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TOP 10 NERVE-BUSTING TIPS BY AYO MUSICIANS

Tuesday 3rd September, 2019
As the final week of AYO auditions wrap up around the country, we look back on some of the weird and wonderful tips for preparing for an orchestral audition. Here are our top 10 nerve-busting techniques from the AYO musicians.

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MOMENTUM ENSEMBLE AND CONNECTING THE DOTS IN MUSIC

Tuesday 13th August, 2019
In a successful creative collaboration, AYO’s Momentum Ensemble came together for a community project bringing music to children with disabilities in Adelaide. The end result was an enriching experience for all involved – a heart-warming performance inspired by the Australian picture book Fancy Pants, by Kelly Hibbert and Amanda Graham.

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EXPLORING GERMANY

Posted by David Barlow
Thursday 8th August, 2019
“Germany! The home of Apfelstrudel, BMW and unfashionable sandals can be a foreign place for we Australians! I for one will be practising my German in preparation for a hopefully not-too-distant return trip. Tschüss!" Double bassist David Barlow explores the music festivals of Germany on the AYO blog.

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OUR STAY AT AKOESTICUM

Posted by Ruby Shirres
Wednesday 31st July, 2019
"Our stay at Akoesticum was pretty special...there’s something about living, eating, sleeping and making music with people that makes each experience like it unique." AYO Violist Ruby Shirres shares her experience in Ede on the AYO blog.

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