The Dunedin Youth Orchestra would like to thank everyone who helped make 2017 a successful year. In addition to our regular two semester concerts we put on another two FREE concerts, allowing children and young adults to experience orchestral music in a relaxed and open environment. … Continue readingA successful 2017
Immortal Beloved The Dunedin Youth Orchestra 2017 semester 2 concert, conducted by Peter Adams, will be held at Knox Church on 23 September. The programme for this concert includes: Berlioz – Hungarian March from The damnation of Faust Nathaniel Otley – Canvas Bruch – Violin concerto No. 1 in G minor (soloist Nathaniel … Continue readingDYO presents: Immortal Beloved
Applications are now open for the 2017 Young Musicians Award. The purpose of the Award is to recognise outstanding achievement and commitment of Dunedin Youth Orchestra members. The two selected members of the orchestra will receive financial assistance to further their musical career. Recipients also … Continue reading2017 Young Musicians Award
Come along and explore the wild creatures of the earth with us. Enjoy the elegance of Tchaikovsky’s ‘Suite from Swan Lake’ before diving deep ‘In the Lair of the Cave Weta’ by New Zealand’s own Leonie Holmes. Marching our way through Anthony Ritchie’s ‘Procession’, we … Continue readingPeter and the Wolf & Other Creatures
Applications are now open for the Audrey Reid composition Award. This is an annual award for an orchestral composition with prize money donated by the former Audrey Reid Charitable Trust. The aim of the Audrey Reid Composition Prize is to foster and encourage orchestral composition … Continue readingApplications open for the Audrey Reid Composition Award
Registrations for the 2017 orchestra have now closed. However, there may still be vacancies for some instruments (especially brass). Please enquire by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, including details about your instrument, playing level and orchestral experience. Those who have registered for 2017 will receive an … Continue readingRegistrations for 2017 have now closed.
Dunedin Youth Orchestra is getting back into the swing of things, and getting prepared for the 2017 year! What are we missing? Our orchestra of course! All players aged 25 and under (both new and existing members) who are interested in a place in the … Continue readingRegister Now for 2017!
DYO proudly presents their second concert for 2016! Conductor: David Burchell Soloist: Elliot Tay (Alto Saxophone) Young Composer: Sam van Betuw Be welcomed by the DYO with Von Suppe’s powerful and lyrical ‘Poet & Peasant Overture’. Malcolm Arnold’s ‘Little Suite’ will take you through … Continue readingSemester 2 Concert: “Stone Mage, Sax & Symphony”
DYO proudly presents their first concert for 2016! Conductor: Peter Adams Soloist: Jacinda Kumar (Violin) Join us in exploring Brahms‘ ‘Academic Festival Overture’, combining the dignification of university academia with student drinking songs. Float through the stars in New Zealand composer Salina Fisher‘s stunning piece … Continue readingSemester 1 Concert: “Tradition Reinvented”
It’s that time of year! Time to clean that dust off your violin, retune your viola (or attempt to because violas don’t know how to tune), clean out that spit valve, and polish those keys! It’s audition time! Audition music is now available here: DYO … Continue reading2016 Audition Music is now available!