Tour Memories

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“My wife and I were wandering around Florence for our first night here in celebration of our 25th wedding anniversary and came upon the Perth Youth Orchestra playing next to the Uffizi. We settled in at a nearby trattoria and had the pleasure of your wonderful group’s performance. We were a block or so …

Edinburgh Castle

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Note to PYO Fiddle Orchestra – our coach will depart Perth High School bus park, Oakbank Road, Perth, at 4.00pm on Friday 26th June. Please ensure your child arrives in plenty of time to embark. All pupils should bring a packed tea? The performance will take place at 6.30pm – 8.00pm. Return coach expected …

PYO’s Emma Ritchie Wins First National Composing Competition

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Scotland’s national orchestra’s first composition competition, Notes From Scotland, specifically for 12-18 year olds, culminated in world premiere performances of the five finalists’ works, on Wednesday 17 June at Perth Concert Hall. In partnership with the National Trust for Scotland, the first year’s Notes From Scotland invited young composers to write a short work …

Book and DVD Sale

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Last night we made £64.05 from sales of books and DVDs. Just under £50 of that was made this evening, so thank you all for coming to help. And thank you to those who took away boxes and the end………At least we sold the complete works of Dickens in the final five minutes so …

Book/ DVD Sale

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Bring and Buy – in aid of our tour fund. Come along and support this fund raiser in aid of Tour Prague 2016.

Car Boot Success

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Rachel Weiss reports, “It was not an auspicious start this morning. Grey, wet, cold, the kind of morning for which the term “dreich” was invented! Nonetheless we gathered at 6.40am in Rodney Gardens car park and set off in convoy to Errol Car Boot Sale. Three PYO committee members, one PYO player and a …

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Announcing 2016 Tour – Prague

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Oakford, 49 Balhousie Street, Perth, PH1 5HJ 3rd May 2015 Tel: 01738 628039 Dear Parent/ Guardian, 2016 Tour – Prague Perth Youth Orchestra has enjoyed a series of successful concert tours across the UK and in Europe over the past fifty years. Previous tours have taken the orchestra to performances in England, Spain, …

Open Concert - Perth Concert Hall August 2005

10 years ago

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On 6th August 2005 Perth Youth Orchestra were the first orchestra to perform on the platform of the new Perth Concert Hall in an event attended by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. Following the performance the royal guests met Mr Allan Young, the orchestra’s leaders, Ben Norris and Rosanna Young together with …

Car Boot Sale

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A group of parents and friends of Perth Youth Orchestra will join in the ERROL CAR BOOT SALE on Sunday 31st May 8.30am-3pm If you wish to fill your car boot with items to sell – the cost is £13 We are seeking donations to boost our sales Items that sell well include Practical …