NEWS

Q&A WITH CONDUCTOR BEN NORTHEY

Tuesday 28th July, 2020
In the first Q&A session during AYO’s Winter Season Online, musicians were able to have their questions answered by conductor Ben Northey; discussing everything from his favourite Sibelius works, to his lockdown experience, and the balance between musical tradition and artistic voice.

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THE PASSION AND GENEROSITY OF JANE MATHEWS AO LIVES ON

Friday 10th July, 2020
Long-time AYO supporter the late Hon. Jane Mathews AO left behind an incredible legacy; both to Australia’s legal profession through her commitment to social justice, and to the musical community through her unwavering love of the classical arts. Jane’s legacy through her giving, passion and lifetime friendship to AYO will support generations of young Australian musicians for many years to come.

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THE LAUNCH OF AYO WINTER SEASON ONLINE

Friday 10th July, 2020
This month we’ve moved into the virtual realm to deliver AYO Winter Season Online! In our first entirely remote season, AYO musicians will have the opportunity to attend orchestral skills workshops, audition excerpt classes and professional development sessions in the form of webinars and Q&A’s with industry experts via Zoom.

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NATIONAL MUSIC TEACHER MENTORING PROGRAM LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE TRAINING

Friday 10th July, 2020
The past months have seen great steps forward for the National Music Teacher Mentoring Program. With the annual mentoring conference unable to go ahead because of COVID-19 restrictions the program has launched new remote mentor training for onboarding mentors, along with online ‘Rhymes and Songs’ learning resources for teachers and school children.

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