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Posted on 7 August 2018
On Sunday 29 July, two teams of cyclists from Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra braved the wind and rain to take part in the Prudential Ride London...
Posted on 1 August 2018
Composer Max Charles Davies on the Adopt a Composer scheme, collaborations, the budding of working relationships and positive ebb and flow of ideas....
Posted on 1 August 2018
Max Charles Davies on preparations for the inaugural public performance of his collaborative piece with Côr Crymych a'r Cylch as part of the...
Posted on 18 July 2018
Anna Appleby has been working alongside Merchant Sinfonia on the Adopt a Composer scheme. After a year of collaboration and composition, it's...
Posted on 17 July 2018
Bellfolk’s concert featuring the premiere of Peter Yarde Martin’s new composition, Starsong and Nocturne, took place in May in Norwich....
Posted on 17 July 2018
The latest stage in our Adopt a Composer project took the form of a workshop and social gathering. Lesley Watt from the second mandolin section...
Posted on 4 July 2018
There are two orchestras associated with Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra, the Main Orchestra and the Training Orchestra (TO); both of whom are working...
Posted on 4 July 2018
After a year on the Adopt a Composer scheme alongside the composer Gaynor Barradell, Sarah Freshwater - trombone player for the...
Posted on 3 July 2018
Having been paired with Ben See on the Adopt a Composer scheme, we caught up with a couple of players from the Main Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra...
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
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 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...

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