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Peterborough Youth Orchestra Summer Workshop

  • PYO Summer Course:
  • Tuesday 30th August - Friday 2nd September  
  • Sessions - 10am – 3.30pm daily
  • The cost of the course is £30.
  • Venue: Ormiston Bushfield Academy, Ortongate, Peterborough, PE2 5RQ

Peterborough Youth Orchestra players are all Grade 6+.

Following the huge success of their inaugural course in August 2016 the Peterborough Youth Orchestra will, once again, be meeting during the forthcoming summer holidays.

Led by their musical director; Robin Norman, assisted by specialist tutors in Strings, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion, the orchestra will hold an intensive course over four days at Ormiston Bushfield Academy in Orton.

The course will culminate in a special Gala Concert - “MUSIC FOR A SUMMER’S EVENING” – performed in St. John the Baptist Church, in Cathedral Square, on Friday 2 September 2016. The Concert will start at 7.30pm. Tickets for the concert are available from the Peterborough Visitor Information Centre (Bridge Street, Peterborough) and cost just £5.00 with free seats for children and students.

The programme will include: Ludwig van Beethoven : Overture “Egmont”, Ralph Vaughan-Williams : “Fantasia on Greensleeves”, Sir Henry Wood : “Fantasia on British Sea Songs” -plus many other classical favourites.

Applications are currently being accepted from all Woodwind, Brass, Percussion and String musicians who are at least grade 6 standard and under 19 years of age.

For further details and to reserve PYO Summer Course places contact Robin Norman via e-mail: