28 June – 12 July 2020

In 2020 we’ll be embarking on a tour of Europe.

We’ll travel from Berlin to Budapest, participate in workshops with renowned European orchestras and play incredible repertoire, including the world premiere of a new commission by Elena Kats-Chernin. We’ll be performing in some of Europe’s most esteemed classical music venues with MYO Music Director Brett Kelly.

MYO has been invited to participate as the only international youth orchestra in the Young Concerts Festival, led by Stanley Dodds (Principal Conductor – Berlin Symphony Orchestra; Violin – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) in Neubrandenburg, a three day festival including performances in celebration of youth music.

Don’t miss this opportunity to broaden your musical horizons and explore some the world’s great centres for classical music with the esteemed Melbourne Youth Orchestra.

Places in the MYO touring orchestra will be allocated through an application and audition process.

Applicants must be over the age of 14 as of 1 January 2020.

Important dates:

Applications have now closed
Excerpts and audition times will be issued on Thursday 18 April 2019
Auditions: Monday 8 July – Friday 12 July 2019
Tour dates: Sunday 28 June – Sunday 12 July 2020

Tour fee:

$6000 per musician, payable in instalments as outlined below.

·       Deposit to accept position – $500 – Due 6 August 2019
·       Payment 1 – $1500 – Due 27 September 2019
·       Payment 2 – $1500 – Due 29 November 2019
·       Payment 3 – $1500 – Due 28 February 2020
·       Payment 4 – Remainder of fee – Due 29 May 2020

Please note: The tour deposit payment and payments 1, 2, 3 and 4 are non-refundable. 

MYO 2020 European Tour – Terms and Conditions

Tour itinerary and inclusions*

*tour details are subject to change