Perth Youth Orchestra perform at Edinburgh Fringe

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Perth Youth Orchestra continue their regular appearance in Edinburgh during the Festival. For almost 40 years, the orchestra has taken to capital with a popular programme of classics showcasing their young players. For the past 10 years the historic Greyfriars Kirk has welcomed the musicians – and before that , for 30 years, that …

PYO at Perform in Perth

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The final class of the evening was for Orchestras (non school). Perth Youth Orchestra, founded in 1962, draws players from across all ten of Perth and Kinross’ schools and beyond and, as the largest group, they are traditionally the last to perform. Conducted by Mr Allan Young, Perth and Kinross’ Coordinator of Instrumental Music, …

Edinburgh Concert Tickets

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Online sales are now open – or you can pay at the door. Concessionary tickets for children and students are available at the door – there is no need to book them in advance. All seating is unreserved.

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.