Young Conductors Masterclass

Young Conductors Masterclass is designed for young musicians who are interested in conducting orchestral music and who wish to create an opportunity as an orchestral conductor.

The successful applicants will study under the guidance of Dr Koo, the basic conducting techniques, advanced conducting techniques, score readying score analysis, advanced harmony, advanced counterpoint, advanced instrumentation/orchestration, and how to maintain and improve one's musical individuality and creativity

The Masterclass includes:
Attending 10 weekly one hour individual classes;
Participating 10 orchestral rehearsals;
Conducting studied piece of music in a concert with the SCO Concert Orchestra.

Continue further studies available for advanced participants.


Eligibility criteria:
Applicants must be under 30 years of age;
Have passed AMEB Grade 8 in any subject of musical instruments.

Application: Please submit ONLINE APPLICATION FORM.

Fee: $1200 AUD
This fee will go towards the SCO Foundation to be used for the promotion of new music.

This is an ongoing initiative and there is no application deadline. Individual classes will be commencing from the first week of each school term and the orchestra rehearsals will take place during the following term.

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 the contemporary composers.
 
Membership fee of $300 per event is asked of each member for the Sydney Contemporary Youth Orchestra (SCYO).
Membership annual fee of  $600 (for 4 school terms) is asked of each member for the Sydney Hills Youth Orchestra (SHYO), and $500 for the Sydney Hills Junior Orchestra (SHJO).

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 and send a short video recording of your performance via WeTransfer.

  • You will be notified with payment instruction should your application 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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