Marcel Kocbek-Malepa - Tuba 

Name: Marcel Kocbek-Malepa

Instrument: Tuba

Age: 19  

Hometown: Canterbury, NSW

Education: Studying a Bachelor of Music (Performance) at Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Describe yourself in 10 words: A passionate and excitable tuba player.

What do you hope to learn from going on the 2019 AYO International Tour?

I hope to absorb the experience of playing and travelling on a pseudo-professional orchestral tour moving around so much.

What is your favourite AYO memory?

My first rehearsal in Bishop Orchestra NMC 2017, hearing the double bass at the start of Shostakovich no. 5