Alongside our hub partners SoundStorm, we are delighted to launch a Monday evening Musical Centre for Mezzo Maestros to create a new opportunity for local young musicians. Learning and playing together is well known to inspire and speed up progress in a musician’s learning.
POST GRADE 5 YOUNG STRINGS, WOODWIND, BRASS & PERCUSSION MUSICIANS:
We present below 3 more exciting and inspiring short music projects this term below:
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE FOR THIS TERM: FRIDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER FOR ALL PROJECTS
Venue: Parkstone Grammar School, Sopers Lane Poole
8 Mondays beginning on Sept 26th 5.30-6.30pm (excluding half term)
MEZZO MAESTROS: orchestra for young orchestral musicians grade 2+ to grade 5.
Conductor: the dynamic and inspiring, Polly Phillips, who many young musicians know from our summer schools.
In addition to this, we will be offering Music Theory group tuition with local qualified teachers.
Concert: Monday 21st November 6.30pm – Parkstone Grammar School
This is supported by SoundStorm and we are working on finding more funds to subsidise places.
Please express interest if you would like your child to be involved in a small music theory class with professional tutors – see form below.
PLEASE KINDLY NOTE THAT THERE IS NO REFUND FOR NON ATTENDANCE ON ANY WEEK.
CAMERATA AUTUMN SESSIONS: since our successful Spring Camerata chamber music club we are holding 3 more chamber music sessions aimed at grade 5+ woodwind and string players up to age 18 with local highly distinguished musicians including invited musicians from BSO:
Venue: Yarrells School and Nursery
CAMERATA CHAMBER STRING SESSIONS: We are delighted to announce our new formal partnership with the Royal Academy of Music London. A conservatoire “Asset award” winning string quartet will be working closely alongside our young musicians for a whole day during the autumn term and in performance. The prepared chamber music will also be useful for students preparing for GCSE or A level Music.
Sunday 16th October 1.30-4.30pm
Sunday 23rd October 1.30-4.30pm
Sunday 6th November 10-4pm with Royal Academy of Music “Asset” Award String Quartet (Advanced Specialist Strings Ensemble Training (ASSET) – Concert 4pm
We have 20 x £10 places to offer, funded by the Albert and Eugenie Frost Trust. Please apply for these ASAP. Preference will be given to low-income families (you may be required provide proof of income).
VENUE: YARRELLS SCHOOL, UPTON
CAMERATA CHAMBER WOODWIND SESSIONS: with Simon Gilliver and other professional tutors:
Sunday 16th October 2pm – 4pm
Sunday 23rd October 2pm -4pm
Sunday 6th November 2pm – 4pm (includes sectionals for Beethoven 1 day on 13th November)
VENUE: YARRELLS SCHOOL, UPTON
CAMERATA WOODWIND, STRINGS, BRASS & PERCUSSION: (extension of the chamber sessions)
BEETHOVEN 1st SYMPHONY FROM SCRATCH IN A DAY:
Sunday 13th November 10 -5pm, for Grade 5 + young orchestral players …
FOR STRINGS, WOODWIND, BRASS & PERCUSSION with informal concert at 5pm. Conductor Simon Gilliver and sectional tutors invited from BSO.
VENUE: PARKSTONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL
SOUNDSTORM SINFONIA: 2-day course, 27th & 28th October – Conductor Kevin Smith, a collaboration between our music hub and Poole Society for Young Musicians.
FOR STRINGS, WOODWIND, BRASS & PERCUSSION
Due to popular demand since our summer school, we are holding 2 days of orchestral training with Kevin Smith and BSO sectional tutors and a formal concert at the end of day two. We hope to begin a tradition of high-quality short orchestral courses during school breaks, and continuing with our long tradition of giving our advanced students a chance to perform solos with orchestra.
Programme TBC but it will support GCSE and A level Music.
PLEASE KINDLY NOTE ALL FEES FOR ALL EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE UNLESS ANY ACTIVITY IS CANCELLED BY US IN ITS ENTIRETY AND NOT RESCHEDULED. WE ARE WORKING ON FUND RAISING TO SUBSIDISE PLACES FURTHER GOING FORWARD..