Alexander Botha

Alexander is a Year 11 student  at Selwyn College and this is his first year with AYO.

Beginning to play trombone in Year 8, he has acquired knowledge from tutors at school and at the APO Young Achievers programme, played at the KBB Music festival twice (Selwyn Jazz band) and played in the Senior Production band at Selwyn College for the past 2 years.  He also attended the Trombone Aucktet day in 2016.

In 2017 Alexander was awarded Top Scholar in Music for year 9 (2016) and year 10 (2017), as well as the Hamish Arthur Trophy for contribution to Junior Music at Selwyn College.

In 2018 Alexander will further his formal trombone, piano and viola tuition and he looks forward to playing in the AYO.