• For young musicians to experience performing in a premiere youth orchestral environment, under the mentorship of qualified, music loving educators

  • With expert guidance and direction, our members will be inspired to express their creativity, develop their music skills and achieve instrumental aptitude

  • In addition to developing their musical talents, our members will enjoy social relationships with other like minded young musicians in the arts

  • Our members’ participation in music education, performance and community engagement will help them to realise their creative potential and long term music goals

  • That the SCYO will enrich young people’s lives and forge a lifelong relationship with music locally and nationally, indeed open a world of music opportunties

  • Our youth have the right to access music learning that is creative, challenging and inspiring

  • As our members develop their music capabilities and performances they will develop their own sense of self worth, confidence and accomplishment.

  • To provide opportunities for youth to pursue their enjoyment of music learning for life, while developing positive attributes through discipline, reward for effort, commitment and teamwork

  • The SCYO will encourage our members to pursue formal musical education and tertiary qualifications in Queensland and on the Sunshine Coast