Australian Youth Orchestra Donors

AYO gratefully acknowledges the support of our donors, foundations, endowment funds and award supporters who enable us to discover, train and inspire the next generation of Australian musicians.

The John Bishop Circle – AYO Bequests

Glenys Abrahams*
Patrick* & Lyn* Brislan
Anna Gauchat
Virginia Gordon
Jan Gracie* & Laurence Mulcahy Estate
Dr Jane Morlet Hardie*
Simon Johnson
The Late Dr Barry Landa
The Estate of Kevin William Lanyon
Daniel-Francois Lemesle
Harold Levien
Dr Dennis Mather
The Late Hon. Jane Mathews AO
Antony Morgan*
Professor Patricia* and Professor Philip* Pollett
Dr Jeffrey Rosenfeld AC OBE*
The Estate of Geoffrey Scharer
The Late Leonard Spira OAM*
John Studdert
Mary Vallentine AO
Ray Wilson OAM
Emeritus Professor Di Yerbury AO
Anonymous (7)


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 and Lorand Loblay Scholarship
Richard Pollett Memorial Prize
Peter Seymour Trust
Standish Roberts Memorial Scholarship
TSO Friends
Peter Weiss Scholarship Fund


Visionary $100,000+ p.a.

Colonial Foundation
MM Electrical Merchandising


Impresario $50,000+ p.a.

Eric & Elizabeth Gross Foundation
Simon Johnson
Roslyn Packer AC
Graeme Wood Foundation


Virtuoso $20,000+ p.a.

Alerce Trust
Bowness Family Foundation
Crecerelle Foundation
The Ulrike Klein Foundation
Patricia H. Reid Endowment Fund
The Robert Salzer Foundation


Maestro $10,000+ p.a.

Besen Family Foundation
Jessica Block
Cybec Foundation
Martin Dickson AM & Susie Dickson
Dr Leslie & Ginny Green
Groeneveld Family Trust
Dr Andrew Lu AM & Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM
Adrian & Charlotte Mackenzie
McCusker Charitable Foundation
Cameron Williams


Leader $5,000+ p.a.

Margaret Billson
Carol & Andrew Crawford
David Elsum AM & Lidge Elsum
Erin Flaherty & David Maloney AM
Frazer Family Foundation
John* & Irene Garran
Daniel & Helen Gauchat
Ian & Cass George
The Greatorex Fund
Christina Green & Maurice Green AM
Hamer Family Fund
Anonymous (2)


Associate $3,000+ p.a.

Marilyn Burton
David* & Jean Conochie^^
Marcus & Jodie Elsum
Ian Hutchinson
Jenny Legoe & The Hon Christopher Legoe QC AO
Sirius Foundation
Gail Spira
Igor & Jenny Zambelli


Tutti $1,000+ p.a.

Lynly and Sheila Aitken Trust
William Barnard & Maureen Everson-Barnard
Lance Bartholomeusz & Claire Mitchell
Sally Basser
Peter Baxter*
David Bayly & Renae Capararo
Marco Belgiorno-Zegna AM & Angela Belgiorno-Zegna
Mr Marc Besen AC & Mrs Eva Besen AO
The Bigalla Family
Dr Roland & Therese Brand
Andrew & Robina Brookes
A. Horadam Burton Foundation
Camberwell Music Society^^
Alan & Jillian Cobb
Rob & Jane Diamond
Professor Kwong Lee Dow AO*
Dr Jeff & Mrs Julie Ecker
Suellen Enestrom
Paul Ferman
Sandra Ferman
Nancy Fox AM & Bruce Arnold
Louise Gourlay AM
Dr Des Griffin AM & Dr Janette Griffin
Jane Hazelwood*
Robbie Henderson
Henkell Family Fund 2
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 Hon Justice Francois Kunc
Harold Levien
Mrs Janet Cooke
Dr Dennis Mather & John Studdert
The Kim Mooney Gift
Mike Mulvihill
NE JE Charitable Gift, Managed by Equity Trustees^^
Dr Norma Nickel
Ron Ogden, Lynn Pavey & Marcus Ogden
Clare Pullar
Ben Rimmer*
Dr Felicite Ross^
Penelope Seidler AM
Ezekiel Solomon AM
Vivienne Stewart
Roger & Karen Stott
Peter & Jane Thompson
Amanda Tierney
Peter & Felicity Tout
Mary Vallentine AO
in memory of bassoonist Vivian Wain
Dr Penelope Weir
Randal & Asako Williams
Ray Wilson OAM
Edward Wrigley
Di Yeldham
Anonymous (4)


Friends $500+ p.a.

David Alexander
Pamela & Douglas Bartlett
Claire & Liam Bartlett
Celia Bischoff
Gregory Boyle & Mary Aris
Lachlan Bramble*
Dr Judith Brown AM*
Angela Chilcott*
Suzanne Ho
Colin Cornish AM*
Paul D'Arcy
The Farrands Family
Professor Robert G. Gilbert
Peter & Faye Grant
Peter Gray^^
Gill Halliday
Peter King & Fiona Sinclair
Rod & Elizabeth King
Siobhan Lenihan
Margaret Oates
Gerard Patacca*
Professor Patricia* & Professor Phillip* Pollett
Rosemary* & Gwenneth* Pryor
Peter Rose & Christopher Menz
Clare Ryan
Julian Smiles* & Dimity Hall
Clare Thompson
Dr Damien Thomson* & Dr Glenise Berry
Viv Tolliday
Helen Tuckey*
Dr Sven Ole Warnaar
Fiona Wilson
Anonymous (3)

Our heartfelt thanks to AYO's volunteers and supporters of all giving levels for their ongoing generosity and support.

* AYO Alumni
^ In memory of Deborah Lander
^^ In memory of Kenneth Hunt, Tanya Prochazka* (née Hunt) and Marianne Hunt

Acknowledgement current as at March 2021.

All donations of $2 and over are fully tax deductible under Subdivision 30BA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. ABN: 42 004 355 739.