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 do not need to audition each year. 

Please complete the AYO Existing Player Registration Form or AYSO Existing Player Registration

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/AYWE: Auditions are held each year in November.   

In 2017 - Auditions will be held on Tuesday 14 November 2017 3:30pm-5pm and Wind auditions will be held 5-6:30pm  

After audition notification/acceptance, complete membership form by 13 February 2017. (Early Bird incentive by 19 Jan).

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

AYSO:  Auditions are held at the beginning of the year

For more information contact armidaleyouthorchestras@gmail.com