Dr Koo Music Scholarship exemption of tuition fees for talented young musicians who are enthusiastic for music, and have the potential to make significant contributions to music culture in future.

It involves 40 - 50 one hour lessons a year with Dr Koo* for any of the following subjects: violin, viola, cello, double bass, music composition, orchestral conducting, or a combination of subjects.
*Dr Koo has been placed in the AMEB NSW Top 5 in 2017 Most Outstanding Private Teacher - Strings. He is an external examiner for PhD degree for the University of Wollongong, and a music tutor of the University of NSW.
Young musicians will receive an invitation for this scholarship if they meet the following criteria:
  • A member of the SYS Concert Orchestra;
  • At the level of AMusA or above;
  • Shown extreme enthusiasm for music;
  • Shown potential to make significant contributions to music culture in future.

Participate all events of the Sydney Contemporary Orchestra (SCO), and the Sydney Contemporary Orchestra YOUTH SYMPHONY (SYS).

Please contact Dr Koo for more information: 0449 776 872 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr Koo Music Scholarship Winners

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No one else in Sydney is doing this, and you are providing a great contribution to our musical scene.

Steven Machamer - Timpanist 



....an amazing energy, funding and collecting works is needed to organize and realize an orchestra such as SCO and all these wonderful concerts, you make the quality of music rise in every musical work and there are not a lot of you out there.

Trimor Dhomi - Composer (Kosovo)



The SCO has been doing very interesting work indeed and certainly worthy of support.

Prof  Stuart Geoffrey Andrew Greenbaum - Composer (Australia)


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