11 - 14 June
SENTRAL College, Penang
15 June
Majestic Theatre, Penang
One of Southeast Asia’s leading classical music festivals is back to provide a creative platform for cultural exchange, collaborative music-making, and the pursuit of artistic excellence.
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PlayIN' Rondo - Outreach Programme

Friday, 14 June 2024: 3:30 - 8:30pm @ SENTRAL College, Penang
Saturday, 15 June 2024: 1:30 - 3:00pm, 7:30 - 9:30pm @ Majestic Theatre, Penang


Welcome to PlayIN’ Rondo, an outreach programme designed to inspire and nurture young children in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Join us for an opportunity to play with the RondoFest Festival Orchestra and Choir, where there's no need to audition.


Our programme is totally inclusive, welcoming children of all abilities and backgrounds and providing valuable support and encouragement to every participant.


Led by incredible tutors and participants, you'll be inspired by the passion, creativity and skill of your fellow musicians as you come together to make extraordinary music. This experience will not only accelerate your musical development, but also open up exciting possibilities for your future. Don't miss this opportunity to make beautiful music together!


This edition is organised in partnership with the Malaysian Youth Orchestra Foundation.

Key Information

  • No audition or grade requirements
  • Only open for string instruments (violin, viola, cello and double bass)
  • Children aged between 7 to 12
  • Bring your own instruments
  • Registration closes on 10 May 2024
  • Parents/guardians' presence are required


  • Experience major symphonic repertoire as you play with the Festival Orchestra under the baton of a renowned conductor.
  • Refine your instrumental technique under the guidance of passionate tutors and mentors.
  • Broaden your understanding of orchestral and chamber music performance.
  • Engage in meaningful interaction and exchange with musicians from diverse backgrounds.
  • Work with other young musicians to foster teamwork, creativity and mutual support, creating a dynamic and inspiring musical environment.



RM 80 per pax (exclusive of transportation, accommodation and food)


Excerpts from the following:
BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 “Choral”

Music scores will be provided 1 month before the programme begins.

Register now to make beautiful music together!

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of an inspiring community of musicians, led by incredible tutors and fellow students. Accelerate your musical development and open up exciting possibilities for your future.