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Posted on 2 July 2018
Following on from part I where Ben set an exercise to find the words for the Training Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra, part II takes a look at the people...
Posted on 2 July 2018
From 1 August 2018 there will be new rules about who will be disqualified from running a charity. We anticipate the impact will be minimal for our...
Posted on 2 July 2018
Since my initial introduction to the orchestra I’ve been back quite a few times. It has been a treat to sit in on a handful of rehearsals and...
Posted on 28 June 2018
It’s estimated that the number of choirs in the UK alone has risen to over 40,000 in recent years. A large proportion of those have been formed...
Posted on 27 June 2018
The Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra are working alongside conductor Ben See as part of Adopt a Composer. In this blog one of the orchestra's...
Posted on 26 June 2018
Make Music Day UK took place on Thursday 21 June and generated over 500 free public music performances from the Isle of Wight to the Isle of Lewis,...
Posted on 21 June 2018
Established in 1994 ACS is dedicated to safeguarding the hearing of musicians and music lovers. Innovators in this field, ACS launched their own...
Posted on 19 June 2018
Entries are now open for the 2018 British Composer Awards. Anyone, including the composer, can enter eligible works, and entries across all twelve...
Posted on 12 June 2018
Singer and composer Ben See gives us an electric insight into his first meeting with Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra for Adopt a Composer.I’m...
Posted on 12 June 2018
Composer Edmund Hunt gives thought to his first few weeks as adopted composer to Newcastle choir, The Singers, and what it means to bring an audience...
Posted on 11 June 2018
Thank you to everyone who submitted entries, which are now available to view in our Facebook gallery. There's no need to stop taking...
Posted on 7 June 2018
Following on from composer Max Charles Davies last blog post, he and musical director of Côr Crymych a'r Cylch, Angharad, prepared detailed...

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