About PYO

Program Outcomes and Highlights

The Penrith Youth Orchestra provides students with a unique mix of opportunities to learn, rehearse and perform with professional artists and tutors.

Penrith Youth Orchestra and Penrith Strings members have:

  • built skills in technical accuracy
  • gained skills in ensemble playing
  • learned professional rehearsal techniques
  • developed confidence in playing and performing
  • performed at least two public concerts per year, as well as other informal performances
  • built relationships with other young musicians in their local region
  • explored pathways including performing with the PSO and, in some cases, pursuing a career in music.