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Hampshire Jazz Centre

Starts Sunday 1 October 2017
Brookfield Community School
Following on from the launch event in July, the Hampshire Jazz Centre will seek to provide musically enriching opportunities for young musicians in the field of jazz. This will include improvisation sessions, practical workshops on functional harmony, as well as combo and large ensemble experiences for...
Young saxophone, trumpettrombonebasskeyboard and percussion players of grade/stage 5standard and above
There will be at least four sessions before a concert each term.
£10 per session, or £40 for the full term if you wish.
Bookings will be available soon through the Hantsweb Shop.


Hampshire County Youth Choir are holding their Open Day

Sunday 1 October 2017, 10.30am – 4pm
Mountbatten School, Romsey
Do you love to sing or know someone that does?
We invite 7-18 year olds to join us for our FREE Open Day for a series of workshops and performances alongside current members.
Each age group will be starting and ending at different times during the day, so please book and then we’ll confirm your start and end time.
Please visit their website for more details of the choirs and rehearsals as well as to bookwww.hcyc.hmsensembles.org.uk


‘Into the Deep’ for bass instruments

Sunday 15 October 2017, 10.30am – 5pm
Perins School, Alresford
We invite young players of bass instruments, grade/stage 1-8, for a day with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra musicians
Come and be a part of this free inspirational day, learning with professional musicians from a highly acclaimed orchestra.
Young bassoontromboneeuphoniumtubacello and double bass players, grade/stage 1-8, will form a one-off ensemble and perform in a concert to family and friends. Book your place now


First and Early Access Area Ensembles
Launched last year, we continue the first and early access ensembles across the county for those who have completed 1-2 terms of instrumental learning. Getting new learners in ensembles boosts retention and their progress.
Alton Flyer: Alton College Music Dept, Tuesdays 4.30 – 5.30pm
Andover Flyer: Portway Junior School, Tuesdays 4 – 5pm (keyboard players also welcome)
Basingstoke Flyer: Queen Mary’s College, 4.45 – 5.45pm
Havant Flyer: St Alban’s Primary School, Mondays 3.45 – 4.45pm


 Petersfield Area Schools String Orchestra have a new Director

Wednesdays during term time, 5-6pm

Petersfield School
From September the new Director of PASSO will be Sue Bint, a violinist with a wealth of experience as a teacher,
performer and coach of string players. She leads the Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra and is an examiner for the ABRSM
Get in touch with Hampshire Music Service to register you interest in joining this great strings area ensemble
Music.service@hants.gov.uk 023 8065 2037