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Musica Kirklees / Events / Tue 23 to Wed 24 May 2017 (2 days)

Taster Sessions - Brass, Soul, Jazz, Rock, World & Orchestral

Taster Sessions - Brass, Soul, Jazz, Rock, World & Orchestral

Musica Kirklees's ensembles are build around people like you, so whether you're ready to jump in and join us, or if you just want to see what we're all about, we look forward to meeting you on May 23 and 24.

Taster sessions are all held at Netherhall Learning Campus High School, Nether Hall Avenue, Rawthorpe, Huddersfield, HD5 9PG. Please email gill.mcdowell@musicakirklees.org if you'd like to visit or take part. Taster sessions are as follows:

MUSICA YOUTH BRASS 6.00 - 7.00pm, Tuesday May 23
Musica Youth Brass (MYB) is a brass band for young musicians (up to age 18) from grade 1 onwards. MYB enjoy playing a range of styles of brass music and have even performed their music as part of a professional circus show!
Speak to the band leader, find out about brass instruments or join in with the band at MYB’s taster session.

MUSICA SOUL BAND 5.15 - 6.15pm, Tuesday May 23
Musica Soul Band is open to musicians of all ages. With expert guidance, players of grade 5+ ability will explore the techniques, sounds and group dynamics of soul music.
Bring your instrument for an inspiring taster session playing with Musica Soul Band, or sit back and enjoy the music.

MUSICA YOUTH JAZZ 7.30 - 8.30pm, Tuesday May 23
Musica Youth Jazz (MYJ) musicians and singers are age 21 and under and like to explore jazz, funk, swing and big band sounds. The award-winning group has some of the best young jazz musicians in Kirklees and is always looking to develop future talent. Members are usually grade 5+ woodwind, brass, percussionists and vocalists - play along or meet the band at MYJ’s taster session.

MUSICA ROCK SCHOOL 6.00 - 7.00pm, Wednesday May 24
Musica Rock School is the place where rock musicians of all ages go for coaching to get the most out of their playing with Skills Sessions, Band Coaching and an Adult Electric Guitar Group. Call into the taster session to see the bands in action or bring your instrument and take part. Beginner to advanced musicians welcome.

MUSICA AFRICAN DRUMMING 6.30 - 7.30pm, Wednesday May 24
Musica African Drumming has a loyal following and is open to adults with an interest in world music. No musical experience is necessary and instruments are provided. The group offers guidance for beginners and experienced percussionist in the techniques of African Drumming and the group enjoy socialising and learning together.

MUSICA YOUTH ORCHESTRA 7.30 - 9.15pm, Wednesday May 24
Musica Youth Orchestra (MYO) has a reputation for excellence and is open to instrumentalists age 21 and under. The orchestra plays a varied repertoire and enjoys regular performances and collaborations. They are always looking for future talent and welcome woodwind, percussion, and brass players grade 6+ and string players grade 4+ to their taster session.
String players are invited to an additional session with MUSICA YOUTH STRINGS (MYS), part of MYO, starting at 6.30pm.

For more information visit http://www.kirkleesmusicschool.org.uk/central-ensembles/ensembles-overview

Event Location

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Netherhall Learning Campus High School

Nether Hall Avenue
Rawthorpe
Huddersfield
HD5 9PG

Telephone: 01484 426 426
Email: gill.mcdowell@musicakirklees.org
Website: http://www.kirkleesmusicschool.org.uk/central-ensembles/ensembles-overview

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