What’s on?


Mar
3
Sun
Cumbria Youth Choir Rehearsal @ Trinity School, Carlisle
Mar 3 all day
Cumbria Youth Orchestra Rehearsal @ Trinity School, Carlisle
Mar 3 all day
Mar
7
Thu
Musical Futures: Just Play Training Day @ Trinity School, Carlisle
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Recommended for use at primary (Years 4-6) and secondary (Years 7-9), the Just Play resources are designed to enable non-specialists or primary generalists to deliver engaging music lessons for their students.

This workshop is ideal for building essential musical and instrumental skills in both primary and secondary stages of education from years 4–9 (ages 8-14) and includes Musical Futures full Just Play resource and Everyone Can Play ukulele resource plus a sample half termly plan, teacher notes, class materials and playalongs all ready for classroom use straight away. The approach is designed to engage students in whole class music making by providing a simple step by step resource that supports the development of instrumental skills on drums, guitar, bass, keyboard and ukulele.

  • Understand how to deliver outstanding lessons that are rooted in active music making Explore ways to ensure that students are fully engaged in lessons
    Develop confidence in promoting and identifying outstanding progress in music learning
    Develop classroom approaches that provide a catalyst to involve all students,  including disadvantaged groups, in extra-curricular music making
    Build essential performance skills amongst students that will promote achievement and attainment in music

Cumbria Music Hub are offering this training to Cumbria Teachers for a special reduced rate of £120

Mar
9
Sat
National Youth Jazz Orchestra Concert @ Great Hall, Lancaster University
Mar 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

7.30pm, 9 March 2019
Great Hall, Lancaster University

NYJO is a glittering showcase for the UK’s finest young professional jazz musicians, combining a hard-swinging rhythm section and a raft of hugely talented soloists, to bring you the very best in British big-band jazz. Under the Artistic Direction of Mark Armstrong, the 23-piece orchestra perform around 40 concerts a year nationally and internationally, and aim to inspire the next generation of young jazz musicians with education work wherever they tour. Over its 53-year history, NYJO has helped launch the careers of many of the country’s most renowned jazz musicians including Guy Barker, Amy Winehouse, Mark Nightingale and Mercury Award nominee Laura Jurd.

In tonight’s concert, expect a variety of well-known jazz classics alongside new brand commissions from some of today’s most exciting composers in the genre. We will kick-off tonight’s concert with a short performance from the talented young jazzers from the NYJO Regional Academy in Cumbria & Lancashire.

Tickets are selling fast.

 

Mar
16
Sat
Girls in Jazz @ BlueJam Art Space, Penrith
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mar
22
Fri
NYJO Jazz CPD event @ BlueJam, Mostyn Hall
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

National Youth Jazz Orchestra – CPD evening for teachers and music practitioners.

Mar
23
Sat
NYJO Regional Academy @ North Lakes Primary School
Mar 23 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

National Youth Jazz Orchestra Regional Academy workshop/rehearsal.

Apr
28
Sun
Cumbria Youth Choir Rehearsal @ Trinity School, Carlisle
Apr 28 all day
Cumbria Youth Orchestra Rehearsal @ Trinity School, Carlisle
Apr 28 all day