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 2018/2019 is as follows:

Chair Anne French
Finance Officer Natalia Reid
Secretary Lynley Sinclair
NZSO representative Jane Bulpin
NZSM representative Martin Riseley
Administrator Adrian Lumsden
Chair, WYO Committee vacant
Chair, WYS Committee Cindy Young Waldron
MD, WYO Guest Conductors
MD, WYS Simon Brew
Manager, WYO Tom Gott
Manager, WYS tba
Player reps



Emma Hogan, Annabelle Jessop,

Breanna Abbott, Rebecca Warnes

Samuel Berkahn

Simon McLellan