FREE - Orchestra Workshop Extravaganza - POSTPONED

FREE - Orchestra Workshop Extravaganza - POSTPONED

Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020, 15:30 - 18:00

Venue: The Hinckley Academy, Butt Lane, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 1LE

Please note that this event has ben postponed.

On Tuesday 31st March 2020 we are holding a special after school 'Orchestral Workshop Extravaganza' at The Hinckley Academy, Butt Lane, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 1LE for all orchestral instrumentalists from Grade 1 upwards.

We are offering this special opportunity to all talented young musicians in the Hinckley and Bosworth Areas. The workshop extravaganza will be led by Garry Sleath, the Conductor of the Hinckley Area Schools Orchestra supported by the Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub. Extra support from specialist teachers will be present to help engage the learning of the session. All the teaching staff are fully DBS checked.

The Hinckley Area Schools Orchestra, in its previous guise, has played in some fantastic venues over the years, such as Bedworth Civic Hall, Proms in the Park, Belvoir Castle, The Birmingham Symphony Hall, The Royal Festival Hall, and most memorable of all performing the Finale of the Schools Proms to a packed Royal Albert Hall in 2007.

Plan for the Orchestra workshop:
Your young musician will be playing a selection of music including the musical 'Wicked', the lively 'Espana' and of course the ever popular 'Happy'. The rehearsal will give them the chance to practice with help from specialist teachers, and later to show off some of what they've been learning in a performance situation. This is an excellent and enjoyable opportunity for your child to develop their skills playing alongside other young musicians in the local area as part of an ensemble.

The session will run as follows:
3.30pm Registration Please bring your own music stand named, if you have one.
4.00pm - 4.40pm Rehearsal 1
4.40pm- 5.00pm Break- We will have chocolate biscuits!
5.00pm- 5.40pm Rehearsal 2
5.40pm- 6.00pm Performance to parents

If your child really enjoys the free session they will be invited to join the Orchestra on a permanent basis.

Current information about the Orchestra below:
Hinckley Area Schools Orchestra (HASO)
Conductor: Mr. Garry Sleath
Subsequent Rehearsals: Each Friday, term-time only
Location: Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre – Main Hall
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Cost: Free
Standard Required: Grade 1 +. Suitable for violins, viola, cello double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba and tuned/kit (must read) percussion, bass, keyboard and piano.

What to do next:
If you are interested in coming along to the 'Orchestra Workshop Extravaganza' please register for your place by clicking here, then please enter Hinckley Area Orchestral Extravaganza for Question 1

We very much hope you are able to support these groups and we look forward to planning further exciting performance opportunities and as a result, taking music in the Hinckley area on from strength to strength. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about the above information.

Best wishes
Natasha Pattinson
Tel: 0116 3050414
Mob: 07939 449141
Natasha.pattinson@leics.gov.uk

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Partners

  • Arts
  • 70th Logo
  • Music And Culture
  • LCC
  • LCC 2
  • Viva
  • Philharmonia
  • Darbar
  • Soft Touch Arts
  • Bullfrog
  • Awards for Young Musicians
  • Orchestras Live
  • Pedestrian
  • SoundLincs
  • Transformance Music
  • Spark Childrens Festival
  • Leicester City Football Club Community Trust
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain