AYO member 2001 & 2002
Yamaha Artist (Hong Kong)
Associate Music Director -The Hong Kong Symphonic Winds
Principal Trumpet - Hong Kong Sinfonietta (2007-2014)
The Asian Youth Orchestra is a place you see possibilities and it’s telling you that you can.
I was like any other average kids from Hong Kong, grew up in a local family and lived in a public house, went to local school, with not much musical background, first known the trumpet at the age of 10 in a primary schoo
2015 Tchaikovsky Violin Competition Winner Benny Tseng Yu-Chien and 2015 Leeds International Piano Competition 1st prize winner Anna Tsybuleva. They will perform with AYO in Hong Kong, mainland China, Philippines, Taiwan and Japan, playing the Barber violin concerto and Rachmaninoff Variations on a Theme of Paganini, from 3 to 26 August 2018. Please check AYO website for concert information. #summer #Music #Asianyouthorchestra #AYO #Musician
The 2018 Asian Youth Orchestra (AYO) Auditions begin in just a few days! Starting in Manila on 20 January, then swiftly traveling to Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Taipei, Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, and finishing in Beijing on 25 March. (Click for full schedule) Our Faculty Jury have quite the trip in front of them! Today we’d like to share with you more Audition Tips from our very own David Sheets, Associate Principal Bass, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and AYO Dou
2018 Auditions off to a good start over the weekend in Manila. Great to see the excitement in Mr. Pontzious’ eyes as the candidates gave it their all to show their respect to AYO. Many thanks to violin coach Thanos Adamopoulos for flying in from Brussels to hear the auditions with Mr. P. “On the whole the level was pushed higher than ever," which is very impressive and wonderful to hear in the Philippines, said Thanos. Next stops Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, but we’re
Every Spring, The Asian Youth Orchestra(AYO) holds their yearly auditions for aspiring young musicians across Asia to join them for six weeks each summer, initially for a three-week Rehearsal Camp in Hong Kong, followed by a three-week international concert tour with celebrated conductors and solo artists. Below, you’ll find audition tips and advice directly from the AYO International Artist-Faculty-- covering everything from the best ways to practice, to performing at an aud
AYO 1996, 98 ~ 02 & 04
20 years with the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra
3 seasons with Singapore Symphony Orchestra.
The only Thai musician who has got a professional job in a real professional orchestra abroad.
A Vincent Bach Artist.
It was about 1994 when I was first heard about the Asian Youth Orchestra from my Thai senior from high-school/University. I didn’t even know that AYO was travelling to Bangkok in 1993. As an orchestral musician wanna-be since I was very youn