The Gold Coast Youth Orchestra (GCYO) provides a broad range of orchestral and band experiences to complement and enhance the ensemble offerings musicians receive in schools. The GCYO offers a unique experience for young musicians; an offering not readily duplicated. Membership and Placement into an ensemble is done through an independent audition process. Young musicians aged from 8 to 25 years are invited to apply. 

Key Dates

  • 6 August 2019: applications open
  • 15 September 2019: applications close
  • 27 September 2019: music excerpts online
  • 5 October 2019: face-to-face auditions for STRING musicians
  • 12 October 2019: face-to-face auditions or WIND, BRASS, PERCUSSION, PIANO musicians
  • 12 October 2019: audition fees due 
  • 10 December 2019: audition results emailed

Audition Fee 

Please direct deposit monies ($40 per audition)
BSB: 124 199
Account number: 2030 1230

Reference: musician name