The Kuringai Youth Orchestra is target for musician from 12 years old with sufficient music skills. We are registered as an incorporated not for profit association and is run by a committee of parents and volunteers.
Membership entitles a person or parent to vote at general meetings and to serve on the committee. Membership application form is < Here >.
KYO communicate with players and parents via email, Facebook and Facebook Group, reporting recent activities and informing them about upcoming events.
All members of KYO, whatever their interest in music, are invited to be part of the KYO experience. Even if you do not become a committee member, you can volunteer to help at rehearsals and performances or in other ways. Contact us for more information.
The young musicians in KYO are also invited to use their time and other talents to support the wider development of the orchestra.
The annual membership fee for 2019 is $500 per year which includes supper. These fees cover the cost of running the orchestra, including the hire of the hall, conductor's fees, purchase and copying of music, insurance, and the costs associated with registering the organisation.
We have the following vacancies at present and we are always interested to hear from high calibre orchestral musicians.
Immediate vacancies for strings, horn players and percussionists.
STRING PLAYERS - there are positions available across all string sections:
Violins: 1st section - AMEB Certificate of Performance / AMusA / LMusA
Violins: 2nd section - AMEB / Suzuki 7th Grade upwards
Violas - AMEB / Suzuki 5th Grade upwards
Cellos - AMEB / Suzuki 6th Grade upwards
Double Basses - AMEB 4th Grade upwards
Flutes/piccolo positions are full at the moment
Oboes / Cor Anglais vacancy for AMEB 6th Grade upwards
Clarinet / Bass Clarinet positions are full at the moment
Bassoons vacancies AMEB 5th Grade upwards
Horns vacancy for AMEB 6th Grade upwards
Vacancies open for Tuba, Trumpet Players and Trombone / Bass Trombone with AMEB 6th Grade upwards
PERCUSSION PLAYERS - percussionists