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.

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.


Approximate standard: AMEB Grade 7+ 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