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BYME – Bandwise 2023
11th November - 19th November
Workshop and performance day open to all young players aged 8 – 21
Come and experience the joy of wind band playing at the Big Youth Music Experience for young woodwind, brass and percussion players.
Workshop: Saturday 11th November 2023 – South Nottinghamshire Academy, Radcliffe on Trent
Concert: Sunday 19th November – Albert Hall, Nottingham
Come to BANDWISE 2023 – an instrumental workshop day & informal concert for all young woodwind, brass and percussion players of grade 2 standard and above. (For string players – check out STRINGWISE!)
Rehearsals are led by experienced conductors and a team of specialist instrumentalists on the workshop day. Family and friends are invited to watch the informal concert the following weekend at Nottingham’s Albert Hall!
There will be two bands:
- Bandwise 1: grade 2-4
- Bandwise 2: grade 5+
A music pack (including rehearsal tracks which are accessible via digital download or a CD) will be sent out approximately 4 weeks before the course. These tracks take you through the music and the workshop day rehearsals carry on from where they leave off.
Saturday 11 November 2023 – Workshop Day
South Nottinghamshire Academy, Radcliffe on Trent
Bandwise 2: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Bandwise 1: 1.00pm – 5.30pm
Sunday 19 November 2023 – Concert Day
Albert Hall, Nottingham
Bandwise 2: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Bandwise 1: 12.15pm – 3.00pm
Concert: 3.30pm – 5.30pm
NB Children will be supervised in between the rehearsal and concert.
The cost for the course is £14 for Bandwise 1, £18 for Bandwise 2. MfE runs a subsidised scheme for all courses. Telephone the MfE office for more details 0115 9589312.
Booking is now closed for the November course. The next Bandwise event is 20th & 28th April 2024 – we hope to see you then!
- 10% FAMILY DISCOUNT AVAILABLE! If 2 or more players from the same family are signing up, use code 10BYME23 to receive 10% off.
You can sign up online via PayPal, debit or credit card (no additional fees) via the form below
By cheque – download and complete this form and post to the MfE office at 10 Goose Gate, Hockley, Nottingham NG1 1FF. Or you can phone 0115 9589312 and enrol over the phone.