Summer arrangements

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August Rehearsals and Concerts  15 August – St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm  22 August – St John’s Academy, 6.00pm – 8.15pm  Thursday 25 August – Concert in Greyfriars Church, Edinburgh  Monday 29 August – Concert in Perth Concert Hall  PYO Uniform  PYO uniform is as follows: white shirt, PYO tie and black shoes …

Annual Concert 2022

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Well done to all who took part in this year’s Annual Concert at Perth Concert Hall on Saturday 9th April, 2022. Thanks you to our friends in the Perth and Kinross Percussion Ensembles and the Wind Band who shared their Band Camp Concert with us; to the conductors and tutors who have worked so …

Perth Youth Orchestra takes the platform again

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Following two years of restrictions, young musicians from all over Perth and Kinross will perform in a range of orchestras, bands and ensembles in series of Showcase Concerts in Perth Concert Hall, at the end of March and then in April, following a music camp. 7.30pm, Wednesday 23 March – Guitar Ensemble, Concert Band, …

Cross Trust Covid Recovery Fund

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For Scots’ born residents in Perth & Kinross Council, who may be struggling financially with their courses or projects because of Covid-19 restrictions, your attention is drawn to the Cross Trust Covid Recovery Fund. There is a Cross Trust Covid Recovery Fund set up from a grant from the Gannochy Trust Covid-19 Recovery & Renewal Grant, …

The D. Eoin Bennet (Virtual) Award Ceremony 2020

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Congratulations to our 2020 soloists – Maya Christie and Lewis McGoldrick who collected their D. Eoin Bennet Awards this evening at a virtual ceremony from Mr Allan Young following the orchestra’s AGM. Thank you too for their beautiful performances at that ceremony – compensation for us for the months we have missed hearing the …

Central Groups rehearsals and concerts cancelled – this week and next

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In light of the current situation regarding Coronavirus, Perth and Kinross Instrumental Music Service regret to announce that this week’s Central Groups rehearsals and next week’s concerts have been cancelled.    If you have purchased tickets for next week’s concerts, we have been advised that Perth Concert Hall will contact you in the next few …

Perform in Perth cancelled

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Due to the uncertainties surrounding the current #covid_19 outbreak – Perform in Perth have taken the sensible decision to cancel all events at this week’s competition festival. There will be no meeting for PYO this evening. Further updates in due course.

Top Honour for PYO’s first leader

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Mr Alister Allan has been appointed as an Honorary Life Member of Perth Youth Orchestra ahead of celebrations for its Diamond Jubilee in 2022. PYO President, Susannah Rae, announced the award of the honour recognising Mr Allan’s life-long commitment to the orchestra. Alister was the orchestra’s first leader (1962-64); a regular soloist with the …