Central Coast Youth Orchestra
The Central Coast Youth Orchestra (CCYO), our leading ensemble is renowned in the community for its exceptional level of musicianship and captivating performances. This orchestra plays a wide range of professional orchestral repertoire including symphonic standards and new contemporary works. The CCYO program develops the skill sets required of student orchestral musicians to perform in this genre. Many CCYO musicians go on to study music at a tertiary level as well as being involved with programs such as the Regional Youth Orchestra NSW.
Tuesdays 4.45 - 6.30 pm. Start on Tuesday 9 February 2021
Presbyterian Church, 14 Young Street, West Gosford
Students are require to play one scale and 1 or 2 piece of music of their choice that demonstrates their current playing level and skills.
The length of the video audition is limited to 5 minutes.
Young musician interested in joining CCYO are invited to apply to Conductor, Artistic Director Patrick Brennan.
YOUTH ORCHESTRA Pre-requisites & Audition Requirements:
Woodwind: Min. AMEB 6 or equivalent
Brass: Min. AMEB 6 or equivalent
Percussion: Orchestral or Symphonic Wind Ensemble experience
Upper String: Min. AMEB 6 or equivalent
Lower String: Min. AMEB 5 or equivalent
Members of the Central Coast Youth Orchestra are eligible to join our exciting new Conducting and Teaching Music Program. The Program offers developing young musicians the opportunity to extend their orchestral music education in conducting and musical pedagogy. It provides essential skills and knowledge to help students develop as a musician, teacher, and conductor. Find out more...
If you are interested in joining our Central Coast Youth Orchestra please contact the CCCM Admin on 4324 7477 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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- Jazz Ensemble
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- Saturday Strings
The Central Coast Conservatorium operates to NSW Department of Education School Gazetted Term dates
Tuesday 28/1 to Thursday 9/4
(Saturday Strings concludes 28 March)
Monday 27/4 to Saturday 4/7
(Saturday Strings concludes 27 June)
Monday 20/7 to Saturday 26/9
(Saturday Strings concludes 19 September)
Monday 12/10 to Saturday 19/12
(Saturday Strings concludes 12 December)
We seek to inspire our Central Coast community to engage in and value music as an integral part of life through comprehensive music education and artistic endeavour.