Entries have just opened for the Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year 2018 contest, which offers a £500 cash prize and performance platform at the Cheltenham Music Festival, the Carducci Festival, as well as concerto concerts with the Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra and Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra.
Llangrannog Residential Centre is part of the Urdd Association, a movement providing residential camps to young people. Their staff are fully qualified and will provide extra support to the music tutors from GM and the LEAP Ensemble.
Gloucestershire Music (LA Music Service) is reaching out the musicians (new and old) from across the County. With no less than 16 weekly music centres, groups, orchestras and adult ensembles there are opportunities for musicians of all ages and levels to play, progress and perform.
Come and listen to the great sound the concert band. Across the Pond will be performed by over 80 community musicians from the Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra and Gloucestershire Symphonic Wind Orchestra.
On Friday 2nd June a concert was held at Cirencester Parish Church to celebrate the wonderful vocal talents of Gloucestershire’s young people and to highlight some of the opportunities available in our county for passionate singers.
On 4th and 5th March 2017, youth music groups of all types, sizes and genres came together to perform on the impressive stage at the Cheltenham, Town Hall. This two day event was one of many regional festivals that are held between February and April each year covering the whole of the UK.