Saturday 28th May at 4PM – Hanover Hall

The Dunedin Youth Orchestra presents our 2022 Semester 1 concert, ‘Music for Royal Occasions’. Conducted by David Burchell, this concert will be in honor of the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II this year.

The programme includes:
Music for the Royal Fireworks – G.F Handel (arr. Cantos)
Five Courtley Dances – Benjamin Britten
Crown Imperial – William Walton
Waltz from Swan Lake – P.I. Tchaikovsky

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and kids are FREE!

The programme can be viewed/downloaded here:

We’d love to see you at our concert but if you are unable to make it we will be live streaming here:

The DYO is a non profit volunteer based orchestra and any donation would be greatly appreciated, helping us support and encourage young musicians.

If you wish to make a donation by bank transfer please pay to:
Account name: Dunedin Youth Orchestra
Account number: 38 9012 079195501
For a receipt please email [email protected] with your name and donation in the subject line. (Donations made to DYO are tax deductible).


Entries are now welcomed for the 2022 Audrey Reid Composition Prize. The competition is open to any young composers, not just those in the DYO. All applicants must be under the age of 25 and live in Southland or Otago. The winner receives a $1000 cash prize and the DYO will perform their composition at our semester two concert. The closing date is Wednesday June 1st. Click here for further information and the rules of the competition.