Meet the Musician: Emily Jones

April 18th, 2024|Meet our Musicians, Scholarships|

For me, being a part of WAYO is such an enjoyable experience, to be able to play alongside talented young musicians and make music together is so much fun! I love the opportunity to perform huge symphonies and pieces that are usually tackled by professional orchestras. It fills me with so much pride that a group of young musicians can bring these pieces to life at an exceptional level. Each season, the path from the very first rehearsal to final [ read more ]

Meet the Musician: Emma Ou

August 10th, 2023|Meet our Musicians, Scholarships|

"I began playing in the WA Youth Orchestras Association in 2017 in Sinfonietta. After spending a year in Sinfonietta, Collegium and Philharmonic, I joined the WA Youth Orchestra in 2020. I have learnt so much from all the different ensembles and they have all strongly contributed to my musical journey thus far."

Meet the Musician: Emma John

April 28th, 2023|Meet our Musicians, Scholarships|

Emma is one of the recipients of a 2023 Peter Moore Scholarship.  She writes about her WAYO experience: I have been a part of the WAYO organisation for three years. I initially joined the Philharmonic in 2021, and then moved into the orchestra in 2022. This year I am very excited to be the principal horn of the Western Australian Youth Orchestra. Being a part of WAYO has been fundamental in my development as a young musician...

Meet the Musician: Erica Wong

February 21st, 2023|Meet our Musicians, Scholarships|

Erica is one of the recipients of a 2023 Violin Scholarship.  She writes about her WAYO experience: My WAYO journey began in 2015 as a member of the Collegium ensemble. Enjoying my first taste of orchestral playing, I decided to continue my journey in Philharmonic from 2017-2018. From 2019 until now I have been apart of the WAYO orchestra and haven't looked back since!

A World Premiere for WAYO

June 25th, 2019|Concert News, Scholarships|

Announcing the Inaugural Carol Day commissioned work by Melody Eötvös

Originally from the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Melody recently relocated to Melbourne via the USA, where she completed her Doctor of Music, to take up a full time post at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Her work draws on both multi-media and traditional instrumental contexts, as well substantial extra-musical references to a broad range of philosophical topics and late 19th Century literature. Recent commissions include a percussion [ read more ]

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