The Tasmanian Youth Orchestra connects young Tasmanian musicians to some of the best musicians in Australia, providing orchestral experiences and inspirational leadership opportunities. Our vision is to inspire, nurture and develop young Tasmanian musicians, to perform the very best they can and enjoy a lifelong love of music.

The TYO provides pathways for those new to ensemble playing, through to experienced players studying at the Conservatorium of Music. Our youngest players are 8 years old. We accept players of all ages up to 26 years old.

Founded in 1965, the Tasmanian Youth Orchestra is one of the oldest state youth orchestras in Australia.  Our alumni have gone on to develop professional and community music careers and we are passionate about fostering the next generation of musicians and audiences.

Recent News

General Manager Appointed

The TYO Board are excited to announce the appointment of a new General Manager Robert Catchpole. Bob's role will be overall management of the TYO and implementation of our strategic plan, reporting directly to the Board, This is a really e..

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Tasmanian International - (10 Days)

The Tasmanian Youth Orchestra turns 50 with a series of sensational concerts for the whole family. Performances in Burnie and Launceston will showcase TYO in a selection of percussive and pulsating pieces by some of Australia’s brightest new stars. ..

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