Come and listen to the great sound the concert band. Across the Pond will be performed by over 80 community musicians from the Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra and Gloucestershire Symphonic Wind Orchestra.
On Friday 2nd June a concert was held at Cirencester Parish Church to celebrate the wonderful vocal talents of Gloucestershire’s young people and to highlight some of the opportunities available in our county for passionate singers.
On 4th and 5th March 2017, youth music groups of all types, sizes and genres came together to perform on the impressive stage at the Cheltenham, Town Hall. This two day event was one of many regional festivals that are held between February and April each year covering the whole of the UK.
Auditions are for entry into both the Junior Choir (upper voices age 9 – Year 9) and the Senior Choir (SATB, girls Year 10+ and boys with changed voices). The choirs meet twice a year, at Easter and in the summer, for 6 day residential courses.
On Saturday 10th June, young musicians from Gloucestershire Music (Local Authority Music Service) will help celebrate the BBC Music Day. Our BBC Ten Pieces day will be held at three locations in Stroud, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean.
Following the huge success of their first two events, the Cotswold Edge Brass Festival are delighted to announce their 2017 Festival - a fun, informal and inspiring weekend of activities for all ages, all brass instruments and all abilities.
Open to all Midlands young musicians aged 13 (in year 9) to 21, the CBSO Youth Orchestra gives its members an unmatched opportunity to be part of an internationally renowned orchestral organisation, playing challenging music in prestigious venues with top professional conductors and soloists.
As a taster for our up-coming Out of this World! course on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th April at Sir Thomas Rich's School, Richard Shrewsbury, George Kirkham and Jeremy Clay brought enthusiasm and inspiration to the sessions, resulting in fabulous music-making and smiles and laughter all-round.
The Colwell Arts Orchestra will be joined by five members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra including conductor Victor Aviat. The orchestra will undertake sectionals and a full rehearsal as they learn from some of the orchestras full time professional musicians. The Orchestra will be rehearsing at Ribston High School from 18:30 – 21:30.