the workings of National Music Camp’s in-house chamber music showcases, and how they compare to orchestral concert playing.

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