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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...
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...