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First Thing Music – Bring The Day Alive!

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 31/10/2017  Categories: New Opportunities, News, School Music

We can confirm that funding is now in place to begin the Kodaly based research project First Thing Music.  This exciting piece of work is a partnership between Lyndsay Ibbotson, Tees Valley Music Service, The Education Endowment Fund, Royal Society of Arts and the British Kodaly Association. First Thing Music will bring daily music sessions Read more »

Youth Orchestra Triumph At The Sage.

By: Jeff Sawdon  Date: 21/07/2017  Categories: Classical, Concerts, News, TVMS Concerts, Uncategorised

A hot Monday evening, 17th July 2017 saw the Tees Valley Youth Orchestra play to a packed hall One at the Sage Gateshead.  The first half, Romeo & Juliet Suite No2 by Prokofiev, provided a worthy curtain raiser to the main event, the Shostakovitch 10th Symphony.   This work, premiered just after Stalin’s death, has Read more »

Gala Concert 2017

Gala Concert 2017 – Recap

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 12/05/2017  Categories: Concerts, News, TVMS Concerts

The Gala Concert took place at Stockton Baptist Tabernacle on Saturday 6th May. The concert saw all of TVMS’ premier ensembles take part in an awe-inspiring evening of orchestral, jazz and choral music. The event concluded at 9:20pm to a rousing round of applause followed by a standing ovation as the Youth Orchestra performed Pomp Read more »

Opera North Youth Chorus

Opera North Youth Chorus – Young Musicians WANTED

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 10/05/2017  Categories: Concerts, New Opportunities, News, Uncategorised

Opera North Youth Chorus (ONYC) are looking for 15 talented young musicians to join the choir as they prepare to take a new production on tour this Summer. Dr Ferret’s Bad Medicine Roadshow is a one act opera written by Stephen Deazley which is premiering as part of the Buxton Fringe Festival in July. Originally Read more »

Tees Valley Youth Wind Orchestra

Tees Valley Youth Wind Orchestra – Recruiting Now!

By: Jeff Sawdon  Date: 04/05/2017  Categories: New Opportunities, News, Popular Music

Tees Valley Youth Wind Orchestra are looking for enthusiastic musicians who would like to be a part of on of TVMS’ flagship ensembles. Tees Valley Youth Wind Orchestra are especially looking for brass and saxophone pupils, due to a recent shortfall. Also, due to various members of TVYWO leaving the premier ensemble to join other Read more »