Music Directors

WYO Guest Conductors for 2018

NZSO Principal  Cellist Andrew Joyce conducted WYO for Project 1 – a fantastic concert in Sacred Heart Cathedral. Former WYS MD Michael Vinten is currently working with the orchestra for Project  2, and NZSO Trumpeter Mark Carter will conduct WYO for Project 3.

Simon Brew conducts WYS in 2018

Simon Brew, formerly Director of Music for RNZAF, is Music Director for 2018, following on from founding MD Michael Vinten. Simon is known to NZSO audiences as an accomplished classical saxophone player. He has built several ensembles, some from scratch, and is having fun leading the orchestra that gave him his very first conducting gig.

Annual Report 2017

WYO 2017AR_ƒa_low res