Summer Training & Summer Concert sign up Form

SUMMER TRAINING AND SUMMER CONCERT 2023

Sydney Hills Youth Orchestra

SUMMER TRAINING 2023

Supported by the Hills Shire Council and Baulkham Hills High School, this one-week intensive training will improve young musicians' orchestral skills and hence enhance young musicians' performances for their school musical activities such as school bands, school ensembles, and school orchestras.

Directed by an extremely experienced conductor,  the program features the highest artistic value, and the most educational and enjoyable music of classical, romantic, and contemporary. It provides an opportunity to enhance musical absorption capabilities both technically and musically through concentrated training within a week, and a concert.  Celebrating the Chinese New Year, apart from Mozart Symphony No.31 (Paris), the Summer Training Concert 2023 will feature famous Chinese traditional music specially arranged for the Chinese New Year.

WHO CAN JOIN:
Young orchestral musicians under the age of 18, play the following instruments at the levels of AMEB grade 5 - LMus (or equivalent):

  • Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
  • Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon
  • Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba
  • Percussion instruments
  • Harp
  • Piano

HOW TO JOIN:
Simply fill up the online application form
Send a short video recording of your performance to management@sys.org.au
You will be notified of payment options should your application be successful.

FEE: $400
(OR $300 with a valid creative kids voucher (send the voucher and date of birth with a payment slip of $300))

Limited vacancies, register as soon as possible to secure your opportunity.

REHEARSALS & CONCERT:

9 January  - 13 January 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (rehearsals)
14 January 2023. 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm (dress rehearsal and concert)
Venue: TLC Theatre, Baulkham Hills High School

CONTACT: 
Dr. Brian Chatpo Koo, Artistic Director
Phone 0449 776872 Email bkoo@sys.org.au

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UP COMING CONCERTS

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 contemporary composers.
 
Membership annual fee of  $700 (for 4 school terms) is asked of each member for the Sydney Hills Youth Orchestra (SHYO), and $600 for the Sydney Hills Junior Orchestra (SHJO).

The fee is calculated in 4 school term 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.

  • Young musicians joining the SYS 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 management@sys.org.au
  • You will be notified via 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. 
 
 
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.

 

 

PERFORMANCE ATTIRE

The Sydney Contemporary Youth Orchestra and the Sydney Hills Youth Orchestra
All orchestra members require a formal uniform for concert performances.

The Sydney Contemporary Youth Orchestra and the Sydney Hills Youth 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 Sydney Hills Junior Orchestra
The Sydney Hills 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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