The Summer School Philharmonic Orchestra will bring together 70 of the best young musicians from across Victoria to share a week of musical experiences and explore a wide-range of orchestral repertoire.
Conductor Malcolm Yuen will guide the orchestra on a journey of discovery, with challenging repertoire and new rehearsal and ensemble techniques. Participants will play alongside musicians of a similar standard, undertake full and sectional rehearsals, receive expert support from our team of tutors and join in a range of performance opportunities.
|STANDARD||*AMEB Grade 5-7|
|AGE||12 years +|
|INSTRUMENTS||Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, french horn, trumpet, percussion, timpani, violin, viola, cello, double bass|
*NOTE: AMEB levels indicated are not a formal requirement, but provided as a guide to the skills required.
Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor
Malcolm Yuen performs throughout Europe and Australasia, recently working with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, and RTÉ Concert Orchestra (Ireland). He is a strong advocate of new works by emerging and established composers premiering new works in Australia and as part of the Münsterland Festival, Germany. He has prepared and conducted projects, master classes and festivals in Europe, Asia and Australia and has extensive experience in developing programs of new and mainstream music to engage both wider and younger audiences through various concert, educational and outreach programs.
Malcolm Yuen is Associate Conductor of the Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra, Musical Director, Irish Chamber Ensemble, Ireland, and Artistic Advisor, Wiener Musikseminar, Vienna.