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Bring Your Day Alive – First Thing Music Launch

By: Adam Cooper  Date: 05/12/2017  Categories: New Opportunities, News, School Music, TVMS/School Partnership Events

First Thing Music – Official Statement “It was in the January of 2015 that I first met Susan Robertson from Tess Valley Music Service. We were at a Musinc event in Stockton, and we had been listening to a presentation by Douglas Lonie, Research and Evaluation Manager at Youth Music. It was becoming obvious that Read more »

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 »