Don't miss the opening concert in our 50th Anniversary QYS series, this Sat 19 Mar at QPAC. Book tickets for Organ Symphony, with clarinet soloist Paul Dean and organist James Goldrick here.
Enjoy the first QYO Morning Music series concert on Thur 31 Mar 10.30am in the Old Museum Concert Hall. Tickets at the door, more info here.
2016 Concerts at Twilight
Congratulations to our musicians in JSE, QYO3, QYO2 and Big Band for their recent performances at the Old Museum. Concerts at Twilight continue in March, April and May. Download the 2016 concert dates here.
Coming up: Sun 20 Mar 4.00pm - QYO Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble
Sat 30 Apr 6.00pm - QYO Chamber Ensembles
Sun 22 May 4.00pm - QYO Wind Ensemble & Redeemer Lutheran College Ensembles
Thank you to all of our volunteers, conductors, tutors and musicians for ensuring our five music camps for QYO2, QYO3, JSE, WS and WE were a great success in February and March. We have received great feedback about the musical progress, new friendships and fun activities.
QYO Life Member Celebrates 90th Birthday
Happy Birthday to life member and past president (1975 - 1991) Noel Milliken who turned 90 last month. We thank Noel for his contribution and continued support of Queensland Youth Orchestras. (Pictured above in Shanghai on QYO International Tour.)
Applications for the 41st National Youth Concerto Competition (NYCC) are now open. Established in 1976 by QYO, NYCC is the most prestigious competition in Australia for string soloists aged up to 17 years. Clickhere to apply.
- Can you help to billet 2 musicians from the Mannheim Youth Orchestra, Germany, from Mon 1 to Sat 6 Aug this year? If so, please contact Ellie at the QYO Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 3257 1191.
- QYO invites expressions of interest from former members of QYS (QYO1) who would like to play in the QYO Alumni Orchestra's "Mahler 5" concert on Sat 17 Dec 16. Please contact Geoff Rosbrook at the QYO Office on 07 3257 3029 or email@example.com
Queensland Youth Orchestras
Old Museum Building
480 Gregory Tce (cnr Bowen Bridge Rd)
Bowen Hills QLD 4006