We are proudly announcing that Miss Kayla Flaxman has been appointed as our Assistant Conductor from 2017. She is an extremely talented young musician, cellist, a member of our Concert Orchestra, and currently studying music and education at the NSW University. She has received a number of scholarships for her excellent musical achievements.

Kayla will assist the Artistic Director, Dr Koo with all the artistic tasks, including preparing programs, conducting rehearsals, concerts, and planning prospects etc.

In rehearsal

Kayla Flaxman in rehearsal.

 

With the SYS Junior Orchestra, Kayla Flaxman and Bryton Johnson, our Orchestra Tutor helping young musicians during the rehearsals. Bryton also is our Concert Orchestra member.

Sincerely thanks for their passions, inspirations and dedications!

UP COMING CONCERTS

SYS Concert Orchestra Auditions

The SYS Concert Orchestra Auditions is open for all young music lovers who has been learning orchestral instruments for about two years and would like to have enjoyable but extensive training with classical music. The coming concert program includes Beethoven Symphony No.1 in C major, Op 21 and Bruch Kol Nidrei. Adagio for cello with orchestra and harp. Don't miss out this amusing opportunity of learning, playing and enjoying those amusing music!

 

 

JOIN THE SYS ORCHESTRAS

All revenues (membership fees, concert ticket sales etc.) will go towards The SCO Foundation to be used to promote new music of the contemporary composers.
 
Membership annual fee of  $600 (for 4 school terms) is asked of each member for the SYS Concert Orchestra (SYSCO), and $500 for the SYS Junior Orchestra (SYSJO).

The fee is calculated in 4 school terms blocks for all members (e.g. if you join from term 2 of the year, your membership will be extended to next year term 1). 

Direct deposit:

Bank: Westpac
BSB: 032173
Account Number:  501117
A/C Name: The Sydney Contemporary Orchestra Inc.
YOUTH SYMPHONY MEMBERSHIPS

Please indicate your name and description.

  1. All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  2. Payments must be completed before the first rehearsal.  

You are welcome to join us at any time.

For young musicians joining the SYS Orchestras will need fill up your online Membership Registration From to book your audition, and pay $60 audition fee. Or contact our managers arrange a time to observe our rehearsals.

Fee can be paid by Direct deposit: 

  • Bank: Westpac
  • BSB: 032173
  • Account Number: 501117
  • A/C Name: The Sydney Contemporary Orchestra Inc. 
  • - Youth Symphony Memberships

Please indicate your name and description.

You may be exempt from audition if you provide video recordings or if you are introduced by your teacher, or in special cases.

Audition Schedule

  • Your audition will be scheduled after payment completed.
  • The details of your audition date, time and venue will be advised via email.

Audition materials

  1. Your own choice of two contrasting pieces (or excerpts)
  2. Any major scale and arpeggio
  3. Any minor scale and arpeggio
  4. Sight-reading

Audition Result

  • You will be notified your audition result via email.
  • Successful members will have a website login account to access the Members Zone to download music parts. 

 

PERFORMANCE ATTIRE

The SYS Concert Orchestra
All orchestra members require a formal uniform for concert performances.

The SYS Concert Orchestra members:

Girls:

Black formal dress
Black polished shoes

Boys:

White long sleeve collared shirt buttoned to the neck with black bowtie
Black formal suit
Black socks
Black polished shoes
The SYS Junior Orchestra
The SYS Junior Orchestra members:

Girls:

Dress (colorful, fresh, smart)
Matching socks and shoes

Boys:

White long sleeve collared shirt buttoned to the neck with black bowtie
Black formal suit
Black socks
Black polished shoes

 

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