Youngsters to star in concert

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By The Bristol Post | Monday, November 26, 2012, 17:06

A CHRISTMAS concert featuring talented children singing and playing instruments will take place this Saturday.

The Thornbury Area Music Trust involves youngsters aged eight to 18 who play in orchestras, wind bands and string orchestras, as well as singing in choirs.

The inaugural concert takes place at Thornbury Baptist Church at 10.30am, with doors opening at 10.15am.

The concert will feature a mix of ensembles and musical styles – from Strauss polkas to some Norwegian String Orchestra repertoire, from Malcolm Arnold's symphonic works to Christmas carols.

It will also feature the South Cotswold Youth Ensembles.

Thornbury Area Music Trust is a charitable trust, run by volunteers to serve the young musicians of Thornbury and the surrounding area.

The trust's aim is to maintain and enhance youth music making in South Gloucestershire, and to promote excellence in music in a fun a friendly atmosphere.

For more information ring 01454 415454 or email info@thornbury-



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    This was a superb concert with around 100 young musicians having a really great time performing to their parents and other relatives as well as members of the local community. One of the highlights was the premier performance of a piece of music that had been composed by the lead cellist of the senior orchestra. Fred Moore, in the 1st year 6th of Hanham High School received a tremendous ovation for this composition and how it had been played by the orchestra.
    If there are any young musicians between the ages of 8 and 18 who would like to join the music centre which meets at Marlwood School during term time (12th January 2013 next session) - please come along for a non obligatory session.
    Please visit the web site for more details.

    By jubileedrive at 13:09 on 03/12/12

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