NSW Public Schools Jazz Orchestra

Years 7 to 12 music students

The Jazz Orchestra is an advanced ensemble that performs at notable Sydney venues and NSW jazz festivals. They also tour to regional NSW performing and participating in workshops.

jazz orchestra

Applications are now open for the 2024 Instrumental Music Ensembles. 

Ensemble standards

Approximate standard for our advanced ensembles (SWE, Jazz Orchestra & Symphony Orchestra) is AMEB grade 6+

How to apply

Membership is by audition and successful students become a member of their ensemble for one year. All students must re-audition every year to become a member of a weekly instrumental ensemble.


Stage Band and Jazz Orchestra rehearse Tuesday afternoons, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at The Arts Unit, Lewisham.


Steve Williams
Student Music Programs Officer (Years 5 to 12)
The Arts Unit
02 8512 1186
Adele Kozak
Music Support Officer
The Arts Unit
02 8512 1188