Professional Pathways

Casual Employment Opportunities 

As part of our commitment to supporting young musicians, SYO acknowledges the importance of providing employment and development opportunities. Each year, SYO musicians can apply for paid employment in a number of roles across the business providing income, industry experience and mentoring opportunities.


Applicants are required to submit a CV and a brief video outlining their interest and suitability for their preferred role(s).


SYO Hire Performances (small ensemble/orchestral) 

Open to musicians aged 16 and over. No application necessary - all SYO musicians will be considered for paid performance opportunities as they arise.  


Performer/Presenters for accessible performances (eg. Kids Music Café, school demonstrations, education concerts, etc.)

SYO Play ensembles introduce orchestral music to new audiences through fun, engaging and interactive performances that are accessible to all ages and abilities. 

Performers required for chamber music concerts with a high level of presenter skills. Opportunities to include training and performances specifically designed for children, families and young people with disabilities.  

Open to musicians aged 18 and over. Valid NSW WWCC required.  

SYOnline Assistants

Assisting SYO tutors with facilitating the SYOnline Orchestral Musicianship Program.  

Open to musicians aged 18 and over.  

Production/Event Assistants

Assisting SYO Operations team at rehearsals, concerts and orchestral projects.  

Open to musicians aged 18 and over. Valid NSW WWCC required. Mandatory Child-Safe training provided by SYO.  

Office Assistants

Assisting SYO Marketing & Digital/Operations Teams in the SYO Office with administrative tasks (ie. music preparation, event preparation, copywriting) 

Open to musicians aged 16 and over.  

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