WA Youth Orchestras is excited to again host a morning of workshops for young string players in the South West, followed by an afternoon concert.

What is SWYS

Young musicians will be given the opportunity to meet and play with string students from around the South West region to experience music making in a string orchestral setting. Students will be coached by professional string tutors. It promises to be a fun and exciting day filled with lots of great string playing and learning!

Participating in SWYS

The SWYS program takes place from 10am to 4pm on Sunday the 30th of July at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre. The final celebration concert starts at 2:30pm. Please note that these details are yet to be confirmed.

No audition or application fee is required, but there is small participation fee of $45 which includes all tutoring fees, the opportunity to participate in the South West Strings final celebration concert at BREC, plus morning tea and pizza lunch. Applications for individuals can be submitted via the online form below (preferred method) or by downloading the SWYS 2017 Workshop brochure version of the form and returning it via post.

Applicants will be placed in one of the three string ensembles according to their level and ability. Applications for SWYS will open in June/July of 2017.

violin, viola, cello, double bass