Registrations have closed for 2018

Player registrations for 2018 have now closed. If you registered, keep an eye on your emails for audition and first rehearsal times. Also keep an eye on our website and facebook page for other important information, such as the Audrey Reid composition awards which are now open. … Continue readingRegistrations have closed for 2018

Registrations for 2018 open now!

Player registrations for 2018 are open now until February 7 2018. Visit our ‘Join’ link and fill in the 2018 Registration Form ( You will receive a confirmation email once you have registered. New players  and some returning players will be required to audition. Emails … Continue readingRegistrations for 2018 open now!

DYO presents: Immortal Beloved

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

2017 Young Musicians Award

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

Peter and the Wolf & Other Creatures

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 open for the Audrey Reid Composition Award

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 2017 have now closed.

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 [email protected], 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.

Semester 2 Concert: “Stone Mage, Sax & Symphony”

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”