The WA Youth Jazz Orchestra’s purpose is to engage and develop emerging jazz musicians, inspiring them to reach their greatest potential in musicianship and as contributors to society.


Young Women in Jazz 2019

WAYJO presents Young Women in Jazz 2021 – SOLD OUT

Join our Young Women in Jazz participants in a concert celebrating newly acquired jazz skills. Tickets from Ellington Jazz Club.

Kate Pass: Kohesia & the Far East Suite

Join WAYJO's Wednesday Night Orchestra, with special guests Kate Pass & the Kohesia Ensemble, Sat 10 July.

The Golden Age of Swing

Join WAYJO's MinterEllison Monday Night Orchestra, with special guest Adrian Galante, Fri 6 & Sat 7 Aug.

Stay Safe

In line with State Government requirements, we’d like to remind all visitors to Maylands Hall that you are required to check-in to the COVID-19 Contact Register. Scanable QR codes, manual sign-in sheets & hand sanitiser are provided at each entrance.

We recommend using the SafeWA app for easy check-in across many venues.
For more information, please visit safewa.health.wa.gov.au

Latest official advisories available at wa.gov.au

The West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) is one of Western Australia’s oldest performing arts companies, building the future of Australian jazz and offering outstanding opportunities for emerging jazz performers and composers.

WAYJO has been at the forefront of forging professional, contemporary big band, ensemble and solo jazz artists since 1983, with an impressive alumni including international jazz luminaries Linda May Han Oh, Dane Alderson, Troy Roberts and Mat Jodrell.