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Calling all young musicians!

Published
11.10.2017

Be part of the BBC Ten Pieces on Saturday 4th November. 

The BBC is coming to Gloucestershire to inspire young musicians.  The BBC Ten Pieces is a national project to promote classical music to young people.

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Gloucestershire Music will be helping to celebrate this venture with their BBC Ten Pieces Day on Saturday 4th November.   If you sing or play an instrument there will be an event for you.

Visiting professionals to lead our top young musicians.

Our very own Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra (GYO) is holding an open session for advanced youth players as they work on Stravinsky’s mighty Firebird Suite. Learn alongside our GYO members and visiting professional players and students from the Birmingham Conservatoire. This event is perfect for all brass, wind, string and percussion players grade 6+. 

The session will run from 14:00 – 19:00 at Sir Thomas Rich’s School  Fee £30 (payable on the day).  

Your local music centre or band.

Young musicians can attend their local music centre or band in Gloucester, Stroud or the Forest of Dean.  You will get the opportunity to perform works from the BBC Ten Pieces by Stravinsky and Carl Orff.  Parts for all instruments and abilities have been especially prepared.  There will be music for the very beginner to the more advanced young musician.

Brookfield Music Centre Sir Thomas Rich’s School, Gloucester is open to young musicians on all instruments. Parts will be available for brass, strings, woodwind, percussion and guitars.  Session runs from 09:30 - 12:30. Free to centre members / £5 for visitors (payable on the day).

Five Valleys Music Centre Archway School, Stroud Open to young musicians on all instruments. Parts will be available for brass, strings, woodwind, percussion and guitars. Vocalists are also welcome to attend.  Session runs from 09:30 - 12:30. Free to centre members / £5 for visitors (payable on the day)

Forest of Dean Area Wind Band, Five Acres School (formerly Lakers), Coleford Open to wind, brass and percussion musicians of all ages and abilities. Parts will be available for brass, woodwind, and percussion. Session runs from 10:00 – 12:00 Free to centre members / £5 for visitors (payable on the day). The Forest of Dean Area Wind Band is a community group open to young and adult musicians who play brass, woodwind or percussion instruments.

To sign up for any of these events, please click on this link [expired]. 

 

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