Join Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra and experience the thrill of performance in a full-sized symphony orchestra
This orchestra has honoured one of Australia’s greatest composers, Percy Grainger, since it was founded in 1974 with the personal blessing of his widow, Ella Ström. The orchestra continues to be one of the country’s most exciting young orchestras. In Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra, you’ll join young musicians from across Victoria who come together each week, united by a love of music and its performance.
PERCY GRAINGER YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Approximate standard: AMEB Grade 6+ or equivalent
Approximate age range: 14 – 20
Rehearsals: Saturday 9:00am – 12:30pm
Instruments: Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, french horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion, timpani, violin, viola, cello, double bass
SPECIAL PROJECT: VIRTUOSITY 2018 GRAND FINAL
Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra will present the Virtuosity Grand Final on 16 September 2018.
Join Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra to:
– Be immersed in a large symphony orchestra;
– Extend your knowledge of orchestral instruments and sections;
– Meet friends to explore great music with amazing teachers;
– Share your achievements in regular concerts.