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Our Chief Patron – Su-a Lee, accompanied by Matt Hardy on marimba, delighted her audience in St John’s Kirk, Perth, with this encore based on a ‘jingle’ by composer Raymond Scott, for a ’43 year old sherry’. It must have been a really good sherry!

Raising funds for their fellow musicians

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These young musicians from Kinross High School provided the perfect reply to their Chief Patron’s generous fund raising concert last weekend. The second part of her concert, given at St John’s Kirk, Perth, with her fellow Scottish Chamber Orchestra player, Matt Hardy, was performed by PYO members. All these young players are pupils at …

Su-a Lee and Matt Hardy

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Osvaldo Golijov – Mariel COMPOSER’S NOTE “I wrote this piece in memory of my friend Mariel Stubrin. I attempted to capture that short instant before grief, in which one learns of the sudden death of a friend who was full of life: a single moment frozen forever in one’s memory, and which reverberates through …

Su-a Lee’s fund raiser in St John’s Kirk for PYO Tour Funds

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Su-a Lee, the orchestra’s Patron-in-Chief, was joined by Matt Hardy and the pupils from Kinross High School’s Chamber Group as they gave their services free at a concert in aid of PYO Tour Funds on Sunday 24th April, at 3pm, in St John’s Kirk, Perth. The 80-strong orchestra is in the final stages of preparation …

Summer rehearsal/ concert dates

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Thank you all for working so hard at music camp and I felt the two concerts on Saturday and Sunday were two of the best I can remember following music camp. Congratulations to all and to our two soloists on two excellent performances. We now have a busy remainder of the session with Perth …

Kinnoull Symphony No.1

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A Romantic style symphony in three movements for full orchestra written by Ian White and Andy MacDonald, inspired by the scenery around their native Perthshire. Particularly suited for Youth Orchestras. Find out more about this composition at Little Misty Music .

Autumn Concert Series – and rehearsals

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Dear Player, I hope everyone has had a well-earned break and have enjoyed the long holidays despite the weather. Below are details of rehearsals and concerts for our Autumn Season. August Rehearsals 17 August – St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm *22 August – St John’s Academy, 2pm-5pm *23 August – St John’s Academy, …