Norfolk County Youth Orchestra

Autumn Orchestral Course

We are delighted to confirm that our next course will take place in October.

The course is being run by Norfolk Centre for Young Musicians with generous financial support from the Friends of Norfolk County Youth Orchestra.

Violins, Violas, Cellos, Double Bass, Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bassoons, French Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Tuba, Percussion can apply

Programme:

Danse Macabre – Saint-Saens
Night on Bald Mountain – Mussorgsky
Symphony No.2 – Tchaikovsky

Conductor – Andrew Morley

Sessions will run as follows:

Rehearsals

Venue: Langley School, Langley Park, Loddon, Norfolk NR14 6BJ

Rehearsal Day 1          Tuesday 26th  October 2021                10.30am – 4.30pm

Rehearsal Day 2          Wednesday 27th October 2021            10.30am – 4.30pm

Rehearsal Day 3          Thursday 28th October 2021                10.30am – 4.30pm

Rehearsal Day 4          Friday 29th October 2021                     10.30am – 4.30pm

Concert

Venue: Langley School, Langley Park, Loddon, Norfolk NR14 6BJ

Date & Time: Friday 29th October at 7.00pm

How much does it cost?

The cost of the course is £175:00 per student.

How do I apply?

To apply for a place in the orchestra please complete the online application form below.

Can I apply for financial support to attend?

No student who is resident in Norfolk will be denied access to workshops on financial grounds, as the FNCYO provide support for players via bursaries and scholarships. Please select the bursary application option on the application form.

Friends of NCYO

Orchestral courses are funded by membership fees and fundraising by the Friends of Norfolk County Youth Orchestra (registered charity 1123478).

Further Information

Please contact us at norfolk@cym.org.uk for further information.

About NCYO

Norfolk County Youth Orchestra (NCYO) is a full symphony orchestra, playing professional orchestral repertoire and performing around 5 concerts a year, and is made up of young players, aged from 11 to 21.

Norfolk County Youth Orchestra works closely with the Norfolk Centre for Young Musicians, part of Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Many of our students go on to study music at national conservatoires, and NCYM/Guildhall run many programmes/workshops for under 18’s, including transition to conservatoire and university. Over half of NCYO students also attend NCYM and have access to this support. All musicians from Norfolk schools and colleges are welcome.

NCYO offers a unique opportunity for you to enjoy performing music of the highest quality. NCYO players love their time with us, but also acquire important life skills: team-building, leadership, time management and self-confidence.

Senior NCYO players are also invited to play in the ‘Triorca’ international youth orchestra which is made up of players from Britain, Germany and Serbia under the baton of Nicholas Daniel OBE (awarded the Queens Medal for Music 2012).

When do NCYO meet?

The orchestra usually meets two or three times a year.

In compliance with official guidelines on COVID and for the safety of all our students/staff, activities were postponed during 2020.

Details of future courses will be made available when confirmed and restrictions allow.

 

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