Musicians from the Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Plymouth will direct a rehearsal for wind bands. Young players will get a feel for what it is like to work in a professional band. As part of a structured rehearsal, they will meet professional musicians who will guide them through some light repertoire, providing a high quality musical experience and shared sense of achievement.
Session 1: 10:30 - 11:30
Session 2: 14:30 - 15:30
Delivered in partnership with:
Royal Marines Band Service
The Royal Marines Band Service is one of the finest military music organisations in the world, offering training to the highest standards including a fully funded BMus degree programme. RM Musicians travel the globe playing on some of the world’s biggest stages.
Joe Broughton, composer and multi-instrumentalist, with percussionist Tom Chapman, from the Urban Folk Quartet, lead high energy workshops of spontaneous improvising, composing, and devising which bring together musicians from across the festival. A long-standing friend of Music for Youth, Joe will be known to many for his passionate playing, his energy, drive and sheer love of making music, and his ability to inspire everyone he works with. This workshop is open to anyone who loves trying new things, and is not to be missed.
Composer and multi-instrumentalist, Joe Broughton tours the world with his Urban Folk Quartet, teaches composition at Birmingham Conservatoire and directs their Folk Ensemble of over 80 musicians. In 2015, he was MFY Artist in Residence and was commissioned to write a new finale for the Music for Youth Proms.
Session 1: 11:45 - 13:00
Session 2: 15:45 - 17:00
Whether or not you are performing on a main stage, all groups who took part in the MFY Regional Festival Series 2016, can register their interest to perform on one of the following Satellite Stages.
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