Death of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

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We are saddened by the death of Peter Maxwell Davies our Patron-in-Chief of PYO for many years – a truly inspirational man. Sir Peter had a lifelong commitment to community outreach and education, writing much music for young people; his children’s opera The Hogboon will receive its world premiere in June 2016 with Sir …

No rehearsal

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For your information, there is no PYO rehearsal this evening, 14 March, due to Perform in Perth. Many of our players are involved in their school orchestra/ ensembles at the Music Festival in the Perth Concert Hall this evening. Rehearsals will resume next Monday, 21 March. Read more

2016 Soloists

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Last week Perth Youth Orchestra held auditions from among its own ranks to select the soloists who will perform at its concerts over the coming months. Jenny Whitaker (trumpet) and Joe Pickering (clarinet) succeeded in impressing the adjudicators and now have just three weeks before they first step into their new leading roles, at …

Rehearsal with Perth Symphony Orchestra

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Rehearsals will take place at 3.15pm – 5.00pm on Sunday 14 February at the North Inch Community Campus and on the day at 3.15pm – 5.00pm in Perth Concert Hall. Pupils will be free to go for tea after 5.00pm but must return for 7.45pm. Pupils can bring a packed tea if they wish. …

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. 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 success

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Thanks to all who came along to our Ceilidh in aid of tour to Prague in July 2016, at St Matthew’s Church Hall, to Mr Turnbull and the musicians from Breadalbane Academy, to Mrs Rutherford and PYO Ceilidh Strings, and to all who supported us with raffle prizes.

Lamb Box Sale for PYO Funds

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Libby Morris plays French Horn in PYO and having saved enough for her place on the Prague tour, she would now like to contribute funds to the PYO tour by selling a limited number of lamb boxes, produced from lambs born and reared on our family farm in Aberfeldy. All proceeds from the sale …

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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