Registrations for WAYJO NC Term 4
open 9.00am, Fri 24 Sep & close 5.00pm, Mon 11 Oct
if not filled prior!

Be sure to signup to WAYJO enews to stay informed.

The WA Youth Jazz Orchestra is coming to Perth’s Northern Corridor to develop young musicians who have an interest in playing jazz and contemporary music styles on their instrument.

‘WAYJO NC’ is a new training orchestra for high school students wishing to extend themselves and learn how to read and play various styles of music including jazz, funk, latin and rock.

Rehearsals will be in big band format, and involve learning phrasing, articulation and other basic improvisational techniques.

Included with regular rehearsals will be masterclasses, demonstrations, and mentoring from current WAYJO Members, WAAPA Students, plus experienced WAYJO Alumni.

Eligibility: School students Years 7 to 12 – no audition required.

Instruments: Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Guitar (limited places), Bass, Piano and Drums.

When: TERM 3 – Tuesdays 6.30pm to 8.00pm, July 20 to September 21, 2021.
TERM 4 – Tuesdays October 12 to December 7, 2021.
Week 1: Tuesday 12th October runs 6.30-8.00pm for introduction & assessment.
Weeks 2-9: Tuesday 19th October to Tuesday 7th December, the sessions will be held as follows;
* Jazz Reading Ensemble (JRO) – Tuesday evenings, 5.15-6.15pm
* Northern Corridor Training Band (NCO) – Tuesday evenings, 6.30-8.00pm
Participants are also welcome to arrive early, or stay on, and watch the other session.

Location: St Stephen’s Music Department – Duncraig Campus (West of Hepburn Ave Freeway Exit) 100 Doveridge Drive Duncraig WA 6023.

Cost: $120 per Term (plus $7.69 booking fee).

Questions: For more information please visit – email – or call (08) 9471 1950 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm).

WAYJO is an equal opportunity organisation – we support diversity and encourage all interested musicians to apply.

TERM 4 REGISTRATIONS open 9.00am Friday 24 September, and close 5.00pm Monday 11 October only if not filled prior. With only 35 places available, you’d better book soon!

WAYJO’s Pathways Program is supported by Minderoo Foundation

and Healthway promoting the Act Belong Commit message

T4 Registrations from 24 Sep