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Enoch Fan

PSO YCC 2016 Contestant Enoch Fan, 15 years old, started learning violin at the age of 6 with Tatiana Chudnovskaya. He passed his AMusA with Distinction in 2013, and LMusA with Distinction in 2015. He has played twice as soloist

Hayley Witmore

PSO YCC 2016 Contestant Hayley, 17, is a student at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School. She began her study of the Double Bass at 11 years of age, and since then she has been completing these studies

Michael Nguyen

PSO YCC 2016 Contestant Michael started learning the piano at the age of 4 years. He currently studies piano with Glenn Riddle and is a student at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School in Southbank. At a young

Clare Juan

PSO YCC 2016 Contestant Clare Juan began studying piano at the age of four. At the age of 11 she was awarded a music scholarship to Camberwell Girls Grammar School. That same year she began her piano studies with her

Charlotte Miles

PSO YCC 2016 Contestant Charlotte Miles is 13 years old and studies cello with David Berlin, Principal Cellist of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. She completed her AMEB Licentiate Diploma with distinction at the age of 12. Charlotte has performed as

Hannah Shin

PSO YCC 2016 Contestant Melbourne-born pianist Hannah Shin was awarded her LMusA diploma at the age 12. She is a student of Glenn Riddle and has performed with many orchestras in Melbourne. She has also won many prizes in Australia

2013 Australia Day Awards

Long serving members Kath Hindson, former Leader and sponsor for the July Youth Competitions, Barbara Trauer, President, and Neville Wilkie, Committee Member and former Treasurer, were given individual awards for their voluntary service to the Orchestra, for over 40 years,