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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

Interview - Meriel Owen, TYO Program Development Manager

Meriel Owen is an accomplished harpist and pianist with a diverse musical background and more than a handful of musical degrees. Meriel has spent a lot of time travelling with her harp, performing in Washington DC, Houston, Chicago, Italy, Austria, Germany..

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TAAB Chairman's Bursary: Samuel Lappan

Each year, the TYO is able to support a number of participants with bursaries, awards and financial assistance that are made available through the generous support of donors, sponsors and government agencies. In 2017, we were thrilled to administer th..

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