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NYJO Jazz Academy

We had a fantastic workshop with new jazz tutor Joe Browne, who delivered a cracking session, with everyone playing really exciting stuff – a good mix of free improv ideas plus a Rhythm Changes swing piece and Balkan tune in 7/8. Great to have Matthew along as a pianist and […]


NYCGB Fellowship Programme 2019-20

An outstanding full-year development programme for aspiring choral leaders The NYCGB Fellowship Programme invites applications from outstanding young choral musicians who want to develop their skills as performers, leaders and professionals. Fellows will receive a fully-funded Section-Leader place in the 2019/20 National Youth Choir of Great Britain including a tour […]


National Youth Folk Ensemble Sampler Day Workshops

Explore English folk music, learn from inspiring tutors and play with other young musicians from your region. Take part in a FREE day of creative folk music workshops and, if you want to, audition for the National Youth Folk Ensemble. For 14-18 year old instrumentalists. Saturday 1 June – Durham […]


Askham Town Silver Band

Where: The Band Hall, Askham When: 7pm Wednesday Evenings Askam Town Silver Band are working hard to rebuild the band. As part of this they are offering lessons for any learners that are interested. New players for senior band are also welcome.  


NYJO Regional Academy – Apply Now!

Next Session: 15 June 10:30 – 4:00   Cumbria is lucky to host one of only 4 National Youth Jazz Orchestra Regional Academies in the country. Supported by experienced NYJO tutors, the Academy teaches young people the balance of skills that every jazz musicians needs – reading, improvisation, aural & […]