SYO invites you to celebrate and share in the achievements of our exceptional alumni. Since 1973, SYO has championed excellence in music education and fostered a love of music in over 5,500 young musicians, contributing to the cultural identity of Sydney, Australia and the world.

Our alumni continue to enrich our community through outstanding contributions to music performance, education and arts administration, as well as excelling in the business and corporate worlds.

Follow the links below to view some of our esteemed alumni from each decade of SYO.

Contact us if you are an alumni and would like to stay in touch or share a story.

The Sydney Youth Orchestra was founded by Peter Seymour.

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(for beginner to pre-professional musicians)
(our pre-professional orchestra)