Ceilidh success

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Dear Parents of PYO Members Thank you to all who supported the PYO ceilidh on 1st February. I am very pleased to say that after all expenses were accounted for the profit amounted to £482! This is an excellent result and improvement on the previous year’s ceilidhs. Thank you. I would also like to …

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 …

Ben Norris will star at PSO concert – an inspiration for all

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On Saturday 9th November in the Perth Concert Hall, Perth Symphony Orchestra will feature Ben Norris, a former leader of Perth Youth Orchestra, now a professional musician. Ben will perform the Brahms Violin Concerto – one of the most difficult violin concertos in the repertoire. PSO’s leader, Mrs Lorna McGovern said, “I am sure …

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 …