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Junior String Ensemble

The Junior String Ensemble is QYO’s youngest orchestra with up to 80 positions available to string players aged up to 15 years. Conductor Chen Yang programs a wide range of repertoire including his own arrangements of orchestral works, opera arias and ballet music. JSE performs in three Concerts at Twilight at the Old Museum Concert Hall and the QYO Finale Concert at QPAC. Extra concerts, workshops and a short tour may also be included in the year’s concert activities. For JSE, positions are offered ‘within the section’ and seating orders are arranged by the conductor within the first few rehearsals and finalised at camp.

- 80-member string orchestra
Standard string repertoire & arrangements
- Conductor: Chen Yang (since 1991)
- Rehearsals: Saturdays 8.45-11.30am at the Old Museum Building
- Weekend music camp: QCCC Brookfield - Friday 7 to Sunday 9 February 2020

- Violin min. AMEB Grade 5 (guide only)
- Viola & cello min. AMEB Grade 4 (guide only)
- Double bass min. AMEB Grade 2 (guide only)
- Maximum age limit as at 31 December 2020: 15 years

- Violin 1 (20), violin 2 (20), viola (15), cello (17),
double bass (8)

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