Summer course

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VaCO’s 2020 summer online course offers students the opportunity to continue their creative music-making with our world leading tutors in a range of activities including one to one tuition, instrumental classes, pre-audition workshops, talks on professional development and much more! From higher education and music college to professional life For over 25 years we have …

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.

Top Honour for PYO’s first leader

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Mr Alister Allan has been appointed as an Honorary Life Member of Perth Youth Orchestra ahead of celebrations for its Diamond Jubilee in 2022. PYO President, Susannah Rae, announced the award of the honour recognising Mr Allan’s life-long commitment to the orchestra. Alister was the orchestra’s first leader (1962-64); a regular soloist with the …

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 …