Our Donors

The Australian Youth Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the support of all who enable us to discover, train and inspire the next generation of Australian musicians.

In addition to those listed below, we also thank those generous individuals who choose to remain anonymous.


The John Bishop Circle

Glenys Abrahams*
Patrick* & Lyn* Brislan
Anna Gauchat
Virginia Gordon
Jane Gracie* & Laurence Mulcahy Estate
Dr Janet Morlet Hardie*
Daniel-Francois Lemesle
Harold Levien
Dr Dennis Mather
Antony Morgan*
Professor Patricia* & Professor Philip* Pollett
Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld AC OBE*
John Studdert
Mary Vallentine AO
Ray Wilson OAM
Emeritus Professor Di Yerbury AO

Legacy Gifts

The Estate of the late Dr Barry Landa
The Estate of the late Kevin William Lanyon
The Estate of the late Hon. Jane Mathews AO
The Estate of the late James Tom Miles McCarthy
The Estate of the late Geoffrey Scharer
The Estate of the late Leonard Spira OAM*

 

Endowment Funds

Ruth Alexander Fund
AYO National Music Camp Trust
Dorothy Fraser Scholarship Fund
Hunt Family Memorial Fund
Henry Jacono Memorial Fund
Ernest V. Llewellyn Memorial Fund
Vera & Lorand Loblay Scholarship
Richard Pollett Memorial Prize
Peter Seymour Trust
Standish Roberts Memorial Scholarship
Peter Weiss Scholarship Fund

 

Visionary 

Naomi Milgrom AC
Colonial Foundation
MM Electrical Merchandising

 

Impresario

Eric & Elizabeth Gross Foundation
Simon Johnson
Roslyn Packer AC
Patricia H Reid Endowment
Graeme Wood Foundation

 

Virtuoso $20,000+

Alerce Trust
Bowness Family Foundation
Crecerelle Foundation
Ulrike Klein Foundation
Robert Salzer Foundation
Serpentine Foundation

 

Maestro $10,000+

Besen Family Foundation
Jessica Block
Cybec Foundation
Day Family Foundation
Dr Leslie & Ginny Green
Groeneveld Family Trust
James N. Kirby Foundation
Dr Andrew Lu AM & Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AO
Adrian & Charlotte MacKenzie
McCusker Charitable Foundation
Cameron Williams
Randal & Asako Williams

 

Leader $5,000+

Rosemary Block
Margaret Billson
Carol & Andrew Crawford
David Elsum AM & Lidge Elsum
Erin Flaherty & David Maloney AM
Frazer Family Foundation
John* & Irene Garran
Daniel Gauchat AM & Helen Gauchat
The Greatorex Fund
Christina Green & Maurice Green AM
Gail Spira
Sirius Foundation
Emeritus Professor Di Yerbury AO

 

Associate $3,000+

Marilyn Burton
Marcus & Jodie Elsum
Ian & Cass George
Ian Hutchinson
Jenny Legoe & The Hon Christopher Legoe AO QC
Igor Zambelli

 

Tutti $1,000+

Lynly & Sheila Aitken Trust
William Barnard & Maureen Everson-Barnard
Lance Bartolomeusz* & Claire Mitchell
Sally Basser
Pater Baxter*
David Bayly & Rena Capararo
Marco Belgiorno-Zegna AM & Angela Belgiorno-Zegna
Mr Marc Besen AC & the late Mrs Eva Besen AO
The Bigalla Family
Dr Roland & Therese Brand
Andrew & Robina Brookes
Alan & Jillian Cobb
Mrs Janet Cooke
David* & Jean Conochie^^
Vanessa Cragg* & the late Ronald Cragg OAM
Daniel Dean*
Rob & Jane Diamond
Professor Kwong Lee Dow AO*
NE JE Charitable Gift, managed by Equity Trustees^^
Dr Jeff & Mrs Julie Ecker
Suellen Enestrom
Paul Ferman
Nancy Fox AM & Bruce Arnold
Louise Gourlay AM
Dr Des Griffin AM & Dr Janette Griffin
David & Alexa Haslingden
Jane Hazelwood*
A. Horadam Burton Foundation
Robbie Henderson
Stephanie Hicks
Dr Cherrell Hirst AO
Dr David & Sarah Howell
Peter Ingram
Judy Joye
Peter & Liz Kelly
Ilma Kelson Music Foundation
The Kemp Family
Alex King*
The Koumoukelis Family
Harold Levien
MEM Loton OAM
Dr Dennis Mather & John Studdert
The Kim Mooney Gift
Mike Mulvihill
Dr Norma Nickel
Ron Ogden, Lynn Pavey & Marcus Ogden
Dene Olding AM & Irina Morozova
Clare Pullar
Ben Rimmer*
John Rimmer
Dr Felicite Ross^
Lynne Sherwood & the late Tim Sherwood
Vivienne Stewart
Roger & Karen Stott
Peter & Jane Thompson
Amanda Tierney
Peter & Felicity Tout
Mary Vallentine AO
In memory of bassonist Vivian Wain
Dr Penelope Weir
Ray Wilson OAM
Edward Wrigley
Di Yeldham

 

Friends $500+

David Alexander
Richard Banks
Pamela & Douglas Bartlett
Claire & Liam Bartlett
Celia Bischoff
Gregory Boyle & Mary Aris
Lachlan Bramble*
Dr Judith Brown AM*
Camberwell Music Society^^
Angela Chilcott*
Colin Cornish AM*
Paul D'Arcy
Nara Dennis* & Gary Wain
The Farrands Family
Professor Robert G. Gilbert
Faye Goldsmith
Peter & Faye Grant
Peter Gray^^
Gill Halliday
Suzanne Ho
Merv Keehn & Sue Harlow
Peter King & Fiona Sinclair
Rod & Elizabeth King
The Hon. Justice Francois Kunc
Alec & Leanne Leopold
Siobhan Lenihan
Marshall McGuire* & Ben Opie
Margaret Oates
Gerard Patacca*
Professor Patricia* & Professor Philip* Pollett
Rosemary* & Gwenneth* Pryor
Sandra Robertson
Peter Rose & Christopher Menz
Clare Ryan
Penelope Seidler AM
Julian Smiles* & Dimity Hall
Clare Thompson
Dr Damien Thomson* & Dr Glenise Berry
Viv Tolliday
Helen Tuckey*
Dr Sven Ole Warnaar
Fiona Wilson
 
 
* AYO Alumni
^ In memory of Deborah Lander
^^ In memory of Kenneth Hunt, Tanya Prochazka* (née Hunt) and Marianne Hunt

 
 



Acknowledgement current as at 1 May 2022.

AYO makes every effort to ensure our list of supporters is accurate.

If you notice an error, please contact Callum Close, Director of Philanthropy on (02) 9356 1405.