The Board of Wellington Youth Orchestras Inc provides governance for our two Wellington-based symphonic youth orchestras.

The aims of Wellington Youth Orchestras Inc are:

  • To educate youth in the Provincial District of Wellington in musical appreciation as applied to orchestral music
  • To provide the opportunity for youth to play in a symphony orchestra and to encourage young amateurs in symphonic music
  • To provide performances by members of the orchestra or other artists.

The Board in 2016/7 is as follows:

Chair Anne French
Finance Officer Richard Johns
Secretary Jane Bulpin
NZSO representative Samantha Cockerill
NZSM representative Martin Riseley
Promotion vacant
Chair, WYO Committee Jane Bulpin
Chair, WYS Committee Jo Moyer
MD, WYO Guest Conductors
MD, WYS Michael Vinten
Manager, WYO Tom Gott
Manager, WYS Takane Kirkman
Player reps Samuel Berkhan, Nimue Strivens