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The Tasmanian Youth Orchestra connects young Tasmanians to some of the best musicians in Australia, providing orchestral experiences and inspirational leadership opportunities. Our vision is to inspire, nurture and develop young Tasmanians, 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 7 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

Player Profile - Kristopher Nash

Meet Kristopher Nash - TYO1’s Principal Clarinetist. Between TYO rehearsals, he is a grade ten student at Taroona High School. Kris and his family first arrived in Australia in late 2011, after having sailed from Denmark 16 months earlier on the ..

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Player Profile - Gracie Middleton

Meet Gracie Middleton - A die-hard musician at the tender age of only 10 and an enthusiastic violinist in TYO's Academy Strings. We caught up with Gracie after her recent feature performances in the Festival of Voices (and not on violin!). TYO..

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