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Big Music Experience – Instrumentalists

13th July 2019 - 14th July 2019

Scroll down to see opportunities for wind, brass, percussion and pianists!

Big String Experience

Saturday Orchestra: grades 5 – 8+  Sign up here!

Repertoire to include:
Grieg Holberg Suite and Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3
‘Light of the Seven’ from Game of Thrones

Sunday Orchestra: grades 2 – 4  Sign up here!

Repertoire to be announced!

Download an enrolment form here for the Big Youth String Experience!

Musical Director: Sunday
Chris George – Accomplished violinist and conductor
Musical Director: Sunday
Rowan Cozens – Experienced viola player, conductor and adjudicator

Big Wind Band Experience

Saturday Band: grades 5 – 8+ Sign up here!

Repertoire to include:
Concertino Weber – featuring clarinet soloist Oliver Lee from the Royal Northern College of Music
A Huntingdon Celebration Philip Sparke
‘Light of the Seven’ from Game of Thrones

Sunday Band: grades 2 – 4 Sign up here!

Repertoire to include: Aztlan Victor Lopez

Download an enrolment form here for the Big Youth Wind Band Experience!

Musical Director: Saturday & Sunday
Chris Swann: Principal Clarinettist – Sinfonia Viva,
Tutor – Royal Northern College of Music

Saturday 13 July: Percussion Workshop, percussion/Drumkit players grade 4+ Sign up here!

9.30am: Registration

9.45-11.45am: An opportunity to perform on the full range of tuned percussion (glockenspiel, xylophone, vibraphone and marimba) as well as timpani and drum kit.

The workshop will be led by Jackie Kendle and will include improvisation and popular repertoire which we will perform in the 7pm concert.

Parts will be available before the workshop.

Sunday 14 July: Percussion Workshop, Drumkit players grade 1+ Sign up here!

12.30pm – 1.30pm: An hours workshop for drumkit players to try the full range of tuned percussion instruments as well as timpani! The workshop will be lead by Jackie Kendle and no preparation is needed, come and have a go!

If you have any queries please contact MfE – admin@music-for-everyone.org or Jackie Kendle – jackiemkendle@gmail.com

Saturday 13 July: Albert Hall Binns Organ Workshop Sign up here!

Open to piano players of grade 5+

From 9.45am, Players will be contacted with details of their playing slot.

Coached by experienced organist and teacher, Mike Smith, experience the thrill of playing one of the finest instruments in the country, the mighty Binns organ at Nottingham’s Albert Hall.

Places for this experience are limited so please apply early.

Download an enrolment form here for the Big Youth Albert Hall Organ Experience


13th July 2019
14th July 2019
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Albert Hall, Nottingham
N Circus Street
Nottingham, NG1 5AA United Kingdom
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