Friends of PYO

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Perth Youth Orchestra committee agreed to offer FREE membership of the Friends of Perth Youth Orchestra, (for the coming year), to those orchestra players who have now left at the end of the 2013-2014 season. Clearly this is intended to sustain our links with these young musicians as they set off on their chosen …

Children Increase Learning Skills Through Music Lessons

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A recent study published in the Journal of Neuroscience has found that music lessons are a proven method of improving not only a child’s learning abilities, but also their listening skills. The study was conducted over a decade by the Northwestern University of Chicago’s Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory. Basing the research primarily in neighbourhoods in Los Angeles and Chicago, …

President’s Christmas Message

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I enjoyed the annual Childline concert last Thursday. It was sold out, so I imagine some of you were in the audience too. As ever, it was a mixture of toe-tapping tunes mixed with poignant stories of the children who call Childline. PYO contributed tunes from Miss Saigon and a Christmas medley. By the …

Review of Perth Youth Orchestra’s Summer Concert

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THE latest hugely impressive performance by Perth Youth Orchestra under conductor Allan Young was their Summer Concert in Perth Concert Hall on Monday, the programme of which mirrored the varied repertoire of their recent well received tour of Germany. One can only imagine the hours of preparation which went into this concert, such was …

Annual Concert 2002

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Violin 1 Morag Young (leader) Kira Slater Sophie Ross Fiona Mackay Paul Livingston Abigail Bean Joanna Franz Annabelle Kerr David McFarlane Claire Ramsey Ben Norris Jenny Manson Laura Simpson Violin 2 Rosanna Young Ruth Mitchell Jennifer Lackie Caroline Stewart Jennifer Christie Ruth Lindsay Jennifer Turnbull Fiona Turnbull Flora Keppie Alison Kerr Morna Young Viola …