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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Cake and Book Sale

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Well done to PYO’s committee and band of helpers at today’s Book and Candy Sale in the North Inch Church Hall.

Playing with Nicola Benedetti

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Young musicians from Perth and Kinross and Sistema Scotland in Stirling joined Nicola Benedetti to take part in a performance of Vaughan Williams’ Lark Ascending. Based on lines of a poem by George Meredith, Vaughan Williams composed his “pastoral romance for orchestra” prior to the outbreak of the First World War. Taking up the …

Mr D. Eoin Bennet – Memorial Service

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Mr D. Eoin Bennet B.E.M, Perth Youth Orchestra’s longest serving conductor, has died at the age of 80. He was appointed in 1969 and over a period of 32 years he consistently developed the highest standards of performance and musicianship in the young people with whom he worked. He was originally from Dundee and …

President’s Report 2014-15

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The following report was presented at Perth Youth Orchestra’s Annual General Meeting on Monday 28th September, 2015. Perth Youth Orchestra is in its 53rd year. Founded in 1962 by two Perth muisicians, Louis Barnett and John Davie, with a small group of interested parents, it gave its first concert on 25th June 1964. The …

New members tour deposits

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Many thanks to all who attended the Tour Information Evening on Monday evening. It was a great opportunity to set our plans and to respond to individual questions. If you were unable to attend you can still keep in touch with our website/ twitter/ newsletter announcements. Since the results of the auditions were announced …