How to apply

Application and enrolment in an AYO ensemble requires a commitment for the entire year (HSC students are to negotiate schedules with the conductor). Applicants must consider their ability to attend rehearsals, workshops, and concerts.

Existing players

Existing players in AYO/AYSO/AYWE do not need to audition each year. 

Please complete the Existing Player Registration Form

String seating will be managed by a panel of the conductor and string specialists.  They will take into consideration age of the student, standard (AMEB or equivalent), ensemble experience and previous year's attendance at AYO/AYSO.

New players to ensembles

All new players will need to audition for all ensembles. For more information on auditions, click here

AYO/AYSO/AYWE: Auditions are held each year in November.   

In 2018 - Auditions will be held on Tuesday 27 November 2018 3:30pm-7pm  

After audition notification/acceptance, complete membership form by 12 February 2019. (Early Bird incentive by 18 Jan).

All membership must be paid prior to the Sawtell weekend for insurance purposes.

For more information contact armidaleyouthorchestras@gmail.com