Key Dates

AYO 2021 instrumental applications opening
Monday 7 September 2020

String auditions due 
Tuesday 27 October

Wind and brass auditions due Thursday 29 October

Percussion auditions due Monday 9 November

Arts administration and composition applications open Monday 16 November, with more details coming soon


Join the Australian Youth Orchestra in 2021

The Australian Youth Orchestra provides specialised training opportunities to inspire excellence in Australia’s best young classical musicians, composers and arts administrators aged 12–30 years; from the emerging, gifted, school-aged student, to those on a verge of a professional career. Acceptance into the Australian Youth Orchestra is an acknowledgment of excellence.

Applications for AYO's 2021 instrumental programs are now open. Discover more

To register your interest in AYO's 2021 arts administration and composition opportunities, please leave your details below.

AYO Composition
AYO Orchestral Management
AYO Sound Production
AYO Words About Music
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