JOIN THE SYS ORCHESTRAS

It is simple to join us 

All young music lovers, students who play the following instruments are welcome to join us:  

  • Flute
  • Piccolo
  • Oboe
  • Cor Anglais
  • Clarinet
  • Bassoon
  • French Horn
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Tuba 
  • Percussion 
  • Timpani
  • Harp 
  • Piano 
  • Violin 
  • Viola 
  • Cello 
  • Double bass

Young musicians under the age of 25 and have been playing any of above instruments more than five years are welcome to join The SCO Youth Symphony Concert Orchestra (SYSCO) Rehearsal time: Friday, 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Young musicians under the age of 15 and have been playing any of above instruments more than two years are welcome to join The SCO Youth Symphony Junior Orchestra (SYSJO): Rehearsal time: Friday, 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm

You are welcome to contact our managers, or email us for any further questions.

Angel Lam - Director | The SCO Youth Symphony
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Dianne Batcheldor - Orchestras Manager
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Eva Lau - Membership Manager
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Jennifer Leung - Orchestra Development Manager
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How to apply

You are welcome to join us at any time.

For young musicians under the age of 15 can join the Junior Orchestra any time with no audition requirement. Simply fill up your online Membership Registration From, and directly pay $400 membership fee, or contact our managers arrange a time to observe our rehearsals.

For young musicians joining the SYS Concert Orchestra will need fill up your onlineMembership Registration From to book your audition, and pay $60 audition fee.

Fee can be paid by Direct deposit: 

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

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.

 

Auditions

Audition Schedule

  • Your audition will be scheduled after payment completed.
  • The details of your audition date, time and venue will be advised via email.
  • The audition fee $60 is non-refundable but deductible from the membership fee should the audition be successful.
  • You maybe exempted from audition if provide video recordings of your performance.

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. 

 

Membership Fees

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  $500 (for 4 school terms) is asked of each member for the SYS Junior Orchestra (SYSJO).
Membership annual fee of  $600 (for 4 school terms) is asked of each member for the SYS Concert Orchestra (SYSCO).
 
The fee is calculated in 4 school terms blocks for new members (e.g. if you join from term 2 of the year, your membership will be extended to next year term 1).
 
Members with more than one year of membership may chose the options of payment for 1 or 2 or 3 terms.
 
All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Payments must be completed before the first rehearsal. 
 

Bank Details

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. 

OR 

By PayPal

Membership Fees

 

 

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  $400 (for 4 school terms) is asked of each member for the SYS Concert Orchestra (SYSCO), and the SYS Junior Orchestra (SYSJO).

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

Members of the SYSCO and SYSJO with more than one year of membership may chose the following options:

  • $330 for 3 school terms.
  • $240 for 2 school terms.
  • $130 for 1 school term. 

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 under the age of 15 can join the Junior Orchestra any time with no audition requirement. Simply fill up your online Membership Registration From, and directly pay $400 membership fee, or contact our managers arrange a time to observe our rehearsals.

For young musicians joining the SYS Concert Orchestra will need fill up your onlineMembership Registration From to book your audition, and pay $40 audition fee.

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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