was on Sunday 24 June 2018 @ Peter Duly Concert Hall of Abbotsleigh
We are OPEN for a new ConductorProbably the best community youth orchestra in Australia. Are you inspired and up to the challenge? After 6 successful years and winning the Sydney Eisteddfod in 2014, 2015 and 2016, our Conductor Alex Pringle and KYO are now searching for his successor.
If you are ready to take our young talents to the next level?
Expression of Interest is now open. Audition and interview in July 2018. Engagement term is Sep 2018 to Dec 2020 with rehearsals every Thursday evening during term time and 4 Sunday concerts a year.
to find out more. Please check out our recordings.
We are pleased to announce that Carlo Antonioli is conducting KYO during 2018, until we have the new conductor starting.
Carlo is no stranger to KYO for he had been standing in for Alex in many rehearsals over the years, conducted our Sep 2015 concert including this fantastic encore of William Tell Finale <Youtube>. Carlo has completed his Master in conducting at Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He is 2018 Assistant Conductor at West Australian Symphony Orchestra, attended the Tasmania Symphony Orchestra's Australian Conducting Academy and featured at ABC Classic FM. We are excited with his ideas and believe you will love what Carlo could bring to KYO.
2018 Membership Registration
Membership Fee : $500 per musician.
Full year membership is discounted to $400 when a sibling is paying full fee
Please make direct bank transfer to
Kuringai Youth Orchestra
Bendigo Bank - BSB 633 000, A/C 141 392 738
with Transaction Ref: 2018SurnameFirstname
Tentative 2018 KYO Concert Schedule
Concert - 3pm, Sunday 16 September 2018
Concert - 3pm, Sunday 2 December 2018
The Kuringai Youth Orchestra (KYO) is a community youth orchestra based in Sydney's upper North Shore. We are open to talented players from secondary school and beyond who are at least AMEB Grade 6 or equivalent (Grade 7 for string players). New players will be required to audition.
The aim of KYO is to provide local school and tertiary students with the experience of performing classical and contemporary orchestral music. The orchestra will be working on a range of music at rehearsals with the intention of performing in public concerts.
Rehearsals are held in the Ku-ring-gai Town Hall in Pymble on Thursday nights (school term time only) from 6.30 - 8.30pm. <Google Map>
The orchestra is incorporated as a not-for-profit association and run by an elected volunteer committee. Please
if you wish to become a member of the association or are able to help with the organisation of the orchestra. Please
also if you would like to receive reminders of our upcoming concerts. The orchestra is listed on the Register of Cultural Organisations. If you wish to make a tax-deductible donation, please
. Sponsorship is also invited and welcomed.
(April 2013 concert images by Jeremy Tan) (Banner image kindly provided by Zach Stern)
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