The Dunedin Youth Orchestra has finished its programmes for 2014 and will return in 2015, featuring concerts conducted by Anthony Ritchie and David Burchell in May and September. Both concerts will feature a winner of the 2014 Young Musician’s Awards, Olive Butler and Matthew Scadden, … Continue readingDYO 2015 – New Members Are Welcome!
Following from the success of our first semester concert “Dreams and Nightmares”, Dunedin Youth Orchestra are now preparing their second concert programme for 2014: a programme that includes a world premiere and a major symphony. Conducted by Peter Adams, the orchestra is working towards its … Continue readingDYO prepares the Force of Destiny
Today, the Dunedin Youth Orchestra resumes rehearsing for our upcoming concert after a couple of weeks off for Easter and Anzac Day. We are working hard towards our next concert, which will take place in just three weeks: our concert is 7:30pm, Saturday 24 May, … Continue readingAn update: three weeks to the concert
For all of you waiting to see the audition music for the Dunedin Youth Orchestra’s 2014 auditions, it is now available to be downloaded from this webpage. If you have arranged to audition, you should have been sent an audition time by now. If you … Continue reading2014 audition music available now
Hello everybody and welcome (belatedly) to 2014. The orchestra is getting into gear for another fantastic year. Our first semester concert will be conducted by David Burchell, who last worked with the orchestra in 2011. David, who is also the musical director of City Choir … Continue readingWhat beckons in 2014?
The Dunedin Youth Orchestra’s third and final concert for the year was a great success. Our “Musical Portraits” concert was held last Thursday 26 September at Knox Church. Here are some highlights from the night.
Tonight the Dunedin Youth Orchestra performs its final concert for 2013. Come along to Knox Church at 7:30pm to hear a delightful range of music from every musical era. The concert will be conducted by Anthony Ritchie, with soloists Maple Goh (violin) and Modi Deng … Continue readingTONIGHT: Dunedin Youth Orchestra presents “Musical Portraits”
On Saturday 14 September 2013, the Southern Sinfonia held its annual ‘Play with the Orchestra’ event. This is when players from the Southern Sinfonia invite musicians from Dunedin’s other established musical ensembles such as the Collegiate Orchestra, Community Orchestra, Otago Symphonic Band and of course the … Continue readingDYO members Play with the Orchestra
We spent Friday the 13th at Marama Hall, one of the historic concert venues at the University of Otago, to rehearse with our harpsichord soloist Modi Deng before our upcoming concert Musical Portraits. As far as I know, this beautiful, 90-year-old building is not haunted! … Continue readingHarpsichord rehearsal at Marama Hall
It’s not long now until the final Dunedin Youth Orchestra concert for the year. Please join us in Knox Church on Thursday 26 September at 7:30pm for Musical Portraits. This concert will be conducted by Anthony Ritchie, who is associate professor of music at the … Continue readingDYO presents “Musical Portraits”