Amy Laithwaite

Amy is a Year 12 student at Baradene College, and this is her first year in AYO.

Amy started playing the trombone at 8 years old and achieved her grade 8 in 2018. Since starting the trombone, Amy has played in APPA concert band and festival orchestra, KBB Honours, Auckland Secondary Schools Big Band, New Zealand Youth Symphonic Winds as well as being first trombone in the Baradene and St Peters Orchestra and Baradene Concert Band.  Amy has been Baradene College’s brass musician of the year since 2017 and won the Cosgrove Cup for senior jazz in 2018.

Amy is excited to be in AYO and is looking forward to playing the varied and challenging orchestral programme.