NEWS

Composers of Tomorrow Leading the Charge

Friday 18th February, 2022
After a year of lockdowns and isolation, we were thrilled to have our 2021 Composition participants all gather at Trackdown Studios in Sydney to workshop and get their brand-new compositions recorded. Alongside these exciting young composers, AYO also hosted the winners of Artology’s Fanfare competition with live recording of their new fanfare pieces!

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WAM 2021 - PROGRAM NOTES

Friday 18th February, 2022
This year our WAM writers all contributed their own program notes, writing about a canonical classic, as well as a lesser-known piece. We’ve collected all their pieces along with an introduction on the importance of program notes from WAM alumni Adam Weitzer!

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CHANGING THE TUNE | CLAIRE LITWINOWICZ

Thursday 25th November, 2021
How inclusive is the concert hall? This is the question that Words About Music writer Claire Litwinowicz poses in this fantastic article. Through the piece, Claire explores how we might be able to expand from the canon to diversify our listening and industry practices and start to amplify some lesser known voices in the genre!

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Richard Pollett Memorial Award 2021 | Robert Smith

Monday 30th November, -0001
We sat down with 2021 Richard Pollett Memorial award recipient, Robert Smith, to discuss his AYO highlights, what winning this award means to him as a young violinist, and what the future holds for his musical journey!

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