JOIN THE SYS ORCHESTRAS

It is simple to join us 

We welcome all young music lovers under the age of 15 who have been learning orchestral instruments for over 2 years to join the Sydney Hills Junior Orchestra and all young music lovers under the age of 25 who have been learning orchestral instruments for over 5 years to join the Sydney Hills Youth Orchestra. Join and enjoy the benefits!. 

  • 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 20 and have been playing any of the above instruments for more than 5 years are welcome to join The Sydney Hills Youth Orchestra (SHYO) Rehearsal time: Friday, 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm

Young musicians under the age of 15 and have been playing any of the above instruments for more than 2 years are welcome to join The Sydney Hills Junior Orchestra (SHJO): Rehearsal time: Friday, 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm

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

Rebecca Caffyn - Orchestra Manager
Ph: 0424 051 452
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How to apply

You are welcome to join us at any time.

For young musicians joining the SYS Concert Orchestras will need to fill up your Online Membership Registration Form 

After submitting your Application Form you will also need to pay a $60 audition fee and send a short video recording of your performance as an audition to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You will be notified with membership payment instructions should your application be successful via email.

Successful members will have a website login account to access the Members Zone to download music parts. 

Auditions

No in-person audition is required but send a short video recording of your performance via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or send via Message to the Orchestra Manager - Rebecca Caffyn at 0424 151 452.

Audition Result

  • You will be notified with payment instructions should your application be successful.
  • 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.
 
A membership annual fee of  $500 (for 4 school terms) is asked of each member for the Sydney Hills Junior Orchestra (SHJO).
The fee is calculated in 4 school term blocks for new members (e.g. if you join from term 2 of the year, your membership will be extended to next year's term 1).
 
For members with more than one year of membership may choose the options of payment for: 
  • $385 for 3 terms
  • $270 for 2 terms
  • $140 for 1 term.

A membership annual fee of  $600 (for 4 school terms) is asked of each member for the Sydney Hills Youth Orchestra (SHYO).
The fee is calculated in 4 school term blocks for new members (e.g. if you join from term 2 of the year, your membership will be extended to next year's term 1).

For members with more than one year of membership may choose the options of payment for: 
  • $460 for 3 terms
  • $320 for 2 terms
  • $180 for 1 term.
  
All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Payments must be completed before the first rehearsal. 
 
As a provider for the NSW Creative Kids program, you can redeem your voucher to save $100.
Please visit  http://service.nsw.gov.au. to apply for a voucher.
 

Bank Details

Direct deposit:
 
Bank: Westpac
BSB: 032173
Account Number:  501117
A/C Name: The Sydney Contemporary Orchestra Inc.
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