NYSW: 2015 National Junior A Grade Champions!

Over the Easter weekend, while most teenagers were guzzling kilos of Easter bunnies and chocolates, members of Northern Youth Symphonic Wind competed at the Australian National Band Championships, which was held at the Sydney Seymour Centre. The National Championships was a true celebration of stunning band music performed by musicians of all ages and was […]

NYSW Band Camp 2015 by band member Henrietta Chui

Northern Youth Symphonic Wind’s (NYSW) 2015 band camp held on the 21st and 22nd of March was nothing short of a great success. Under the guidance of Matthew Walmsley and several extremely experienced special guests, the band was whipped into fine shape for the upcoming Australian National Band Championships. Ron Prussing, principal trombone of the […]

Northern Youth Symphonic Wind perform at the 2012 NSW Band Championships

NYSW wins NSW Band Championship

Northern Youth Symphonic Wind (NYSW) has won another prestigious competition. NYSW has won the 2012 NSW Open C Grade Concert Band Championship against some tough competition including Wollongong Conservatorium of Music Wind Ensemble and the South Pacific Concert Band. Immediately after the band’s performance Matthew Walmsley, NYSW conductor said he was very happy with how […]

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2016 Australian Eisteddfod

On Saturday 21st May, about 50 band members and a small support crew headed down to Canberra for the day on a big double decker bus. With a 2pm performance it was a quick up and back again affair. The band got to Canberra (the performance was at ANU) in time for a quick lunch […]

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NYSW Website Returns

After a little break the Northern Youth Website has every intention of returning as a hub of information, images and blog posts. Feel free to send anything you feel should be a part of the website to our committee email address – n.y.s.w@hotmail.com! We look forward to hearing from you.

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NYSW excels at Chatswood High School Concert

Northern Youth Symphonic Wind (NYSW) joined a line up of talented young musicians in a diverse musical program performed to a packed audience at Chatswood High School on June 6. Four ensembles, Chatswood High School Wind Orchestra, ArtsNorth Primary School Band, and ArtsNorth Secondary School Band along with NYSW, played works ranging from a specially […]

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Open Outing Reaps Top Reward

Unsure whether a car or a boat would make better transport, members of NYSW’s “Extra” band (with parents in tow) braved treacherous weather conditions to compete in the Open C Grade of the Band Association of NSW State Concert Championships on Sunday, 25 October, 2011. The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre in Penrith once again […]

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Great Turnout For Willoughby Street Fair

Our performance in the Big Band Arena at Willoughby Street Fair was a great success. A cold and bleak Friday with overnight showers threatened to put a dampener on precedings but Saturday turned out to be a beautiful day, bringing large numbers to Chatswood’s central district. Musically, NYSW performed to our usual high standards, gearing […]

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End of Year Concert Special Guests

Northern Youth Symphonic Wind are pleased to announce that we will be joined by the Castle Hill RSL Youth Wind Orchestra for our End of Year Concert 2011 at North Sydney Leagues Club on October 23. The Castle Hill RSL Youth Wind Orchestra (YWO) has a proud tradition of being regarded as one of the […]

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Australian National Band Championships 2012

Melbourne. Easter. 2012. Find out more…

End of Year Concert

Join NYSW for their End of Year concert at North Sydney Leagues Club. Featuring a guest performance by the Castle […]

NYSW Makes It 2 in a Row

The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre in Penrith once again played host to the State Junior Band Championships held by […]

Introducing Northern Youth Symphonic Wind

After too long a wait, Northern Youth Symphonic Wind are proud to present our brand new website. Northern Youth Symphonic […]

Adelaide Wrap Up

Our trip to Adelaide to compete in the Australian National Band Championships last weekend was nothing short of an absolute […]

NYSW to Play at Willoughby Spring Fair

NYSW to Play at Willoughby Spring Fair

For the third year in a row, Northern Youth Symphonic Wind will play on the Big Band Arena at the […]