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Cornish music therapists play gig in a gig

Music therapists working in Cornwall will be playing a gig in a gig in Falmouth Harbour between 12 – 2pm on Sunday 9 June – the first time a full scale musical gig has ever been held in a gig on the water.
 
Quaysides around Custom House Quay, Prince of Wales Pier and the Greenbank Hotel will be ringing with seafaring music such as Row, Row, Row the Boat, sea shanties and the theme from Titanic. Falmouth Gig Club, currently world champions, are loaning one of their gigs for the event.
 

West of England Bandsman’s Festival

ENTRIES NOW BEING INVITED

Entries are now open for the 89th West of England Bandsman’s Festival being held at Bugle in Cornwall on Saturday 15th June 2013.

Music festival success

This year saw the 103rd county music festival and Music Cornwall staff entered many young musicians both solo and in various ensembles.

South West Penninsula Music Conference Set For February 2013

Music educators and teachers in Cornwall, Devon, Plymouth, and Torbay can start filling in their 2013 schedule by signing up for the South West Peninsula Music Conference. On February 08, 2013, music instructors can participate in the conference discussing the national plan for music education. This whole day affair, starting at 9am, will be held at St. Cuthbert’s Conference Centre. It will also tackle what new developments in teaching and learning music could mean for schools and communities across the region. 

Autumn term 2012 Percussion Team Update

The Autumn term is always an exciting time with pupils keen to return to lessons after the long summer break and many new pupils beginning their musical journey with lessons in school. The many area and county ensembles which Music Cornwall runs have seen an increase in the number of percussionists joining.

First week back.

By Jamie Toms on 05 Sep 2012

After a peaceful summer, its been good to get back to Music cornwall HQ to make some noise. Having spent Monday's INSET taking part in loads of music making activities, the guitar team then spent Tuesday putting together our new demo set ready to tour around the schools.  

So far we've managed to include: Classical guitars, Electric guitars, Bass guitars, a Double Bass, Drum kit, and I'm sure I saw somebody walking around with a kitchen sink at some point...

Looking forward to a high-impact demo week!  Good luck to everyone with the new term.

Marvellous Music Preparations!

By Ross Hamilton on 10 May 2012

I was fortunate enough to attend a rehearsal with the Cornwall Youth Percussion Ensemble last night as they prepared for their forthcoming perfomance at the Music Cornwall 'Marvellous Music' Showcase concerts at the Hall For Cornwall in Truro later this month.

National Youth Jazz Collective And Cornwalls Youth Jazz Students

This weekend will see the second set of workshops and performances by 20 of Cornwall's young jazz students, working in partnership with 3 tutors from the National Youth Jazz Collective.