Young Symphonists 2025

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13 – 20 April 2025



Young Girl with a white tshirt holding a violin with sky in the background
Photo: Lisa Maree Williams

About the Young Symphonists Program

Young Symphonists represents the highest calibre of young Australian musicians of high school age. Indicative performance standards are highly differentiated according to instrument type.

You’ll join other gifted young musicians from around the country for an intensive, week-long residential program. You will attend tutorials and workshops led by some of Australia’s top professional musicians. The exciting and rigorous rehearsal and performance schedule will come to a triumphant conclusion with a public performance.


Dr Luke Dollman

Dr Luke Dollman

Tutor, Young Symphonists



Participants must cover their own transport and instrument freight costs to and from the program. All meals, transfers and accommodation will be provided.

Financial assistance is available to help offset the program fees and ensure all eligible musicians are able to participate. Find out more here.


12 – 17

Inclusive as at 1 January 2025.


Open to all instruments, including harp and excluding piano.


As a general guideline, Grade 8 AMEB equivalency is recommended.

See Audition Requirements

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