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.
Music Cornwall staff spent a wonderful day with the children and staff at Sandy Hill Academy on Thursday July 12th.
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.
Making Music, one of the most important and prestigious amateur music support organisations in Britain, has commissioned the composer Orlando Gough to write an overture which he has called “traditional Values” for the run up to next year’s Olympic games as part of the
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