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Last FREE Primary Prom concert tickets available

Published
11.01.2016

Music for Youth would like to invite you and your primary school pupils to aFREE concert hosted by Music for Youth in partnership with the Gloucestershire Music on Wednesday 3 February 2016 at Cheltenham Town Hall, Gloucestershire. 

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MFY Primary Proms provide children aged 4-11 with the opportunity to experience live music making in a major concert hall.  They aim to:

·         inspire and motivate the next generation of music-makers

·         enable children to hear a wide range of different musical styles  from all over the world

·         involve the whole audience in participatory activities

·         feature local young musicians, who present great role models for the young audience

·         provide follow-up activities for the classroom

You will be guided through this interactive concert by a presenter - plus, online learning resources will be made available in advance (that are connected to the curriculum) in order to enhance your Primary Prom experience.

There are are a few FREE tickets still available for pupils across Gloucestershire and the surrounding areas.

Who is Music for Youth?
Music for Youth is a national music education organisation. Through an annual season of festivals and concerts, MFY provide access to performance and audience opportunities for young musicians across the UK. Through our work and performances we strive to enrich the lives of all the young musicians we work with.

Request Tickets
Deadline for ticket requests*: Wednesday 13 January 2016

Complete the booking form attached and return it to us by email to megan@mfy.org.uk, fax on 020 7759 1831 or post to Music for Youth, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA.

*There is no restriction on the number of tickets you can apply for and tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please tell us if you have a preference of attending the morning or afternoon concert.

Teachers who have attended previous Primary Prom concerts said:

‘Students have thought about learning an instrument as a result of seeing these performances.’

‘The teaching of the participation song gave the adults who attended new ideas as to how to teach a song to children in an engaging and fun way.’

If you’d like any further information please get in touch on 020 7759 1830 or visit mfy.org.uk/inspiration/primaryproms.

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