Perth Festival of the Arts Service

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Details The annual Festival Service in St John’s Kirk is one of the great traditions of Perth Festival of the Arts. It is always an inspirational and uplifting event, and also a great civic occasion. The talented musicians of Perth Youth Orchestra join the choir and organist of St John’s Kirk and raise the …

Autumn Concert

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This is the last concert of one of our most unusual seasons which started in lockdown but, once it was safe to come together again, the orchestra has flourished. Nurtured by an almost impromptu Music Camp during the Easter Holidays, we have gone on to fulfil our regular diary dates – including last week’s …

Annual Concert 2022

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Well done to all who took part in this year’s Annual Concert at Perth Concert Hall on Saturday 9th April, 2022. Thanks you to our friends in the Perth and Kinross Percussion Ensembles and the Wind Band who shared their Band Camp Concert with us; to the conductors and tutors who have worked so …

Perth Youth Orchestra takes the platform again

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Following two years of restrictions, young musicians from all over Perth and Kinross will perform in a range of orchestras, bands and ensembles in series of Showcase Concerts in Perth Concert Hall, at the end of March and then in April, following a music camp. 7.30pm, Wednesday 23 March – Guitar Ensemble, Concert Band, …

SNJO – Perth Concert

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Few singers in the world bring to bear the unique combination of artistic depth, intellectual breadth and soulful delivery that our friend Kurt Elling does. Combine his talents with the searching eloquence of tenor saxophone master Tommy Smith and the SNJO and you have the makings of a powerful and unique musical regrouping. Previous tours with …

Cross Trust Covid Recovery Fund

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For Scots’ born residents in Perth & Kinross Council, who may be struggling financially with their courses or projects because of Covid-19 restrictions, your attention is drawn to the Cross Trust Covid Recovery Fund. There is a Cross Trust Covid Recovery Fund set up from a grant from the Gannochy Trust Covid-19 Recovery & Renewal Grant, …

The D. Eoin Bennet (Virtual) Award Ceremony 2020

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Congratulations to our 2020 soloists – Maya Christie and Lewis McGoldrick who collected their D. Eoin Bennet Awards this evening at a virtual ceremony from Mr Allan Young following the orchestra’s AGM. Thank you too for their beautiful performances at that ceremony – compensation for us for the months we have missed hearing the …

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 …