Congratulations to the 16 children who performed in the 'Young Voices 2019' concert in Genting Arena, Birmingham!
What an amazing night, fantastic atmosphere, wonderful musical experience and great residential for us all!
We even had a snowy end to the night! How exciting!
Thank you for being such a brilliant group to take away overnight! We were so proud of you!
Year 5, we can't wait to take some of you, in January 2020! Remember to show that commitment to Harmony Choir!
A reminder that Harmony Choir and Orchestra start rehearsing again on Tuesday 8th January, 3.15 to 5.00pm.
Welcome to our many new Harmony Choir members! Thank you for the commitment that you have shown to your singing and the choir. If you were invited to join this choir towards the end of last term, you need to have returned the signed consent form in order to come along to Harmony Choir on Tuesdays.
We have another busy term of concerts coming up!...more information to follow!
For the first two weeks (Tuesday 8th January and Tuesday 15th January), we will just be singing for the entire session (with breaks!) so the children don't need to bring their instruments! The children who normally leave at 4.15, after the Orchestra club part, for other commitments, are obviously still welcome to attend for their usual hour and sing with us!
After these initial two weeks, we will start Orchestra again, but this will most likely be a shorter weekly rehearsal than before (probably just the first 30/40 minutes) in order for us to have plenty of time for the children to learn a new programme of songs for a concert later in the term! Again, the children who are only orchestra members are welcome to stay and be collected at their usual time.
From January 2019, the children in the Harmony Choir's regular commitment to their Tuesday choir rehearsals will be recorded and used when we decide which children to invite to 'Young Voices 2020'! This year, the children participating in the 'Young Voices 2019' overnight trip had all attended every single Tuesday rehearsal and concert during the spring and summer terms, except when they were absent through illness or a medical appointment. In fact, our 'Young Voices 2019' choir was still oversubscribed, even from children who had shown full commitment. If you wish to be considered for the 'Young Voices 2020' concert trip, you need to show your full commitment to Harmony Choir rehearsals and concerts throughout the spring and summer terms!
Our extra-curricular Music clubs are continuing to flourish! A huge well done to the talented children involved in these.
Tuesdays - Orchestra (28 members) - Miss York and Mrs Taylor
Children invited to join in Years 5 and 6 when they have been learning an orchestral instrument for a year
Harmony Choir (currently 60 members) - Miss York
4.15-5.00 (bring a quiet activity for 3.15-4.15!)
Children invited to join in Years 5 and 6 when they have shown commitment to the Orchestra and/or 'Christmas Choir' by attending rehearsals and performing at the evening concert
Thursdays - Recorders - Mrs Llewellyn
Year 4 children who signed up in September
We are enjoying rehearsing with these enthusiastic young musicians!
Dates for your diaries!
Friday 18th January to Saturday 19th January 2019 - 'Young Voices' Concert and Residential in Birmingham!