Childline Concert

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Perth and Kinross Music Service has published these details for all who are taking part in the Childline Concert at Perth Concert Hall on Thursday 5th December.

Life Membership for Donald Maxwell

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As Perth Youth Orchestra approaches its 60th birthday it is delighted to announce that one of its longest and most faithful supporters, opera singer Donald Maxwell, has been appointed a Life Member of the Friends of PYO. Mr Maxwell was one of the orchestra first players and has maintained a close association with them …

Perth City Operatic Group donation

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Perth City Operatic Group will now cease to exist, and their leftover funds have been donated to youth music charities in the area. The Perth City Operatic Group has raised more than £10,000 for charities during its final farewell party. The company was forced to wrap up their performances after 55 years due to …

Tour Blog 5 – Piazza del Popolo

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BLOG – The final concert on Tour Italy 2019 the orchestra was performed in the Piazza del Popolo, in front of the Basilica Maria Assunta. It was an evening for the PYO Ensembles. It was an evening to party! Unusually there was no big sound check – no rehearsal – just a growing buzz …

Tour Blog 4 – Loggia dei Lanzi

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BLOG – Breakfast was a little later today for some. But for the youngest player on tour, it was time to show that he had another string to his bow! Kinross High School’s Munro Strachan has been passionate about more than music in recent years. He chose today to take part in his 100th …

Packing up

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VIDEO – Nothing we achieved during the past week in Italy would have been possible without the great teamwork. Players and tutors past and present will recognise this part of every concert.

Tour Blog 3 – Perugia

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A short funicular ride up to Montecatini Alto for quiet morning spent in the quiet hilltop town. A picture-postcard town where coffee or a cold drink provided an opportunity to sit down and soak in the sights. For some, an order of ‘toast’ turned out to contain a full English breakfast! The orchestra set …

Tour Blog 2 – San Filippo Neri

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Today PYO gave the first of two concerts in Florence – at the St Philip Neri Church. In contrast to the previous evening, this was a concert performed by PYO’s various ‘smaller’ groups – string, percussion, brass, big band and jazz band. It was always going to be a tight fit in the richly …

Instrument return

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Well done to all who took part in last week’s concert tour to Italy. Players who are returning from holiday – and who wish to be reunited with their instruments/ suitcases before the next rehearsal should contact 07806 789791 to arrange a convenient time. Thank you. A gallery of photos will be published here …