news

At SYO we love keeping up to date and sharing current events, news and information in the music world. This includes interesting articles, concerts and facts that our members and friends might want to read. There have also been many developments in research to do with education, music and the brain, and the health of musicians that we hope will deliver more insight for those looking to get their children started in music!

Trained musicians are better at paying attention

Whether your child is the next Beyonce or more likely to sing her solos in the shower, she is bound to benefit from some form of music education. Research shows that learning the do-re-mis can help children excel in ways beyond the basic ABCs.

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Thank You to our Supporters in 2018

Shoalhaven Youth Orchestra organising committee and the players of Shoalhaven Youth Orchestra and Shoalhaven Junior Strings would like to sincerely thank all our supporters in 2018. We could not run without your assistance.

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The Benefits of Music Education

Whether your child is the next Beyonce or more likely to sing her solos in the shower, she is bound to benefit from some form of music education. Research shows that learning the do-re-mis can help children excel in ways beyond the basic ABCs.

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Every Child Needs Music – Richard Gill

Music education does not just make children more musical; it unleashes their creative powers.
 This year marks my 50th anniversary as a music teacher. Over the course of the last 50 years I have witnessed many changes to the ways in which music is taught.

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Thank You to our Supporters in 2017

Shoalhaven Youth Orchestra organising committee and the players of Shoalhaven Youth Orchestra and Shoalhaven Junior Strings would like to sincerely thank all our supporters in 2017. We could not run without your assistance.

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