2016 Concerto auditions

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Our Concerto Auditions are taking place this year on Tuesday 1 March at 7pm at the Perth Music Centre, North Inch Community Campus, Gowans Terrace, Perth. Please download the here. https://www.perth-youth-orchestra.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Concerto-audition-form-2016.pdf Concerto Auditions – Tuesday 1 March 2016 at 7.00pm Perth Music Centre, North Inch Community Campus All Instrumental Music Staff will also have …

Music Service celebrates 50 years

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Instrumental Music Service! To celebrate this achievement they’ve put together a short film to show some of the areas they provide music provision, highlighting what it means to the children, parents and staff. They’d love to know what you think! Tell them about any experiences you’ve …

Ceilidh Tickets on Sale

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Tickets for our Family Ceilidh, on Saturday 5th December, 7.30-11pm, in St Matthew’s Church Hall are on sale just before rehearsals on Monday evening. Adults £8, children £5 and family ticket £20. Raffle tickets should be available for distribution at rehearsals the following week. We have some good prizes and aim to give one …

Newsletter – November 2015

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https://www.perth-youth-orchestra.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/PYONewsletter-1115.pdf Download your copy of our latest newsletter – here.

Playing with Nicola Benedetti

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Young musicians from Perth and Kinross and Sistema Scotland in Stirling joined Nicola Benedetti to take part in a performance of Vaughan Williams’ Lark Ascending. Based on lines of a poem by George Meredith, Vaughan Williams composed his “pastoral romance for orchestra” prior to the outbreak of the First World War. Taking up the …

Mr D. Eoin Bennet – Memorial Service

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Mr D. Eoin Bennet B.E.M, Perth Youth Orchestra’s longest serving conductor, has died at the age of 80. He was appointed in 1969 and over a period of 32 years he consistently developed the highest standards of performance and musicianship in the young people with whom he worked. He was originally from Dundee and …

President’s Report 2014-15

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The following report was presented at Perth Youth Orchestra’s Annual General Meeting on Monday 28th September, 2015. Perth Youth Orchestra is in its 53rd year. Founded in 1962 by two Perth muisicians, Louis Barnett and John Davie, with a small group of interested parents, it gave its first concert on 25th June 1964. The …

Tour information

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Next year we have set our sights on the Czech Republic’s musical capital, Prague. Fund raising has started already in order to keep the costs affordable. We have reserved places for our new members who will audition in September 2015. The remaining places are now available on a first come basis. If your child …

Miss Saigon

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Can all pupils attending this weekends PYO rehearsals please bring with them the music for Miss Saigon.

Autumn Concert Series – Press release

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Perth Youth Orchestra completes its 2014-2015 season with performances in both Edinburgh and Perth in the coming week. The capital’s ancient Greyfriars Kirk is the setting for their Festival Fringe concert on Wednesday 26th August, at 7.30pm, before returning to Perth Concert Hall at 7.30pm, on Monday 31st. A good evening’s entertainment will open …