Youth Orchestra open with 53rd season

Coventry Youth Orchestra. Image from www.cyo.co.uk
Coventry Youth Orchestra. Image from www.cyo.co.uk

Young musicians will play their way into their 53rd season of concert with a grand opening show this month.

The City of Coventry Youth Orchestra will open on October 19 with a performance at King Henry VII School.

Included in this season’s programme will be music by Schubert, Strauss and Grieg performed by soloist Michael Revell- Horn and conductor Brian Chappell.

Concert starts at 2.30pm, tickets £8 from the door.

The orchestra has grown in reputation and stature and toured around the world.

New members always welcome to audition or try out a rehearsal. String players should be at grade 5 or 6 standard. Percussion grade 6 and woodwind grade 7.

Rehearsals are held every Friday evening in term time 7pm to 9.45pm at Blue Coat School in Coventry.

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