AYO National Music Camp; Arts Administration Program: 2010
Orchestral Management alumnus and flautist Ashleigh Robertson is a co-founder of the West Melbourne Schools Orchestra, which provides young musicians in West Melbourne a place to play good music and socialise with other like-minded students outside of the school environment. Ashleigh has performed as a soloist with various orchestras including the Essendon Symphony Orchestra and has toured with the Australian Youth Band and Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra – performing in Italy, China, Malaysia, USA and Canada, with venues including Carnegie Hall and Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA.
Aside from performing, Ashleigh has a passion for arts administration. She has worked as an ensemble manager for Melbourne Youth Music, personnel manager for Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra and been on the Australian Youth Band’s committee. Ashleigh is also a volunteer at 3MBS, taking on roles as a presenter, in the music library, backstage, and as producer for The Talent.