CENTRE OPENING TIMES

We are delighted to be able to partially reopen Colwell Arts Centre from the 26th April 2021 on a strict appointment-only basis. To collect, return or exchange an instrument, please contact us at glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk to make an appointment.

 

Whilst we are unable to provide you with our normal music lessons, music centres, county music groups and events due to Government restrictions we are putting our efforts into providing you with some educational, fun, inspiring links to enable you to keep your music making going! Click here for more information.

 

NEW ONLINE ENSEMBLE SESSIONS

Please note that all face-to-face rehearsals and concerts have been cancelled until further notice, keeping in line with the Government’s direction on COVID-19. However, we are delighted to announce the launch of our online ensemble sessions, open to anyone in Gloucestershire. Please click here for more details.

COUNTY MUSIC AUDITIONS OPEN

Published
11.07.2018

CALLING YOUNG MUSICIANS - Represent your county in music

Gloucestershire’s county music groups are now recruiting new instrumentalists and singers for their new season of events, festivals and concerts.

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CALLING YOUNG MUSICIANS - Represent your county in music

Gloucestershire’s county music groups are now recruiting new instrumentalists and singers for their new season of events, festivals and concerts. Join us for an audition or just an informal chat about how you can represent your county.

Auditions for Gloucestershire’s award winning county orchestras, bands and choirs are now open for the summer period.

During July and August, young instrumentalists (grade 4+) and singers (aged 11+) are invited to come along to Gloucestershire Music’s HQ and find out how they can represent their county through music.

Steven Legge (Extended Learning & Provisions Manager) said: 2018 has been another record breaking year for Gloucestershire Music. GM has once again provided a national award winning service for its young musicians who have benefitted from performing at some great venues both locally and nationally. With more great events and foreign tours planned in 2018/19 it is the time for young musicians to join us and our award winning ensembles. Have a look at what we offer.

Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra. Thurs 6:30pm - 9pm. St. Peter’s High School.  Our top orchestra for advanced musicians tackling advanced repertoire and performing at impressive venues and national youth music festivals.

Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra. Thurs 6:45pm - 9pm. St Peter’s High School.   Recognised as one of the country’s top youth wind bands with multiple national performance awards.

Gloucestershire Intermediate String Ensemble. Thurs 7pm - 9pm. St. Peter’s High School. Aimed at encouraging young string players (grade 4+) to meet, rehearse and perform.

Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Academy. Wed 6pm - 9pm. Cheltenham Bournside School.  Ideal for advanced youth jazz musicians grade 4+ for our academy band and 6+ for our award winning youth jazz orchestra.

Gloucestershire Youth Choir. Our county youth choir is open to confident young singers (aged 11-18) with a passion and drive for music making.  Come and find out what we do, who we are and what we sing.  Course based.

Gloucestershire Youth Brass Band. Our county youth brass band returns on January 5th & 6th 2019 with a two day course led by Ian Porthouse and Tom Davoren. 

For an audition or just a friendly chat , please email steve.legge@gloucestershire.gov.uk

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