AYO Chamber Players


AYO Chamber Players is the peak program for chamber musicians. It offers individual musicians and established ensembles an immersive opportunity to learn from and work with the world’s greatest chamber musicians.


As an AYO Chamber Player you will:

  • join intensive tutorials, rehearsals and masterclasses
  • perform in-house and public concerts
  • engage with world-class masters of chamber music to enrich your musicianship
  • develop communication skills unique to chamber music performances
  • lay the foundation for a successful career in chamber music

Audition requirements

- All instrumentalists are required to attend a live audition

- Established chamber ensembles must submit an audio-visual recording of a recent performance, or recording made specifically for the audition process


Perform a set of AYO orchestral excerpts and a short piece of your choice

Panel assessment criteria

- Clearly demonstrates the applicant’s technical proficiency

- Emphasises the applicant’s musicianship

- Perform contrasting musical material

- No more than five minutes in length

Musical Director

Piers Lane

Piers Lane