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INFANTS & JUNIORS ADRIAN BOULT HALL 11:00-19:20

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PReSenTeR Michelle Holloway MuSiC MenToRS Jane Sebba if you hadn’t chosen a career in music, what would you have done?  Iwouldbeatraveljournalist,although whereverItravelledto,I’dgotohearsome localmusicbeingperformed,asthat’spart ofthejoyoftravelling. during your own studies, who inspired you? Sharingahousewithamusiciancalled JeremySamschangedmymusicalpath. Heintroducedmetotheartofimprovisation andshowedmehoweasyitistocompose; andhegavemeonelessononhispiano accordionandthenIwasoff,playingthe mostsociableinstrumentofall. Sarah watts what are the cells that make up your musical dnA? Mymotherwasajazzpianistandplayed indancebandsduringthewar. Sheencouragedmetoimprovisefromthe ageofaboutthree.Myfatherplayedthe violin(quitebadly)buthewasanexcellent cartoonist. what was the last recording you bought or downloaded? TheRobertFarnonharmonicaconcerto. what elements do you think go towards a great performance?  Somethingthatpullsyouin,takesyou somewhereelseandmakesyouwantto joinin!  THe AliCe dinG AwARd PReSenTed in MeMoRY oF AliCe dinG Alicewasadelightfulpersonwhosemusical talentshonethroughherviolinplaying. Shewasaverypopularleaderofthe NorthamptonshireCountyJuniorOrchestra andhersmileusedtolightuprehearsals.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

PReSenTeR Rob Farrer MuSiC MenToRS Sam dunkley during your own studies, who inspired you? HughNankivellwasacommunitymusician whodidsomelecturingatHuddersfieldUni whilstIwasthere.AlthoughInowworkas acommunitymusicianIdidn’teverhave anyformaltraininginthisareabutIdid getinvolvedinasmanyofhiscommunity groupsandprojectsasIcould–Ipreferto learnbydoing. what’s been your most memorable musical experience? ConductingtheEastRidingofYorkshire MassedChoirattheMFYSchoolsProm in2008.Itwasafantasticopportunity foreveryoneinvolved–4,000audience members,500youngpeople,50teachers, 15dancers,10instrumentalistsandme! Andy Grappy what was the last concert you went to? IwenttoseeBeyoncéatGlastonburyand beforethatitwasmydaughter’sschool concert.Sheplaysthecelloandtheconcert featuredlotsofgradeonepieces.Itwas thrillingasaparenttoseesomuchprogress insuchashorttime.Bothconcertswere fullofenergy,funandcreativity.I’malso thinkingI’dliketoplaythecello! what’s been your most memorable musical experience? Mymostmemorablemusicalexperienceto datewasmyfirstconcertwiththeLondon SymphonyOrchestra,probablythefirsttime IreallybelievedIcouldhaveacareeras aplayer. There are lots of changes going on in the world of music education. what is your vision of the future? Aworldinwhichmusic-makingispart ofoureveryday,wheremusicisvalued andsharedbyeveryoneandisusedto communicate,educateandstimulate. what’s the best advice anyone ever gave you? Enjoywhatyoudo,listen,contribute, beawareandkeeplearning.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

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MONDAY 4 JULY INFANTS & JUNIORS SYMPHONY HALL 10:45–19:20 * StudentComposititon



10:45 

THE CO-OPERATIVE JUNIOR WIND BAND

Crewe, Cheshire Age 7-13 Musical director  EmmaClark Band Manager JackieDavies Fanfare for an occasion AlanFernie Festival March NickMills Yellow Bird arrAlanFernie Mystery Mansion DavidBellwood JF Rock LizHawke Tequila! arr Alan Fernie 

LECKHAMPTON SCHOOL INFANT CHOIR

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Age 5-7 Conductor  JanetCrompton don’t Touch Me, i’m a Hedgehog! HelenWright The dolphin Song RebeccaLawrence i am the light ThomasHewitt-Jones wannabe SueNicholls 

LLANDAFF CITY PRIMARY SCHOOL ORCHESTRA

Cardiff, South Glamorgan Age 7-11 Conductor MatthewHardy Man in the Mirror Ballard,Garrett Ar Hyd Y nos (All through the night) Trad Star wars JohnWilliams All arr M Hardy 

THE DRAGON SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR & ORCHESTRA

Oxford, Oxfordshire Age 9-13 Musical director GeraldHopkin Conductor LizVanTromp Hallelujah Chorus Handel Gloria Vivaldi

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SILKSTONE COMMON JUNIOR & INFANT SCHOOL ORCHESTRA

SUSSEx ROAD JUNIOR CHOIR

SMITHY BRIDGE BRASS BAND

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COMBINED AREA ACADEMY JUNIOR STRINGS

Barnsley, South Yorkshire Age 7-11 Conductor KathrynSmith Russian Rumpus HelenButterworth laura’s lullaby HelenButterworth Stamping Song HelenButterworth Cossacks Katherine&HughColledge arr K Smith 

BLACKPOOL YOUTH BAND

Blackpool, Lancashire Age 9-14 Musical director BrentWarren Music Advisor AndrewWhite let me entertain you RobbieWilliams arr Cameron Mabon She’s the one RobbieWilliams arr Cameron Mabon The eye of the Tiger JamesPeterik,Frank Sullivan arr Cameron Mabon Crimebusters (The Sweeney & Hawaii Five-o) HarrySouth,MortonStevens arr Rom Stanko 

THE WALTON OAK JUNIOR CHOIR

Walton-on-Thames, Surrey Age 7-11 Musical director MHarte Accompanist ShaneThomas(Year6) Angels don’t die* ShaneThomas Steam Train LinMarsh 

THE ABBEY SCHOOL LOWER JUNIOR CHOIR Reading, Berkshire Age 7-9 Head of Music/Musical director RuthAdams Accompanist SachaHeard Paddy on the Railway English/Irish Butterfly Catherine&AlanSimmons isodora VoFletcher do-Re-Mi Rodgers,Hammerstein

Tonbridge, Kent Age 7-11 Musical director KateLePage lady dressed in white LindaMarsh Rhythm of life CyColeman arr Richard Barnes 

FEEDBACK

13:00– 13:25 

LUNCH

1 HOUR 

ST ANDREW’S SCHOOL CHOIR Streatham, London Age 7-11 Musical director FrancescaMosconi Five eyes CArmstrongGibbs Macavity, the Mystery Cat LloydWebber arr N Hare Cat and Mouse Games MAbbs 

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY JUNIOR STRINGS Northamptonshire Age 8-11 Conductors JaneHargrave, CarlySephton Conquistador DeborahBakerMonday Gaelic Air & dance Trad arr D Baker Monday 

NETHER GREEN JUNIOR SCHOOL ORCHESTRA Sheffield, South Yorkshire Age 8-11 Musical director/Conductor TomHeritage Assistant directors KathrynWinson,Emma Price Jamaican Farewell TradJamaican Aladdin Menken,Ashman,Rice All arr Jan Van Der Goot

Rochdale, Lancashire Age 7-11 Conductor LeeRigg everybody arr C Barnes Concert overture arr Francis Clifford Colonel Bogey KennethAllford Scooby doo arr Cameron Mabon Snake, Rattle ‘n’ Roll arr Keith Starachan 

KMS COLNE VALLEY JUNIOR STRINGS

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age 6-11 Musical director RalphBarker Blues & Things for Strings i String Street Stomp ii looking for Hidden Treasure iii Big Sounds Best iv Half Term Blues RalphBarker 

ST ELPHEGE’S SCHOOL INFANT CHOIR Wallington, Surrey Age 4-7 Musical director FrancesHawkes Assistant Musical director VidaQuansah Singing Playground arr Ledgard, S Vango, U Weber 

STUDLEY GREEN SINGERS

Trowbridge, Wiltshire Age 4-11 Musical director HeatherAdcock Assistant director/ Accompanist LesleyPrendergast Hear the wind EmilyCrocker i Hear the Band SueNicholls where is the love? BlackEyedPeas arr Lesley Prendergast 

TLA YEAR 7 STEELBAND Littlehampton, West Sussex Age 11-12 Musical director LeeNelson Billionaire TravieMcCoy Hallelujah LeonardCohen dynamite TaioCruz All arr Lee Nelson

16:20– 16:45 

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ST JOSEPH’S CHOIR & ORCHESTRA

Oxford, Oxfordshire Age8-11 director EdwinaVernon Conductor CarolineHobbs-Smith look at the world JohnRutter Mama Mia Ulvaeus,Andersson All arr Caroline Hobbs-Smith 

ROCHDALE JUNIOR BRASS BAND Rochdale, Greater Manchester Age7-13 Musical director HayleyWalsh Band Co-ordinator JulieMorris Highland Cathedral Foolin About Tijuana Taxi A Team 

WM & AC TOP BRASS TEENIES

Wellingborough, Northamptonshire Age9-13 Musical director RuthAllen Choreography & Staging SarahWise vive la France! Can-Can Offenbach arr Gary Young French Folk Song Trad arr Mike Frederick Barcarolle Offenbach arr Ruth Allen Frere Jacques Swings AdrianBiddulph Theme from 1812 overture Tchaikovsky arr John Higgins 

WITHYCOMBE STOMP Exmouth, Devon Age10-11 Musical director GillChalkley Skeletones* WithycombeStomp arr Gill Chalkley

Cambridgeshire Age8-11 Conductor NeilBrowne wexford Circle ElliotDelBorgo Shoe Symphony JohnCaponegro 

CROMPTON HOUSE SCHOOL JUNIOR ORCHESTRA

Shaw, Greater Manchester Age10-13 Conductor JaneBrammall String Street Stomp RalphBarker March of the Mouse Battalion CarrieLaneGruselle Rhythm ‘n’ Blues SoonHeeNewbold 

ST MARY’S RC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Clapham, London Age9-11 Music Co-ordinator JulieMcCann Accompanist TamaraVasylenko william Tell overture Rossini arr David R Bellwood Chinese dragon dance* StMary’sSchoolOrchestra The lord is my Shepherd HGoodall Ain’t no Mountain High enough VSimpson,NAshford 

ST JAMES C OF E BRASS BAND

Rochdale, Lancashire Age7-11 Conductor GwenSmith Zoo Ball KeithStrachan 

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18:55– 19:20 


MONDAY 4 JULY INFANTS & JUNIORS ADRIAN BOULT HALL 11:00–19:20 * StudentComposititon



11:00 

SPRATTON HALL SCHOOL JAZZ BAND

Northampton, Northamptonshire Age9-13 Musical director NicolaMorrell woodchopper's Ball JoeBishop,WoodyHerman louie, louie RichardBerry All arr Michael Sweeney 

HARMONIA YOUTH SINGERS

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Age6-11 director KirstyBody double Talk NancyTelfer engine, engine TradAmerican arr Jo McNally California dreamin' JohnPhillips arr Milt Rogers Furrem be me Heen TradGaelic 

"STRINGS & THINGS"

Daventry, Northamptonshire Age6-10 director/instrumental Teacher JaneHargrave Thing-a-mi-Jig Franks,Pring uncle Sam HilaryBurgonyne Siesta HilaryBurgonyne Toodle Pip EdwardHuwJones Tango HilaryBurgonyne Patricks Reel Trad 

MANORSIDE SAMBA BAND

Finchley, London Age8-11 Musical director HannahMalhotra Batida do Coracao 

UKE 'N' PLAY

King's Lynn, Norfolk Age9-11 Musical director JessicaBerners Assistant director BrianEade Sing a Rainbow ArthurHamilton arr J Berners, B Eade Caribbean Rhythm Round Duckett,Price arr J Berners ukulele Ceilidh - Mairi's wedding Trad arr J Berners, B Eade











TRINITY SAMBA BAND

THE BIG BANG AFRICAN DRUMMERS

BUCKINGHAM ALLSTARS

ST ELPHEGE'S STRINGS

ST ANDREW'S BRASS ENSEMBLE

Taunton, Somerset Age9-12 Headteacher NigelBright Samba Rock* TrinitySambaBand Samba Trinity* TrinitySambaBand Samba Funk* TrinitySambaBand  PIPSqUEAKS London Age8-11 Conductor FredGreenhill Assistant Conductor FredaGreenhill Gospel Rock JockMcKenzie Men of Harlech TradWelsh arr Greenhill Ground Bass JockMcKenzie Catch a Falling Star Vance,Pockiss Trumpet voluntary JeremiahClarke arr Clarke 

ST JOHN'S CATHOLIC PRIMARY ORCHESTRA Trowbridge, Wiltshire Age7-11 Conductor LindaFuller The Pink Panther HenryMancini arr Linda Fuller in the Mood JoeGarland 

FEEDBACK

13:0013:25 

LUNCH

1 HOUR 

Sheffield, South Yorkshire Age8-12 director BertRogers king kong TradAfrican arr Heald, Rogers kaki lambe TradAfrican arr Rogers Sinta TradAfrican arr Rogers Horse! TradAfrican arr Rogers, Students 

MALTMAN'S BELLES Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire Age9-11 Conductor ViennaGuy St Anthony Chorale Haydn The Man on the Flying Trapeze GLeybourne All arr S Berry, J Valey 

TRIFLE WITH CHILDREN 2

Exmouth, Devon Age9-10 Musical director GillChalkley From Spring to winter* TriflewithChildren2 arr Gill Chalkley 

HULL TRAINING PERCUSSION GROUP Hull, East Yorkshire Age8-13 Conductor JayneHunt Sword Fight JHunt Stick to it JHunt 

WEST LYNN COUNT US IN!

King's Lynn, Norfolk Age5-7 Musical director JessicaBerners Assistant director JulieLister i like to be in America Bernstein Jazzamatazz SarahWatts Got the e B G B's SarahWatts Senwa dedende Trad All arr J Berners, J Lister

Hull, East Yorkshire Age9-11 Percussion Tutor TomLawrence City/Cat/Balloon* BuckinghamAllStars 

MOORFIELD SWING BAND Ilkley, West Yorkshire Age8-10 director of Music LynseyClark Swing low/when the Saints Anon Swinging Brown Jug Anon Groovy Blues LClark All arr L Clark 

ST JOSEPH'S MIDDLESBROUGH TAIKO GROUP

Middlesbrough, Teesside Age8-9 Musical director PhilMcFarlane Assistant director MissMurray douYou daiko PhilMcFarlane Matsuri PhilMcFarlane 

ST JAMES RECORDER GROUP

Rochdale, Lancashire Age9-11 Jester GwenSmith See the Conquering Hero Comes Handel Ronde Susato Greensleeves HenryVIII Pastime with Good Company HenryVIII 

FEEDBACK

16:3517:00 

BREAK

10 MINS



Wallington, Surrey Age9-10 Music Co-ordinator GwenRussell wider opportunities Teachers PhilAslangul, CaroleWileman Airplane ThomasGregory Sailing Home ThomasGregory Hokey Cokey Trad Boogie Bass DavidBrooker 

LINTHWAITE TAIKO GROUP

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age10-11 Shimubyashi Trad Baatchi Ha* LinthwaiteTaikoGroup Stick Stax* LinthwaiteTaikoGroup 

ST MARY'S TUDOR MINSTRELS

Whitstable, Kent Age10-11 director DeborahPorro la Morisque Susato Ah Robin, Gentle Robin WilliamCornish now is the Month of Maying ThomasMorely Galliard AnthonyHolborne 

Oxford, Oxfordshire Age9-11 Conductor MarkProwen James Bond MontyNorman Tinga layo TradWestIndianSong The lion Sleeps Tonight RenewedbyWeiss, Peretti,Creatore excerpt from william Tell overture Rossini All arr Mark Prowen 

ROCHDALE JUNIOR BIG BAND Rochdale, Lancashire Age9-13 Co-ordinator PeterReynoldson Musical director IanNelson Gonna Fly now BillConti Sentimental Journey BudGreen Proud Mary JohnFogerty 

FEEDBACK

18:5519:20 

LUTLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL YEAR 3 CHOIR

Halesowen, West Midlands Age7-8 Music Co-ordinator/Year 3 Class Teacher MargaretJones Bassez down TradCaribbeanCalypso i love the Flowers Trad latin lingo JanFaulkner Roller Ghoster AlanSimmons 

DULWICH PREP BIG BAND Dulwich, London Age11-13 Musical director KevinStreet Moondance VanMorrison arr C Charman li'l darlin' NealHefti arr J Novak Jazz Police GordonGoodwin arr Mike Lewis

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TUESDAY 5 JULY JUNIOR & SENIOR CHOIRS 







JUNIOR CHOIRS SYMPHONY HALL 10:30-18:50

SENIOR CHOIRS TOWN HALL 10:30-19:50

SENIOR CHOIRS ADRIAN BOULT HALL 17:30-19:40

WORKSHOPS

PReSenTeR Rob Farrer MuSiC MenToRS leonora davies There are lots of changes going on in the world of music education. what is your vision of the future? Musichasthepowertochangelivesand weknowitdoes,so,levelouttheplaying fieldssoallyoungpeoplecanhaveequal opportunities. who is your favourite musician or performing group right now and why? LadysmithBlackMambazo–theyperform notjustfromtheheartbutfromdeep,deep insidetheirsouls. what’s the best advice anyone ever gave you? JohnPaynter–Don’tteachanyoneanything thattheywillhaveto‘unlearn’later. Sam dunkley describe yourself in musical directions. Collavoce.Adlibitum. what’s the best advice anyone ever gave you? Mydadalwaystoldmetokeepsmiling. Itryto–especiallyafterwrongnotes! what was the last concert you went to? GamelanSetarPetakattheUniversity ofYork.Theywerejoinedbystudentsfrom WoldgateCollegeanddancersfromthe NorthernSchoolofContemporaryDance aswellasachoir–Ihadneverhearda RequiemforGamelanandchoirbefore.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

PReSenTeR will Horner MuSiC MenToRS Gillian dibden if you hadn’t chosen a career in music, what would you have done? Iwouldhavestillenteredtheteaching professionasitwaswhatIalwayswanted todo–probablymodernlanguages. what are the cells that make up your musical dnA? Passion,commitment,energyandaloveof leadershipofallkindsofpeopleofallages. if you could recommend one recording, what would it be? King’sCollege,Cambridge-Fauré’s ‘Requiem’withSirDavidWillcocks conductingandBobChilcottasthetreble soloistandtherichorchestrationthathas doubleviolasandcellos. eric Tebbett what has your musical journey been to date? Tell us about the various twists, turns, ups and downs of your career. FrombeingatrumpetplayerintheNYOto becomingaprofessionalsinger,mycareer hastakenmeallroundtheworldasa performer/teacher/examiner/adjudicator. who is your favourite musician or performing group right now and why? King’sSingers/TheBlackDykeBand- sheerexcellence! what was the last concert you went to? BrahmsLiebeslieder/Requiemperformed byNorthamptonPhilharmonicChoir.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

PReSenTeR Music for Youth MuSiC MenToRS Suzy digby (lady eatwell) oBe who are your musical heroes? AlfredBrendel,Bach,Beethoven, LadyGaga,BobbyMcFerrin. if you could be joined by any musician as co-music mentor, who would they be? GustavoDudamel. who is your favourite musician or performing group right now and why? IFagiolini–attractive,brilliantyoungsingers presenting‘old’musicinexciting,incredibly inventiveways. what elements do you think go towards a great performance? Preparation,preparation,preparation.Start fromthetextandaveryclearvision. Adey Grummet what has your musical journey been to date? Tell us about the various twists, turns, ups and downs of your career.Career high–singingahugesite-specificevent withTheShout,30feetupintheairon ascissorlift,singingto20,000peoplein Stavanger,Norway.Careerlow–a13-week tourtotinytheatresofatrulydreadful pieceofopera–itwasallsobadIfelt embarrassedeverynight. who are your musical heroes? Britten,Poulenc,Bernstein,StephenMcNeff, MikeHenry,OrlandoGough. what are you most looking forward to at the national Festival? what do you enjoy about being a MFY Mentor? Igetveryexcitedseeingthehugenumbers ofyoungpeoplebeingsopassionateand hard-workingaboutsomethingtheylove. Itisthebestjobintheworld!  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

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TUESDAY 5 JULY JUNIOR CHOIRS SYMPHONY HALL 10:30–18:50 * StudentComposititon



10:30 

FOUR OAKS CLUSTER CHOIR

Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands Age9-13 Musical directors/ Conductors RichardJeffries,LizBirch don't Stop Believing Perry,Cain,Shon arr R Jeffries Children are the Future of the world RussellRobinson Circle of life EltonJohn,TimRice 

ASHDELL PREPARATORY SCHOOL CHOIR

Sheffield, South Yorkshire Age9-11 Musical director RachaelNyarko Seven RChew Soualli TradAfrican off to the Races! MDonnelly,GStrid Amani utupi PFSimms 

BORLASE JUNIOR GIRLS' CHOIR

Marlow, Buckinghamshire Age11-14 Musical director RobinaRedgard-Siler Assistant Musical director CarolineHopper Mozartissimo Mozart arr Lin Marsh, Robina Redgard-Siler Hard knock life CharlesStrouse arr Robina Redgard-Siler 

WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY CHORISTERS

Warwickshire Age8-14 director GarryJones Accompanist JulianGrimshaw Adoramus te Christe OrlandodiLasso Gimme Some lovin’ SteveWinwood,Muff Winwood,SpencerDavis arr Alan Billingsley Catch a Falling Star BobChilcott The old Piano TradRussian arr Garry Jones

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HEATHFIELD HOUSE CHAMBER CHOIR

ASH FIELD CHOIR

ALL SAINTS CHAMBER CHOIR

COLOMA JUNIOR CHAMBER CHOIR

ST MICHAEL'S SCHOOL CHOIR

Hounslow, London Age8-11 Music Teacher HelenSmith Treasure island Medley NickPerrin,RuthKenward Great Big House in new orleans Trad i'm a Believer NeilDiamond 

SHAKESPEARE PRIMARY SCHOOL CHOIR

Fleetwood, Lancashire Age7-11 Musical director CatherineMuir Accompanist LeanneOldfield (Something inside) So Strong LabiSiffre Adiemus KarlJenkins it don't Mean a Thing (if it ain't got that Swing) DukeEllington,IrvingMills arr Mark Brymer 

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THE RAINBOW CONNECTION JUNIOR CHOIR Doncaster, South Yorkshire Age7-13 Musical director PaulMellors Conductor DeborahMellors in Harmony LucySimon,KateTaylor The kangaroo AlecRowley Goodnight JohnLennon All arr Paul Mellors 

COR Y CWM

Rhondda, Rhondda Cynon Taf Age9-13 Conductor ElinLlywelyn-Williams Accompanist GavinAshcroft Come & Sing WallaceHornady Gwenllian EricJones Hotaru koi Trad Razzamataz RhysJones,AledLloyd Davies

Leicester Age8-17 Musical director/Conductor HelenCollinsRackley Assistant director/ Accompanist RhianRichardson Price Tag/let the Sun Shine JessieJ,DrLuke,BoB, ClaudeKelly All my Trials TradSpiritual arr H Collins Rackley, R Richardson Rule the world GaryBarlow,Howard Donald,JasonOrange, MarkOwen arr H Collins Rackley 

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LUNCH

1 HOUR 15 MINS 

LARMENIER & SACRED HEART SCHOOL CHOIR

London Age7-11 Conductor FelicityMcGonigal Head of Music JTeverson Ah Robin WilliamCornysh Can you Feel the love Tonight? EltonJohn The Heavenly Aeroplane JohnRutter 

THE VOICE SqUAD CADETS

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk Age6-12 director/Accompanist BirgittaKenyon Conductor BethanyBarber The ugly Bug Ball Sherman,Sherman Me ole Bamboo Sherman,Sherman down by the Riverside Trad arr performed by Birgitta's Brigade Alone in the universe Flaherty,Ahrens How lucky you are Flaherty,Ahrens

Fleet, Hampshire Age9-11 Conductor EmmaMabin Accompanist RoyWoodhams i Feel the Spirit! TradSpiritual arr Don Besig Gonna Rise up Singing DonBesig Gaelic Blessing JohnRutter A la Carte JudithWatson 

SING CHILDREN'S CHOIR

Selby, North Yorkshire Age4-11 Choral director AndreaCommins Assistant director JayCommins Si Si Si TradCongolese nanuma TradGhanaian A keelie TradGhanaian Senwa dedende TradGhanaian Soualle TradAfrican 

ST VINCENT'S RC PRIMARY SCHOOL CHOIR Rochdale, Lancashire Age9-11 Musical director JudithGolding Conductor StephenCallaghan Al Shlosha d'varim ENaplan electricity EltonJohn,LeeHall Cantar JayAlthouse 

HOLMEWOOD HOUSE CHAMBER CHOIR Tunbridge Wells, Kent Age9-13 Musical director GlynisDickinson Accompanist ChrisBassGualbert wade in the water TradSpiritual The Stars RachelPortman All arr Richard Allain like an eagle CarlStrommen

Croydon, Surrey Age11-13 Conductor HilaryMeyer Accompanist GillianHope Banuwa TradZulu arr Brewer Quem Pastores Trad arr Rutter edelweiss Rodgers arr Hope Gospel Medley Trad arr Allen 

MOUNT ST MARY'S COLLEGE JUNIOR CHOIR

Spinkhill, Derbyshire Age11-13 Musical director LucyKitchener Assistant director Accompanist KatharinePrestwood,James Humphries Cantique de Jean Racine Faure arr Rutter Someone to watch over me Gershwin arr Kirby Shaw Feel Good Tyson,Scott arr Baker, Elliot 

WAVERLEY ABBEY JUNIOR SCHOOL CHOIR Farnham, Surrey Age8-12 Head of Music HannahGood Flying Free DonBesig Blues, Blues, Blues KirbyShaw Two northumbrian Folk-songs MichaelNeaum 

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Rochdale, Lancashire Age7-11 Musical director CWillis Headteacher GMRhodes Ride out the Storm Oram arrDavies The Moon AndyBeck Brother James' Air Bain arr Gibson The Happy w Muller 

LINDLEY JUNIOR SCHOOL CHOIR

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age8-11 Musical director AlisonNorth Accompanist EmmaBinns Creo en dios FranciscoNunez like a Rainbow BobChilcott dodi li NinaChen arr Doreen Rao Chatanooga Choo Choo HWarren arr P Schmutte 

COTSWOLD CHILDREN'S JUNIOR CHOIR

Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire Age9-12 Musical director JackiPattenden Accompanist BernardWest donna, donna Trad Can you Hear me? BobChilcott it don't Mean a Thing (if it ain't got that Swing) Mills,Ellington arr Mac Huff 

BASSALEG SCHOOL JUNIOR CHOIR

Newport, Gwent Age11-13 Musical director CarolWilliams Accompanist LisaNorbury The Magic's in me Cristi CaryMiller Bendithia di TGwynnJones Chattanooga Choo Choo HWarren,MGordon arr P Schmutte


 



WYKE REGIS CE JUNIOR SCHOOL CHOIR

HOLWELL & PEARTREE CHOIR

Weymouth, Dorset Age9-11 Conductor HelenRewse Accompanist DavidPayne Rhythm of life CyColeman arr Richard Barnes Throw your Arms Around the world DavidPayne arr David Payne, Helen Rewse How Much is that doggie in the window? BobMerrill arr Kirby Shaw 

ROCHDALE GIRLS' CHOIR Rochdale, Lancashire Age7-12 Musical director ChrisWillis Accompanist JudithGolding Antiphonal kyrie SusanThrift Clouds AndyBeck A Clare Benediction JohnRutter 

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire Age7-11 Musical director GlynisFarrell Pianist PeterFarrell walking for water RichardAllain Rhythm of life CyColeman arr Richard Barnes 

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YSGOL GLANAETHWY JUNIOR CHOIR

Bangor, Gwynedd Age8-13 Conductor RhianRoberts Cantilena KarlJenkins with my voice EinionDafydd,Cefin Roberts ladybird Kodaly As long as i have Music DonBesig,NancyPrice 

HIGH WYCOMBE MUSIC CENTRE JUNIOR CHOIR High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire Age7-11 Conductor KatherineVenvell The Flea JimParker Aliens LinMarsh Flying AlanSimmons Me 'ol Bamboo R&RSherman arr Steve Milloy

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TUESDAY 5 JULY SENIOR CHOIRS TOWN HALL 10:30-19:50 * StudentComposititon



10:30 

CROESYCEILIOG SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR

Croesyceiliog, Torfaen Age13-19 Musical director/Conductor SusieWebb Assistant Musical director NeilParker And so it Goes Billy Joel lux Arumque EricWhitacre Seasons of love JonathanLarson arr Susie Webb 

S PETER’S COLLEGIATE SCHOOL SENIOR CHOIR Wolverhampton, West Midlands Age14-18 Musical director KathrynMorgan Accompanist TobyBarnard it don’t Mean a Thing Ellington arr Huff The Bluebird Stanford it was a lover and his lass Rutter The lord’s Prayer Lees 

BRADFORD GIRLS’ CHOIR

Bradford, West Yorkshire Age11-18 director ChristopherMcElroy Piano KeithRoberts everyone Sang KeithRoberts Salmo 150 ErnaniAguiar 

YSGOL DINAS BRAN MALE ENSEMBLE

Llangollen, Denbishire Age16-18 Conductor AledPhillips viva la vida Coldplay Patience TakeThat Chasing Cars SnowPatrol Just the way you are BrunoMars All arr A Phillips

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WYVERN CHOIR

LINCOLN MINSTER SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR

CANTATE

ST AIDAN’S HIGH SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR

TONALITY

Fair Oak, Hampshire Age11-16 director KimShawyer The Cuckoo TradAmerican arr Robert I Hugh Chasing Cars PaulWilson,GaryLightbody, JonathanQuinn,Nathan Connolly,TomSimpson arr Gitika Partington Happy Together AlanGordon,GarryBonner arr Gitika Partington 

BRIDGWATER COLLEGE SHOW CHOIR

Bridgwater, Somerset Age16-18 Music & Artistic director KathrynStevens Assistant director ClaireSwitzer That’s when the Music Takes Me/who loves You NSedaka,FValli Rule the world/ Happy ending TakeThat/Mika Thriller in the Mirror MJackson All arr K Stevens 

CHESHIRE YOUTH CHOIR

Cheshire Age13-21 Conductor ShirleyCourt Accompanist, Music Service leader MargaretCorlett, AlisonCorten Money canst not Buy me love Cartnye arr Mark Williams The Heart of a Rose MichaelNeaum kaal kalla EricWhitacre Chatanooga choo choo HarryWarren arr Peter Schmutte 

LUNCH

1 HOUR 

Lincoln, Lincolnshire Age11-17 director AricPrentice ev’ry Time i Feel the Spirit Trad arr Bob Chilcott Rest KenBurton Sanctus (from Requiem) Fauré Hamba lulu Trad arr Mike Brewer 

NSG MADRIGALIS

Northampton, Northamptonshire Age12-18 Conductor JulieShaw Tota Pulchra es MauriceDurufle Making waves BobChilcott diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend JuleStyne arr Nicholas Hare 

CHARVIL GIRLS’ CHOIR

Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire Age13-17 Music director NicholasShaw Remember not, lord, our offences Purcell Cantate domino Monteverdi arr Kibblewhite The Seal lullaby EricWhitacre Chattanooga Choo Choo Warren,Gordon arr Mac Huff 

DURHAM COUNTY YOUTH CHOIR Durham Age14-19 Conductor HilaryIons Assistant Conductor JimMorgan Jabberwocky SamPottle lux Aurumque EricWhitacre Happy Together TheTurtles arr Jim Morgan 

Reading, Berkshire Age10-18 Musical director SuzanneNewman Accompanist MaryDaniels out Here on my own MichaelGore arr Jeff Funk Circles of Motion BobChilcott Hold the wind Folksong arr Mary Goetze Fields of Gold GMSumner arr Roger Emerson 

BASSALEG SCHOOL SENIOR CHOIR

EMANUEL SCHOOL CHAPEL CHOIR

FEEDBACK

Wandsworth, London Age11-18 Conductor JonathanHolmes Accompanist SimonGregory Blessed City, Heavenly Salem EdwardCBairstow lux Aurumque EricWhitacre

Newport, Gwent Age13-18 Musical director CarolWilliams Accompanist LisaNorbury Jabula Jesu StephenHatfield The lord Bless you & keep you JohnRutter i Bob un Sydd Ffyddlon CaradogRoberts Amen arr Alan Simmons 

15:0015:30 

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15 MINS 

Harrogate, North Yorkshire Age17-18 director of Music MarkPallant love divine HowardGoodall Sleep EricWhitacre king of kings JarrodCooper arrMarkPallant 

BOSTON YOUTH POP CHOIR

Boston, Lincolnshire Age11-18 director AndyRaine every Time i Feel the Spirit Trad arr Mark De Lisser Total Praise arr Alex Addis He Reigns KirkFranklin 

BORLASE GOSPEL CHOIR

Marlow, Berkshire Age14-18 Conductors BethanyRoberts, RosieMorgan let the River Run CarlySimon arr Patrick Gazard Free BillyTaylor arr Bethany Roberts Someone like You AdeleAdkins arr Bethany Roberts, Rosie Morgan Son of a Preacher Man JonHurley,RonnieWilkins arr Mac Huff 

OCTAVE

Halifax, West Yorkshire Age17-18 organiser LucyRobinson Amen incorporating This little light of Mine AlanSimmons And So it Goes BillyJoel arr Bob Chilcott Azikatali arr Lucy Robinson Shadowland HansZimmer,LeboM arr Lucy Robinson

Plymouth, Devon Age12-20 Musical director LauraIlsley Accompanist AlexShort The Blower’s daughter DamienRice Make you Feel my love BobDylan arr Jeremy Birchall, Christopher Hussey Just the way you are PhilipLawrence,AriLevine, KhariCain,KhalilWalton 

NORTHANTS COUNTY YOUTH CHOIR Northampton, Northamptonshire Age12-19 director GrahamTear Accompanist KayWarcaba-Wood The keel Row Trad arr John Rutter o Salutaris Hostia VytautasMiskinis lullabye-Goodnight my Angel BillyJoel arr Greg Beardsell with a lily in your Hand EricWhitacre 

MOUNT ST MARY’S COLLEGE CHAMBER CHOIR Spinkhill, Derbyshire Age14-18 Musical director LucyKitchener Assistant director KatharinePrestwood Agnus dei Barber Hail Smiling Morn Spofforth we Beseech Thee 

BREAK

15 MINS 

DAME ALICE CHAMBER CHOIR Bedford, Bedfordshire Age12-17 director SarahAylen Accompanist JuliaSmith Alleluia EarleneRentz The lamb JohnTaverner arr Barry Rose it was a lover and his lass JohnRutter will Ye Go, laddie, Go TradScottish arr Michael Neaum


TUESDAY 5 JULY SENIOR CHOIRS ADRIAN BOULT HALL 17:30-19:40 * StudentComposititon

 







TWYFORD GOSPEL CHOIR

ST JOHN FISHER CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR

ADRIAN BOULT HALL

THE VOICE SqUAD SENIORS

Acton, London Age11-18 director of Music College DanFrancis Conductor RevLloydCrossfield Musical directors AlisonWinter,PhilBennett To the lamb DarwinHobbs Hallelujah from Messiah Handel arr Mervyn Warren, Michael O Jackson, Mark Kibble, Teena Chinn Giants DonaldLawrence 

ARDEN YOUTH CHOIR (THE ARDEN ANGELS)

Pendle, Lancashire Age12-20 Musical director/Conductor SusanEames The nightingale Weelkes Hushabye Mountain Sherman arr Beck Proud Mary Fogerty arr Shaw o Happy day Hawkins 

GREATER GWENT YOUTH CHOIR

Newport, Gwent Age14-21 Music director DavidDavies Accompanist ChristopherKnott Gloria Vivaldi Ar Hyd Y nos TradWelsh arr Bob Chilcott The lord Bless you and keep you JohnRutter down by the Riverside TradSpiritual arr Gwyn Arch 

NORTHAMPTON SCHOOL FOR BOYS JAZZ VOCAL GROUP

Northampton, Northamptonshire Age16-18 Musical director BarrieJohnson with a little Help from my Friends Lennon,McCartney arr Peter Gritton Java Jive MiltonDrake,BenOakland arr Kirby Shaw Fix You GuyBerryman,Will Champion,ChrisMartin,Jon Buckland arr Philip Lawson Soul Bossa nova QuincyJones arr Alexander L’Estrange

Harrogate, North Yorkshire Age11-18 Musical director RachelBrooks Salmo 150 Aguiar Your Song EltonJohn arr Mac Huff once we were kings EltonJohn 

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17:30 

THE RAINBOW CONNECTION YOUTH CHOIR

Doncaster, South Yorkshire Age13-20 Musical director PaulMellors vocal Coach/Musical Staging DeborahMellors Add some Music to your day BrianWilson Bring him Home ClaudeMichelSchonberg, AlainBoublil Suite from Tommy PeterTownshend All arr Paul Mellors 

THOMAS TELFORD SCHOOL CHOIR Telford, Shropshire Age11-18 Musical director GarethHoward lean on Me BillWithers Chasing Cars SnowPatrol The lord Bless you and keep you JohnRutter living on a Prayer BonJovi 

SOUTHAMPTON YOUTH CHOIR

Southampton, Hampshire Age15-19 director JaneHiggins Assistant director GrahamKidd viva la Musica Erod Go down Moses TradSpiritual arr Gordon Jacobs Bogoroditsye dyevo Rachmaninov Tibie Paiom Bortnianski My Spirit Sang all day Finzi 

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk Age13-18 director/Accompanist BirgittaKenyon do you Hear the People Sing? Schonberg,Boublil Master of the House Schonberg,Boublil Flying Home JasonRobertBrown Madame Guillotine Wildhorn,Knighton 

LUTON YOUTH CANTORES

Luton, Bedfordshire Age13-19 Musical director KerryWatson Pianist NickRidout Cantique de Jean Racine Fauré arr Kenneth Neufeld one Short day StephenSchwartz arr Roger Emerson Run Gary Lightbody, JonathanQuinn, MarkMcClelland, NathanConnolly, IainArcher arr Jeremy Birchall, Christopher Hussey 

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TEES VALLEY YOUTH CHOIR

Teesside Age16-18 Musical director AndyKing Armottonman osa MiaMakaroff Bogoroditsye dyevo Rachmaninov Contre Qui Rose MortenLauridsen The Battle of Jericho MosesHogan 

FEEDBACK

19:1519:40



ST CECILIA SINGERS

Croydon, Surrey Age14-18 director HilaryMeyer Accompanist GillHope Hamba lulu TradZulu arr Mike Brewer This Freezing winter night Britten Tower of Babble HalLeonard

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WEDNESDAY 6 JULY Orchestras ensembles rOck, POP & Urban



WORKSHOPS national Youth orchestra SymphonyHall Samyo BirminghamConservatoire PlAY NUTStage









ORCHESTRAS SYMPHONY HALL SPONSORED BY THE FEDERATION OF MUSIC SERVICES 11:00-19:05

ENSEMBLES RECITAL HALL SPONSORED BY THE MUSICIANS’ UNION 10:45-19:25

ENSEMBLES ADRIAN BOULT HALL SPONSORED BY THE MUSICIANS’ UNION 11:00-19:20

ROCK, POP & URBAN HMV INSTITUTE SPONSORED BY ROCKSCHOOL 12:30-21:30

PReSenTeR Michelle Holloway & Saoirse Mcdonald MuSiC MenToRS Tony Harris describe yourself using only musical directions. Confuoco. during your own studies, who inspired you? IwasatBrettonHallinthe90sandwehad awholegangofinspiringandanarchic tutors.Wehadaresidentensemblecalled theCorneliusCardewEnsembleandthey changedthewayIthoughtaboutmusic completely. who is your favourite musician or performing group right now and why? TheNewYorkperformanceartist,Laurie Anderson.Shecreatesthisamazingmix ofvisuals,imagery,poetry,electronica andviolin.TherecentHomelandalbum isthemostevocativerecordI’veheard formanyyears. Andrew Skeet who are your musical heroes? Bach,Stravinsky,Debussy,Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff,SteveReich,PhilipGlass, BernardHermann,JohnBarry,BillEvans, JimiHendrix,MalcolmArnold,LaloSchifrin, TheMeters,IsaacHayes,DJShadow. what’s been your most memorable musical experience? SinginginaboysChorusinBenjamin Britten’sWarRequieminthepacked AcropolisinAthenswhenIwas11with theLPOandtheBrightonFestivalChorus. AlsoplayingGlastonburywiththeDivine Comedyin2005.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

PReSenTeR MFY & Sam dunkley MuSiC MenToRS Andy Grappy what are the cells that make up your musical dnA? Jazz,Calypso,Ska,Jazz-Funk,Reggae,Soul, Classical,ChurchHymns,Gospel,Folk,Brass BandMusic,WorldMusic. what’s the best advice anyone ever gave you? Enjoywhatyoudo,listen,contribute,be aware,andkeeplearning. who are your musical heroes? Mahler,Coltrane,JohnFletcher,Thelonius Monk,BobMarley,ItzhakPerlman,Cathy Berberian,SunRa,QuincyJones,Keith Jarrett. what elements do you think go towards a great performance? Commitment,enjoymentand communication. damien Harron what has your musical journey been to date? Tell us about the various twists, turns, ups and downs of your career. Ico-formedBackBeatPercussionQuartet aftergraduating.Togetherwehavewon lotsofawardsandhavetouredallaround theworld.IstillplaywithBackBeat PercussionQuartet,alongsideothergroups thatplaymostlynewlycomposedmusic. what are you most looking forward to at the national Festival? what do you enjoy about being a MFY Mentor? Ilovethefestivalatmosphere.Itmakes mereassuredtoknowthattalentisbeing nurturedandgivenachancetoshowit. who is your favourite musician or performing group right now and why? AtthemomentIloveNicoMuhly's compositions.   AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

PReSenTeR Colette Zgoda MuSiC MenToRS david Beer who are your musical heroes? Bernstein,Barbirolli,RogerWaters, DavidBowie. what was the last concert you went to? MuseatWembley,andLocrianEnsemble singingBernsteinandBritten. what elements do you think go towards a great performance? Commitment,energy,technique, asenseofenjoyment,musicianship. who is your favourite musician or performing group right now and why? MattBellamyfromMuse–afantastically talentedman,wonderfulguitarandpiano player. what’s the best advice anyone ever gave you? Nevergiveup,practisehard,andalways believeyouwillsucceed. eric Tebbett if you could be joined by any musician as co-music mentor, who would they be? SirSimonRattle. describe yourself in musical terms. Allegrovivacefortissimo-dolce teneramente! what are you most looking forward to at the national Festival? what do you enjoy about being a MFY Mentor? Thejoyofseeingandhearingsomanykeen, aspiringmusicians. who are your musical heroes? Elgar,FrankBridge,Britten.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

PReSenTeR will Horner MuSiC MenToRS John evans what are the cells that make up your musical dnA? 50%guitarbasedrock/pop,40%classical, 10%jazz(moreofapiechart!). who is your favourite musician or performing group right now and why? Fleetfoxes–fresh,beautifulsounds, greatsongsandperformers. if you could recommend one recording, what would it be? SpiritonEden–TalkTalk. what elements do you think go towards a great performance? Theconnectionbetweentheperformers andthemusicandtheaudience.Capturing thefeelingofexcitementandanticipation ofwhat’sabouttocome.Themoment. Rob Farrer who is your favourite musician or performing group right now and why? StevieWonder.IsawhimattheO2Arena acoupleofyearsagoanditmademerealise whyIloveplayingmusic.Thebandwas amazingandthewholeplacewasdrowning inunrelentinggroove. what’s a typical day for you? ThebeautyofmyjobisthatIdon’treally haveatypicalday.Iteach,Iplayshows, Iworkwithorchestras,chamberensembles, popbands,dofilmsessions,perform inworkshopsandworkasanMFYMentor. Forme,thereasonIenjoyeverydayatwork isthevarietyIgetandthefactthatmuch ofthetimeIdon’tknowwhatI’mplaying untilIgetthere. what elements do you think go towards a great performance? Energy,passion,dynamicsandagoodshirt.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

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WEDNESDAY 6 JULY ORCHESTRAS SPONSORED BY THE FEDERATION OF MUSIC SERVICES SYMPHONY HALL 11:00-19:05 





SCHOOL ORCHESTRAS

KING EDWARD VI SCHOOL ORCHESTRA

YSGOL GREENHILL LIGHT ORCHESTRA



11:00 

NORTHAMPTON SCHOOL FOR BOYS ORCHESTRA Northampton, Northamptonshire Age11-18 Musical director BarrieJohnson kallalanta WilliamGHarbison danzas Cubanos RobertSheldon 

CAERLEON COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL STRING ORCHESTRA Caerleon, Newport Age11-18 Conductor PeterJames Masquerade DanielBickerton 

LADY MANNERS SCHOOL ORCHESTRA

Bakewell, Derbyshire Age11-18 Conductor TimMaunder Polotsvian dances Borodin The Xith doctor Gold,Grainger arr Steadman 

EGGLESCLIFFE SCHOOL ORCHESTRA Eaglescliffe, Stockton-onTees Age11-18 Conductor MatthewHaworth little Suite, op 53 Prelude dance March Arnold Berceuse & Finale from The Firebird Suite Stravinsky arr Merle Isaac

Southampton, Hampshire Age11-18 Musical director HeatherFreemantle danse infernale from The Firebird Suite Stravinsky arr Issac Berceuse & Finale from The Firebird Suite Stravinsky arr Issac Children of Sanchez Mangione arr Phillips, Dennison 

ORCHESTRA OF THE LANCASTER GRAMMAR SCHOOLS

Tenby, Pembrokeshire Age11-18 Conductor PaulRapi Assistant Musical director SarahRapi Aces High RonGoodwin king kong Soundtrack Highlights JamesNewtonHoward arr Ted Ricketts Tequila ChuckRio arr Charles Sayer 

CROMPTON HOUSE SCHOOL ORCHESTRA

Lancaster, Lancashire Age11-18 director JeremyTruslove Scene from Swan lake Tchaikovsky danse Macabre Saint-Saens 

Oldham, Greater Manchester Age12-18 Conductor JackPickford Seasonal dances i winter ii Spring iii Summer iv Autumn KennethPlatts

LUNCH



1 HOUR 

SOUTH WILTS GRAMMAR SCHOOL STRING CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Salisbury, Wiltshire Age14-18 Musical director RichardParsons Concerto Grosso op 6 no 8 in G minor Corelli 

GIBSON ORCHESTRA

Upminster, Essex Age12-18 director of Music JanBristow dance of the Tumblers Rimsky-Korsakov arrStone una donna a quindici anni (Cosi fan tutti) Mozart Marche Slave Tchaikovsky arr Tomlinson

qUEEN ELIZABETH’S SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Barnet, Hertfordshire Age12-18 Conductor KieronHowe Champagne Polka JohannStraussJr Slavonic dance no 8 Dvorák arr Merle J Isaac An American in Paris Suite Gershwin arr John Whitney 

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OPEN STRING & CHAMBER ORCHESTRAS

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY STRING SINFONIA



16:30 

WRExHAM SCHOOLS STRING ENSEMBLE Wrexham Age12-21 Conductor MarkLansom Five Seascapes* PatrickLucas 

PENZANCE YOUTH STRING ORCHESTRA

Penzance, Cornwall Age11-18 director TimBoulton Assistant HenriDubrey Jazz Patchwork for Piano & Strings* iii Green & Amber iv Purple & Red BenComeau 

BRIGHTON YOUTH ORCHESTRA STRING ENSEMBLE Brighton, East Sussex Age14-18 Conductor AndrewSherwood double violin Concerto in A minor Vivaldi Adagio for Strings Barber 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE YOUTH ORCHESTRA STRING SECTION Gloucestershire Age15-18 orchestral Manager AndyProuse Conductor GlynOxley Adagio for Strings Barber A life for the Tsar (operatic excerpts) Glinka arr Rimsky-Korsakov

Northamptonshire Age14-18 Conductor RichardRoper Concerto Grosso i intrada ii Burlesca ostinata iii Sarabande iv Scherzo v March and Reprise VaughanWilliams 

CARMARTHENSHIRE COUNTY SENIOR STRINGS

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Age12-18 Musical director NormanRoberts Menuetto from Serenata notturna Mozart Stringsweet NormanRoberts irish legend RobertKerr arr Soon Hee Newbold 

GREATER GWENT YOUTH STRING ENSEMBLE Newport, Gwent Age14-20 Music director PeterJames Myfanwy ChristopherPetrie 

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WEDNESDAY 6 JULY ENSEMBLES SPONSORED BY MUSICIANS’ UNION RECITAL HALL 10:45-19:25 

10:45 

CITY OF HULL YOUTH PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

Hull, East Yorkshire Age13-17 Musical director MartinKing Afro Blue MongoSantamaria Arr Diane Downs, Rick Mattingly Trixity JohnRHearnes Casper’s lullaby JamesHorner Arr Allison Campbell 

YONGE MINSTRELS OF OxENFORDE

Oxford, Oxfordshire Age8-18 director RhiannonEvans la Morisque Susato The Honie-suckle Holborne Sing we & Chant it Morley Fantasia no 2 in 6 Parts Byrd 

WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY YOUTH WAITS

Warwickshire Age14-18 director AlisonKinder Tutor LizMurphy Medley of dances The Glory of the north, oranges & lemons, Boatman JohnPlayford The Andalusian Merchant ThomasWeelkes Amoroso AnonMedieval Galliard & Coranta WilliamBrade

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THE PRIORY SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR

EAST RIDING SENIOR PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

KIRKLEES JUNIOR PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

CANTIqUE

BURGESS HILL FLUTE SMOOTHIES

Hitchin, Hertfordshire Age15-19 Musical director LindsayRowlands Blackbird Lennon,McCartney arr Kings Singers irish Blessing Trad arrMoore Short People RandyNewman arr Kings Singers Train AlbertHammond arr Kings Singers 

OxFORDSHIRE YOUTH FLUTE CHOIR

Oxfordshire Age12-18 Conductor CarolineHobbs-Smith Selections from the Sound of Music RichardRodgers arr Bill Holcombe, Kris Dorsey 

BOLTON YOUTH SYMPHONIC BRASS Bolton Age14-18 Musical director SimonDunkley Senior Manager MartinKay Funeral March Grieg That's a Plenty LewPollack arr Simon Dunkley 

BIRMINGHAM SCHOOLS' PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

Birmingham, West Midlands Age14-18 director VictoriaLee ellipsis NathanDaughtrey Stormbreak JimCasella 

LUNCH

1 HOUR 

East Riding of Yorkshire Age11-18 Group director ChrisSykes Suite for Solo drum Set & Percussion ensemble DavidMancini The evening news ChrisBrooks 

THE LOWTONES

Ramsgate, Kent Age15-18 Musical director MollyHollman Georgia on My Mind HCarmichael arr S Jamison Mr Sandman PBallard arrMHollman Crazy GBarkley arr M Hollman o Brother where art Thou Medley Trad,CStanley arr M Hollman 

GCS UKULELE ENSEMBLE

Guildford, Surrey Age12-17 leader ChristianDrew white winter Hymnal FleetFoxes The Bucket KingsofLeon Pencil Full of lead PaoloNutini All arr Christian Drew 

SHORT BACK & SIDES Ashford, Kent Age16-17 Musical director JohnRHall introduction My evaline Trad arr A E Hall Steal Away TradSpiritual arr M Bartholomew George Jones Trad arr M Bartholomew loves me like a Rock PaulSimon arr JR Hall

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire Age8-16 director CStephens Conductor JoeBarstow Tico Tico Zequinha de Abreu WillRapp low Rider Band ‘war’ DianeDowns,Rick Mattingly oye Como va Tito Puento WillRapp 

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FLUTE COCKTAIL

Yateley, Hampshire Age14-18 Musical director LouiseWilliams The Comedian's Gallop Kabalevsky arrRickyLombardo over the Rainbow Arlen,Harburg arr Mel Orriss if i only . . . . . Arlen,Harburg arr Mel Orriss 

LEWES AREA ADVANCED CLARINET ENSEMBLE Lewes, East Sussex Age14-18 director ClareMoisan Conductor CallumHuseyin Four Movements from Capriol Suite PeterWarlock arr Callum Huseyin

Newport, Gwent Age15-17 director EmmaArcher Ave verum Mozart arrArcher vacant DreamTheatre arr McCluskey viva la vida Coldplay arr McClusky 

BYMT BIG PHAT BRASS London Borough of Bromley Age14-18 Conductor DennisMycroft Suite from Chicago Kander,Ebb arr James Davies i Got Rhythm Gershwin arr Roger Harvey 

GREATER GWENT SAxOPHONE ENSEMBLE Newport, Gwent Age16-21 Music director PaulHornsby Simple or what?! ChrisGumbley little Serenade ColinCowles A Gwent Suite (NewCommission) Blaenavon Cafnewfdd KarenStreet 

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15 MINS 

THE WHITSTABLE RECORDER ENSEMBLE Whitstable, Kent Age11-16 Musical director DeborahPorro Allegro from Concerto Grosso l'estro Armonico op 3 no 8 Vivaldi arr Brian Davey if you love me Tallis Rondo, Hornpipe & Jig from Abdelazer Purcell

Burgess Hill, West Sussex Age16-18 director AnneHodgson Accompanist RichardHaslam londonderry Air Trad Irish Bossamanda TonyRadford little Red Monkey JackJordan 

THE RETROTONES

Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland Age17 Manager ElizabethBateman Sometimes DavidWhite Sh-Boom JamesKeyes,Claude &CarlFeaster,FloydF McRae,JamesEdwards new York, new York JohnKander At the Hop DavidWhite,JohnMadara, ArtieSinger All arr David Gillson 

BERKSHIRE MAESTROS HORN ENSEMBLE Berkshire Age15-18 director HannahEvans Music for the Royal Fireworks Handel arr Evans locus iste Bruckner arr Evans Bohemian Rhapsody Mercury arr Bissill 

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY SAxOPHONE CHOIR Northamptonshire Age14-19 Conductors BenDrouet,JoanneBridge el Torneo PaulHarvey arr Michael Watkins 

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WEDNESDAY 6 JULY ENSEMBLES SPONSORED BY MUSICIANS’ UNION ADRIAN BOULT HALL 11:00-19:20 

11:00 

BANCE

North Hykeham, Lincolnshire Age12-18 Musical director JohnCrouch Choreographer AntoniaLloyd Razzle dazzle Kander,Ebb arr Jonty Nowell Soul Bossa nova QuincyJones arr Mike Lewis 

WM & AC TOP BRASS Wellingborough, Northamptonshire Age14-19 Conductor RuthAllen Music Hall Fanfare AlanFernie when the Stars Begin to Fall Spiritual arr Jean-Francois Michel i will Follow Him Stole,Roma,Plante arr Goff Richards 

R!OT

Dover, Kent Age11-19 director MichaelYeoman Assistant directors MatthewMiles,JoelWade R!oT* R!OT 

HI NOTES ENSEMBLE

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age12-18 director DannyLane Conductor WillMace daedalus & icarus* HiNotesEnsemble









BOLTON SCHOOL SENIOR GUITAR ENSEMBLE

BOTTOM HEAVY

HONLEY HIGH FLIERS

GREATER GWENT SENIOR PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

Bolton, Greater Manchester Age16-18 Musical director JeremyBleasdale Minor Swing Reinhardt,Grappelly arr J Bleasdale, J Heywood esquizofrenico* ChetanDongre Bamboleo GypsyKings arr J Bleasdale 

“SWINGIN’ STRINGS” Taunton, Somerset Age11-16 Musical director SandraSutton Allegro in G Vivaldi arr Steven Frackenpohl Man in the Mirror Ballard,Garrett arr Robert Longfield viva la vida Berryman,Buckland, Champion,Martin arr Larry Moore Plink, Plank, Plunk LeroyAnderson arr William Zinn 

LUNCH

1 HOUR 

HOLMFIRTH PYRAMID ORCHESTRA & VOICES Holmfirth, West Yorkshire Age4-16 director BarryRussell Assistant directors JamesWMorgan,Mark Bentham dream Song of Thunders BarryRussell 

YEAR 9 BOYS..........!

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age13-14 impresario MattRichardson Assistant LeighBaker Four Chord Trick Various arr Y 9 Boys

Newport, Gwent Age4-20 Musical director EmmaArcher Canon Pachelbel libertango AstorPiazzolla arr Daryl Runswick 

SALE GRAMMAR SCHOOL ORCHESTRA Sale, Cheshire Age11-18 Musical director DanJames Guys & dolls Medley Loesser arr Dan James 

BYMT FORTY FLUTES

London Borough of Bromley Age10-18 director Kerry-AnnSearle Mixing the Malt PeterMartin arr Paige Long Hotfoot CeliaMcDowall River dance BillWhelan arr Ray Farr, Anna Rekerrsley 

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10 MINS 

BENTS GREEN SPECIAL SOUNDS

Sheffield, South Yorkshire Age15-16 Musical director JudithEnnis Assistant director TristanAyling Merry Christmas Mr lawrence Sakamoto The Mission Morricone All arr J Ennis

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age12-16 Musical director LeighBaker She Said PlanB Handbags & Gladrags Stereophonics valerie Zutons All arr L Baker 

FRUG

Spinkhill, Derbyshire Age13-20 Musical director ZoeBarker Assistant Musical director GemmaHankins occluded Thoughts* JamesKulme Saxes with Attitude MichaelSweeney Agincourt* HarryCastle 

BITESIZE MUSICAL THEATRE

Wrexham Age7-17 director LindaGriffiths Assistant Musical director JoStreet Medley from les Miserables Boulbil,Schoenberg 

STAGE 84 YORKSHIRE SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS Bradford, West Yorkshire Age7-21 Principal ValerieJacksonMBE Musical director PaulPhenny Billy elliot /we will Rock You EltonJohn,Queen arr Paul Phenny 

NYPE

Northampton, Northamptonshire Age14-18 director MattButler Strike Force ThomasABrown 

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Newport, Gwent Age14-18 director DavidPowell Technoblend DavidPowell Anitra’s dance Grieg arr Nick Baron Smash Getaway ChrisCrockarell 

FITZWILLIAM STREET

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age12-16 Musical director SamHorseman Artistic director BirdyLaws Hounds of love KateBush Crazy/Back to Black GnarlsBarkley,Amy Winehouse All arr Sam Horseman 

THE BEATLETS

Rochdale, Lancashire Age11-15 Musical director RichardCharles African opening PhilipGlass arr The Beatlets The Armadillo’s Auntie* TheBeatlets 

GREATER GWENT YOUTH BRASS ENSEMBLE

Newport, Gwent Age13-18 director SeanO’Neill Basse-danse from Capriol Suite PeterWarlock arr Eric Crees Russian Funeral for Brass & Percussion (1936) BenjaminBritten 

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12:30 

RUBIK'S CUBE

Winchester, Hampshire Age12-16 Group leader BenDlugokecki Medley/Mash up written in the Stars TinieTempah Forget You CeeLoGreen ice ice Baby VanillaIce Another one Bites the dust JohnDeacon Ain't no Sunshire BillWithers let it Be Lennon,McCartney Hey Soul Sister Train Twist & Shout Lennon,McCartney 

TRILOGY

Catford, Lewisham Age15-17 Musical director AndyGilbert Hold Me Back* AmyKabba Remedy* ViquicheleCross arr Andy Gilbert Poison* BeckyStuart arr Andy Gilbert 

NO WHITE FLAGS

Ryde, Isle of Wight Age12-18 Musical director JennieBurke love, Hate Relationship Krempf Sugar Mouse OhAtoms Mykonos RPecknold 

REBELS OF ROCK Harwich, Essex Age8-11 Music leader MatVarley She’s not there Zombies Good for our Age* RebelsofRock Monkey Man Martelles

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TANEISHA JACKSON & STEPHANIE FORBES

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POWERSURGE

SOUL PATROL

Catford, Lewisham Age15-16 Musical director AndyGilbert Broken* TaneishaJackson, StephanieForbes Bullet Proof* TaneishaJackson Your Song EltonJohn,BernieTaupin arr Jackson, Forbes 

ANNIE & THE EPIDEMIC Crediton, Devon Age13-18 Your Skin & Mine* AnnieRew-Shaw over the wing* AnnieRew-Shaw 

INNOVENCE

Newport, Gwent Age17-19 GMSS Contact ValerieMay Paper Chain* Innovence undone* Innovence Parallels* Innovence 

SDK

Sidcup, Kent Age14-16 director AndyGilbert Co-ordinator ARosillo Mash up Nirvana,Destiny'sChild, SDK Stand up* SDK denial* SDK All arr SDK, Gilbert 

WYVERN SOUL BAND

Fair Oak, Hampshire Age14-16 director GeoffLai Head of Music BryanPostlethwaite Sort Myself out* RebeccaHodge arr Bryan Postlethwaite Gettin' in the way JillScott arr Geoff Lai vehicle WessandtheAirdales arr Geoff Lai

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EMMA LEWIS & JAMES BARTHOLOMEW Eastleigh, Hampshire Age14-15 drifting AndyMcKee Sweet Child 'o Mine Gunsn’Roses arr Lewis, Bartholomew Set fire to the Rain Adele arr Lewis, Bartholomew 

SKINT

Sale, Cheshire Age16-18 lead Singer SamHughes Medley Various arr Sam Rankin 

SCRATCH IT

Sandbach, Cheshire Age13-18 The night you Twisted your Ankle* Clay 

SPEAKEASY

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Age14-15 Sharks* OllieKing,LaurieHowarth, HarveyGrant,JamieStaples Mr lonely* OllieKing,LaurieHowarth, HarveyGrant,JamieStaples Fields* OllieKing,LaurieHowarth, HarveyGrant,JamieStaples 

DECADES

Huddersfield, Yorkshire Age19-20 intro* Decades Take me Away* Decades Save me now* Decades

Bourne, Lincolnshire Age12-13 Group leader RebeccaBeavis ever Fallen in love? Buzzcocks All the Small Things Blink-182 House of the Rising Sun TheAnimals Superhero Girlfriend* Powersurge 

MORNING RUSH

Exeter, Devon Age16-17 Band Administrator KatyPerry where our Hearts lie* MorningRush Condor* MorningRush Behind the Stitches* MorningRush 

ABOUT TIME

Eaglescliffe, Stockton on Tees Age13-18 Musical director TomChapman Group leader MatthewHaworth American Boy Estelle arrAboutTime outcast* KatyH-W one of my own* KatyH-W 

SIR JESTER

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Age15-21 Creatures* SirJester She Gives me a Maybe* SirJester Stuck in a Rut* SirJester

Market Harborough, Leicestershire Age14-19 Head of Music HellePetersen lucky Man* LiamWade You are the one* BethiaMitchell don't say a word* LiamWade All arr Soul Patrol 

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THURSDAY 7 JULY Brass Bands TradiTional & inTernaTional ChamBer musiC 







BRASS BANDS SYMPHONY HALL 10:30-20:35

CHAMBER RECITAL HALL 10:30-20:15

TRADITIONAL & INTERNATIONAL ADRIAN BOULT HALL 11:00-19:00

WORKSHOPS

PReSenTeR Rob Farrer MuSiC MenToRS keith Hewson if you could be joined by any musician as co-music mentor, who would they be? BobbyMcFerrin(Choirs),SimonRattle (Orchestras),JamesGourlay(BrassBands andWindBands)andHerbieHancock (Jazz). during your own studies, who inspired you? Iwasveryfortunatetostudyundermusic lecturerDorothyPillingatwhatisnowthe RNCM.Whatshedidn’tknowaboutthe historyofmusicandmusicanalysiswasnot worthcommentingabout.Sheinspiredme todigdeeperandreallyunderstandthe rootsofmusic.Itcertainlyhelpedmeto appreciatemusicandmusicperformance toafulfillingstandard.Istillfeelher influencetoday.Shewasaremarkable musician. eric Tebbett what are the cells that make up your musical dnA? Myearlycareerwasspentasatrumpet/ cornetplayersobrassmusicispartofme. Alsochoralmusic,especiallycathedral musicasIspentsometimeasalayclerk atElyCathedral. what’s the best advice anyone ever gave you? Workashardaspossible,neverassumeyou knoweverythingandalwaysbeopento newideas.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

PReSenTeR Michelle Holloway MuSiC MenToRS douglas Mitchell what’s a typical day for you? Nosuchthing,exactlyhowIlikeit. ForeighteenyearsIwasco-principal clarinetwiththeRoyalPhilharmonic OrchestraandsonowIleadquiteadifferent musicallife–Icouldbeofftorehearsals playingclarinetwithgraphicartists,or performingaBrahmssymphonyorfilm musicfromShrek.Icouldbeteachingatany ofthemusiccollegesorleadingamaster class–exactlyhowIlikeit! what are the cells that make up your musical dnA? Hardwork,passion,commitment,curiosity. who are your musical heroes? Beethoven,FrankZapper,JohnThurman. describe yourself using only musical directions Conslancio. Gwyn Parry-Jones describe yourself using only musical directions. Moltoappassionato,maconbrio eunpocoscherzando. during your own studies, who inspired you? Manyofmyteachers;butparticularly awonderfulmanatManchesterUniversity calledMauriceAitcheson. Stunningmusician,oneofthefinest chambermusicpianistsofhisday,andwith aninsightintothe‘workings’ofgreatmusic thatwastotallygripping.Agreatteacher. who are your musical heroes? Peoplewhogivetheirlivestirelesslyto makemusicforthejoyofothers.Mahler, Elgar,Bernstein,VaughanWilliams,Simon RattleandDanielBarenboim.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

PReSenTeR Sam dunkley MuSiC MenToRS Joe Broughton during your own studies, who inspired you? Mydadwasmybiggestinspiration–an amazingmusicianandhehadanincredible wayofdescribingmusic.Irememberthe dayhetoldmethatallthelongnotesina slowpieceshouldbeaslongastheycould possiblybeanditblewmeaway!Iknow there’smoretoitthanthatbutwhenyou’re juststartingtolearnaboutmusicasimple directionlikethatcantransformtheway youplaysomething. who are your musical heroes? ClassicalcellistPaulTortelier–justwatch hismasterclassesifyouwanttoseewhat Imean.StuffSmith,asometimesforgotten jazzviolinistwithproperattitudeanda verycoolvibrato!StevieWonder,JeffBeck andfolkfiddlerLizCarroll–ifyoulikeIrish fiddlersthenlistentohernow! damien Harron what elements do you think go towards a great performance? Ithinkthatitiswhenperformersenter a‘zone’wheretheydiscoverthattheyare capableofamazingthings.Theaudience thensensethatsomethingveryspecial ishappeningandthewholethingismagical.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

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THURSDAY 7 JULY BRASS BANDS SYMPHONY HALL 10:30-20:35 











SCHOOL BRASS BANDS

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HAMPSHIRE COUNTY YOUTH BAND

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WARDLE HIGH SCHOOL BRASS BAND

LUNCH

Rochdale, Lancashire Age14-19 Conductor LeeRigg on the Quarter deck KennethJAlford dimensions PeterGraham The lost Chord Sullivan 

EGGLESCLIFFE SCHOOL BRASS BAND Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees Age11-18 Conductor MatthewHaworth Star lake March MajorEricBall why did i Choose you? MichaelLeonard arr Ray Farr Glorifico Aeternum DeanJones 

SMITHILLS SCHOOL SENIOR BRASS BAND

Bolton, Greater Manchester Age11-18 Musical director ChrisWormald John williams for Brass JohnWilliams arr Chris Wormald 

FRED LONGWORTH HIGH SCHOOL BRASS BAND

Tyldesley, Greater Manchester Age11-18 Musical director Helen Robinson Band Assistants JillAspray,JamesEmberley Homage to Goff Richards Barnard Castle GoffRichards over the Rainbow Arlen,Harburg arr Goff Richards Trailblaze GoffRichards 

SIR HENRY FLOYD GRAMMAR BRASS

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Age11-18 Conductor NickCare Head of Music VincentForshaw Minnie the Moocher CabCalloway,IrvingMills arr Ralph Ford The Manhattan Project NickCare los Matadores CarlStromen

1 HOUR 

MUSIC CENTRE BRASS BANDS

13:30



KIRKLEES YOUTH BRASS BAND

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age12-18 Musical director DeniseDransfield Assistant director PhilipGarlic we’ve got Tonight BobSeger arr Steve Cortland Adventures in Brass RayFarr 

ROCHDALE BOROUGH YOUTH BAND Rochdale, Greater Manchester Age11-19 Musical director EricLandon Co-ordinator CatherineDuffy Shine as the light PeterGraham Ru whenua* NicMills 

TEWIT YOUTH BAND

Harrogate, North Yorkshire Age11-18 Musical director MalcolmDibb Ross Roy JacobDeHaan The Muppet Show Theme JimHenson,SamPottle arr Philip Harper 

WIGAN YOUTH BRASS BAND

Wigan, Greater Manchester Age11-19 Musical director DavidLittle The dark Side of the Moon PaulLovatt-Cooper

Birmingham, West Midlands Age14-18 Conductor MartinOrgill The Florentine March JuliusFucik arr Frank Renton Procession to the Minster Wagner arr Howard Snell 

BRASS TACKS

Bath & North East Somerset Age11-18 Musical director SusanAvison Blessing & Honour PaulSharman Czardas VittorioMonti arr Steve York The light Fantastic PaulLovatt-Cooper 

YOUTH BRASS 2000

Corby, Northamptonshire Age8-18 Chairman DonCollins Conductor AdelHudson Around the world TrevorJones arr Darrel Barry napoli (Soloist, James Fountain) HBellstedt Cossack wedding dance PeterGraham 

ELLAND SILVER YOUTH BAND Elland, West Yorkshire Age10-19 Musical director SamanthaHarrison Secretary KathleenHarrison Selection from Carnival of the Animals Saint-Saens arr Murray Greig 

ST HELENS YOUTH BRASS BAND St Helens, Merseyside Age12-19 Conductor MarkBousie vitae Aeternum PaulLovatt-Cooper The Saints Trad arr Goff Richards

16:2516:55 

BREAK



15 MINS 

OPEN BRASS BANDS

17:10 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE YOUTH BRASS BAND Gloucestershire Age12-20 director StevenLegge leader PhilipCowley little Prayer EvelynGlennie arr Robert Childs Alloway Tales PeterGraham Birdland JoeZawinul arr Sandy Smith 

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE YOUTH BRASS BAND Northamptonshire Age13-19 Conductor BradTurnbull intrada ein’ feste Burg MartinLuther arr Ray Farr Cristo Redentor StevenPonsford 

PORTHYWAEN YOUTH & TRAINING BAND

Oswestry, Shropshire Age8-21 Conductor CarolJones Bandology Concert March EricOsterling arr Frank Wright 12th Street Rag EudayLBowman arr Jack Peberdy To a wild Rose EdwardMacdowell arr Eric Ball victory (lord of the dance) RonanHardiman arr Peter Graham

Hampshire Age14-18 director JockMcKenzie el Camino Real AlfredReed arr Frode Rydland 

20:1020:35 

WRExHAM COUNTY SENIOR BRASS BAND Wrexham Age12-17 Conductor SteveAtherton The Contestor TJPowell arr Gordon Langford All through the night TradWelsh Rhapsody in Brass iii Allegro Assai DeanGoffin 

PEMBROKESHIRE YOUTH BRASS BAND Pembrokeshire Age10-21 Musical director MatthewJenkins Administrator HilaryLewis don’t Stop me now Mercury arr Harper virtuosity Peberdy All through the night Trad arr Langford Toccata in d minor Bach arr Van Kraeydonk 

GREATER GWENT YOUTH BRASS BAND Newport, Gwent Age13-21 Conductor PaulHolland Penlee SimonDobson 

BARE TREES COMMUNITY BAND Chadderton, Oldham Age9-20 Musical director JohnCollins Malaguena ErnestoLecuona arr Mark Freeh Blessed Assurance PhoebePalmerKnapp arr Simon Wood Turris Fortissima StevenPonsford

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THURSDAY 7 JULY CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL HALL 10:30-20:15 * StudentComposititon













JUNIOR CHAMBER

ST FAITH’S FLUTE qUARTET

SENIOR CHAMBER

BYMT OBOE qUARTET

THE MAURICE ENSEMBLE

BYMT WIND qUINTET

NO BATTERIES REqUIRED

BRASS PINS

10:30 

MOUNT ST MARY’S COLLEGE JUNIOR TRIO

Spinkhill, Derbyshire Age11-13 Musical director LucyKitchener Gypsy Rondo from Piano Trio no 39 Haydn March Militaire from Miniatures FrankBridge 

THE JUNIOR “ORIGINAL” CHAMBER ENSEMBLE Leigh-on-Sea, Essex Age9-13 Musical director GillThorn Two Pieces from The Magic Flute Mozart elegy & March Walton All arr Gill Thorn 

THE THREE BUSKATEERS

Buxton, Derbyshire Age10-11 director JasonCurteis Canon Pachabel arr The Three Buskateers watkins Ale Anon arr Edward Huws Jones Shall i, Shan’t i? TradHungarian arr Edward Huws Jones The Silver leaves of the Poplar Tree TradRomainian arr Edward Huws Jones The Four Corners of my Handerkerchief TradRomainian arr Edward Huws Jones 

DRAGON PIANO TRIO

Oxford, Oxfordshire Age7-8 Musical directors GeraldHopkin,KarenSuter Miniature Trio Gurlitt 

THE JASTLESSON qUARTET

Sheffield & Derby Age11-13 Moderato from String Quartet in F Major Hambourg,Charles vivo from String Quartet no 1 in A minor Headington,Christopher

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Age12-13 Musical director SallyLandymore Scherzo KSeitz Rialto Ripples Gershwin arr Bill Holcombe 

HOLY TRINITY FLUTE ENSEMBLE Halifax, West Yorkshire Age9-11 Teacher KimAtkinson Battle Hymn of the Republic Steffe danse des Mirlitons Tchaikovsky Tambourin Gossec All arr James Power 

THE LOVELL-JONES BOYS

Cardiff, South Glamorgan Age12-13 Group leader: SaraJones Slavonic dance op 46 no 8 Dvorak Finale from Sonata for Four Hands Poulenc Two Guitars TradRussian 

NLCS JUNIOR CELLO qUARTET London, Middlesex Age10-11 Cello Teacher PamelaMoody director of Music JohnHaythornthwaite Serenade Anon 

NOTTINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR BRASS qUINTET Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Age12-13 director GeraldDouglas AToye GilesFarnaby Parade JimParker 

FEEDBACK

12:4013:10 

LUNCH

1 HOUR 

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14:10 

CRANBROOK qUARTET Hull, East Yorkshire Age15-17 Quartet Coach HelgaPenny Finale from American Quartet Dvorak 

SWMS qUINTET

Penzance, Cornwall Age12-18 Group leader HenriettaHicks director TimBoulton Piano Quintet no 1 LouiseFarrenc 

EMMA NIBLOE & HANNAH GOODBOURN Burgess Hill, West Sussex Age17-18 ensemble Coach AnneHodgson Accompanist RichardHaslam Concerto for two Flutes, Mov 2 Cimarosa arr R Haslam Papillons, Mov 2 EmilKronke 

CAVADANTO STRING OCTET Shrewsbury, Shropshire Age16-18 Tutor JohnFairbank octet in e flat op 20 Mendelssohn 

CARTMEL MUSIC CENTRE SENIOR CHAMBER GROUP

Cartmel, Cumbria Age12-16 Group leader JDPool Trio Sonata, op 1 no 11 JLoeillet 

RGS SENIOR CHAMBER GROUP

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire Age16-18 Coach RichardBolton Assistant Coach TimVenvell Piano Trio in d minor, Mov 2 Mendelssohn kegelstatt Trio, Mov 2 Mozart

London Borough of Bromley Age16-18 director JonathanJosephs oboe Quartet Allegro, Adagio & Rondo Mozart 

PERFECT FIFTH

Chesterfield, Derbyshire Age16-18 ensemble director AmyBriggs Polka (Five easy dances) DenesAgay Three Shanties Arnold 

KING EDWARD VI FLUTE qUARTET Southampton, Hampshire Flute Tutor LBurns Jour d’étè à la montagne i Pastorale iv Ronde EugèneBozza Flûtes en vacances - 4 Flûtes légères JacquesCastérède 

MILTON KEYNES MUSIC SERVICE PIANO TRIO Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Age16-18 Adult Supervisor SueWakley Tutor MaiaGriffin Trio in C minor, Mov 1 Beethoven 

FEEDBACK

16:4017:10 

BREAK

15 MINS 

MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE BRASS qUINTET

Marlborough, Wiltshire Age14-17 Administrator AlexArkwright director MikeLomas Pastime with Good Company HenryVIII arr Stephen Roberts Restin up’ ChrisHazell Quintet in db Major, Mov 1 VictorEwald

Northampton, Northamptonshire Age16-19 Musical director PeterDunkley introduction & Allegro Ravel 

Newport, Gwent Age16-18 director EmmaArcher la Cumparsita MatosRodriguez arr Daryl Runswick Serenade Golterman Carmen Suite Bizet arr Werener Thomas-Mifune 

2+1 CLARINET TRIO

Northampton, Northamptonshire Age17-20 director AndyKirkwood Second Grand Trio Concertante, Mov 2 & 3 Waterson 

WM & AC BRASS FARTHINGS

Wellingborough, Northamptonshire Age15-17 Musical director RuthAllen Quintet MichaelKamen The Roaring Twenties arr Paul Nagle 

qUINTESSENCE

Derbyshire Age13-16 Musical director EileenMorse The Honie Suckle AnthonyHolborne Alien landscape ii MalcolmTattersall The leaves be Green WilliamByrd Riffs AndrewChallinger 

THE “ORIGINAL” qUINTET NO 1

Leigh-on-Sea, Essex Age14-18 Musical director GillThorn Bagatelles Ligeti Three Cheers for the Band from Boulevard JimParker All arr Gill Thorn

London Borough of Bromley Age16-18 director CarlO’Shea Three Shanties Arnold ugros from Five Antique Hungarian dances Farkas  Bath & North East Somerset Age16-17 director SusanAvison il est Bel et Bon Passereau arr Peter Reeve Capriccio RogerPayne 

FEEDBACK

19:4520:15 


THURSDAY 7 JULY TRADITIONAL & INTERNATIONAL ADRIAN BOULT HALL 11:00-19:00 * StudentComposititon



11:00 

CHESTNUT GROVE SENIOR STEEL PANS

London Age15-17 Head of Performing Arts MsKatieAsh Musical director ChrisStorey dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Tchikovsky arr Alicia Brown love’s Theme BarryWhite arr Chris Storey Pump me up Krosfyah arr Chris Storey 

COIMRÍU

Magherafelt, Derry Age12-18 Musical director SamCuddy Assistant Musical director CatherineMcKillop Sperrins Slipjig The north Star Jig The Boys of the Town Jig Gaelic Song (Star of the County down Air) Slow Air Star of Munster Reel The Seanchill Reel AllTrad 

THE KLEZBIANS

Falmouth, Cornwall Age18-20 director JackAddy uva Hoover* TheKlezbians/Trad Traditional* TheKlezbians/Trad Hava nagila Trad All arr The Klezbians 

FEITH AN CHEOIL SCHOOL OF IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC London Age9-17 Musical director EilishByrne-Whelehan Boys of the Town Trad Bain Paidin Trad Bog down the valley Trad Phil the Fluters Ball Trad Planxty Fitzgerald TurloughO’Carolan The wedding Trad Britches Full of Stitches Trad All arr Eilish ByrneWhelehan









RHYTHMS OF EGYPT

THE MIRGA BROTHERS

PARK HIGH DHOL DRUMMERS

SAMBA ONE – SUFFOLK ONE

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Age7-15 director KimHall Aziza MohamedAbdulWahab Alf leyla wi leyla BaleagheHandy Ya della ka kuk SamyAli All arr Kim Hall 

OKU NOJO DAIKO (NORTH EAST HAMPSHIRE AREA SCHOOLS TAIKO)

Aldershot, Hampshire Age12-18 director CarolWest kenka MarkAlcock arr Oku Nojo Daiko new Composition* OkuNojoDaiko Matsuri OkuNojoDaiko 

LUNCH

1 HOUR 

WARDLE HIGH FOLK GROUP Rochdale, Lancashire Age11-17 Conductor CliffWoodworth Sailors Hornpipe/ Manchester Hornpipe/ Harvest Home Trad Turkey in the Straw Trad 

BLACKMORE VALE FOLK GROUP

Wincanton, Somerset Age12-19 Musical director EmmaFletcher The Star of the County down Trad Hunting the Hare Trad empty Hand ElisaDoolittle All arr Blackmore Vale Folk Group 

SANGEET COLLEGE TABLA ENSEMBLE

Harrow, Middlesex Age9-12 Tutor DrFrancesShepherd Assistant Tutor DeepakSahai Tabla ensemble in teentaal Trad

Wakefield, West Yorkshire Age12-16 Head of Music FionaPark Multi Concert TradFolk nie widmy Chowiek (The Blind Man) TradFolk All arr Kazemiesh Mirga 

PANATICAL CRESTWOOD COLLEGE STEEL BAND Eastleigh, Hampshire Age11-18 director/Arranger TimDowns Fur elise Beethoven Pan in A minor ARoberts“LordKitchener” All arr Tim Downs 

FEEDBACK

14:4515:15 

BREAK

15 MINS 

TLA SENIOR STEELBAND

Littlehampton, West Sussex Age14-18 Musical director LeeNelson Band from Space Crazy live & let die McCartney i’m Yours JasonMraz All arr Lee Nelson 

ZINGARESqUE 1

Northampton, Northamptonshire Age12-19 Musical director RichardLeigh Co-Musical director LydiaWhittacre Farewell Regality TerryConway Makedonsko devojce TradMacedonian Macedonian Tango* DavidHarris eleno Mome TradMacedonian

Stanmore, Middlesex Age13-19 Group leader LisaHarris Conductor AnandVekaria dhol in the dark AnandVekaria 

THE YANGCHIN GROUP, TEES VALLEY MUSIC SERVICE Stockton-on-Tees Age12-17 Conductor ChrisLewis Pulau kecil TradIndonesia arr C Lewis A Time & Place CLewis 

THE 3 J’S

Portsmouth, Hampshire Age5-20 Singing Teacher KimShawyer Principal, dance Teacher & directors JanetWilliams,Jacqeline Willis,JackEdwards A keelie Makolay TradGhana collected by Daniel Ludford Thomas Souallé TradAfrican arr Sing Up Storms in Africa Enya arr Kim Shawyer

NORTH TYNESIDE STEELBAND Tyne & Wear Age13-21 Group leader DaveEdwards Take 5 PaulDesmond Bohemian Rhapsody Mercury 

BREAK

15 MINS 

KAGEMUSHA JUNIOR TAIKO

Exeter, Devon Age10-12 Artistic director JonathanKirby Renshu SeiichiTanaka arr Jonathan Kirby Shimabayashi JonathanKirby Stepping Stones OliverKirby

Ipswich, Suffolk Age16-19 Samba leaders MichelleRande,JakeEells Hettie’s Samba* SambaOne Baion* SambaOne Batucada* SambaOne 

THAT’S ALL FOLK!

Rochdale, Lancashire Age13-17 Musical director CliffWoodworth et dodium TheChair Please don’t Talk about me when i’m Gone SamHStept Speed the Plow Medley Trad All arr That’s all Folk! 



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MUNDO AFRIKA

Formby, Merseyside Age15-18 Music director SteveCook one by one LeboM arr Mundo Afrika Manamolela Trad arr Mundo Afrika Hosanna SowetoGospelChoir arr Mundo Afrika ken na Yo Morena Trad arr M Barrett Thina Simunye ChildrenofAgape arr Mundo Afrika Babethandaza Trad arr Mundo Afrika 

FEEDBACK

18:3019:00 

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FRIDAY 8 JULY WIND BANDS SPONSORED BY TRINITY GUILDHALL SYMPHONY HALL 10:30-20:25

* StudentComposititon





SCHOOL WIND BANDS

CROMPTON HOUSE SCHOOL WIND BAND

10:30 

ABRAHAM DARBY ACADEMY SHOWBAND Telford, Shropshire Age11-18 Musical director RachelMorton Firestorm StephenBulla 

GLOSSOPDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE WIND BAND Glossop, Derbyshire Age11-18 Musical director MarkBousie norwegian Rondo PhilipSparke Music from the Motion Picture Stardust IlanEshkeri arr Ben Hollings 

SPRINGWOOD HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT BAND

King’s Lynn, Norfolk Age12-18 Conductor PeterStrudwick Japanese Tune SoichiKonagaya Pirates of the Caribbean: At world’s end HansZimmer arr Ted Ricketts 

ST JOHN FISHER CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT BAND

Harrogate, North Yorkshire Age11-18 Musical director CraigRatcliffe Concert Prelude PhilipSparke Mars from the Planets Holst arr G Smith

Shaw, Greater Manchester Age12-18 Conductor JackPickford odyssey JayChattaway Cajun Folk Songs i la Belle et le Capitaine i Belle FrankTicheli 

BURTON BOROUGH SCHOOL CONCERT BAND

Newport, Shropshire Age11-18 Conductor AlisonRuston dragon’s Rise Fanfare MatthewHall Beyond the Summitt BrianBalmages 

RGS FIRST WIND BAND High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire Age12-18 Conductor TimVenvell Chicken Run - Main Titles JohnPowell,Harry Gregson-Williams arr Paul Murtha ovation overture JamesLHosay Bugler’s Holiday LeroyAnderson 

NOTTINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT BAND Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Age12-18 Conductor GeraldDouglas Cartoon PaulHart 

LUNCH

1 HOUR 

SMITHILLS SCHOOL SENIOR SYMPHONIC WIND BAND

Bolton, Greater Manchester Age11-18 Musical director ChrisWormald Hymn to the Fallen JohnWilliams Bolero Ravel The Firebird (Closing Section) Stravinsky All arr Chris Wormald 

LOUGHBOROUGH ENDOWED SCHOOLS SYMPHONIC WIND BAND

Loughborough, Leicestershire Age15-18 Head of woodwind & Brass Trevor Lax Percussion Tutor AidanGeary on Streets of Gold GaryFagan Memor vita! BrantKarrick 

CAERLEON COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL WIND BAND Newport, Gwent Age13-18 Musical director SeanO’Neill Silver Screen PaulHart 

ST AIDAN’S HIGH SCHOOL SYMPHONIC WIND BAND

Harrogate, North Yorkshire Age13-18 director of Music MarkPallant Royal Salute PhilipSparke elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral Wagner arr Bocook Sabre dance Khachaturian arr Bullock 

FEEDBACK

15:2015:50 

BREAK

15 MINS MUSIC CENTRE & OPEN WIND BANDS

16:05 

MANCHESTER YOUTH WIND ORCHESTRA Manchester, Greater Manchester Age12-21 Musical director SteveMillington orchestra Manager KarenCottam Gallimaufry GuyWoolfenden 

KMS SHELLEY MUSIC CENTRE SENIOR WIND BAND

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age13-19 Conductor SimonMansfield when the Stars Began to Fall FredJAllen Mazama JayChattaway 

GLOUCESTERSHIRE YOUTH WIND ORCHESTRA Gloucestershire Age12-19 director/Conductor SteveLegge leader PhilipCowley Celtic Ritual JohnHiggins kraftwerk JacobdeHaan 

STOCKPORT YOUTH WIND BAND Stockport, Greater Manchester Age11-18 Conductor AndrewWilson Head of Music Service CraigEastwood Cry of the Celts i nightmare iv lament iii Breakout RonanHardiman arr Peter Graham





LUTON YOUTH CONCERT BAND

DUDLEY PERFORMING ARTS WIND BAND

Luton, Bedfordshire Age12-19 Conductor SimonRouter Fanfare & Hymn AlexanderPhilipsbased onaThemebyHandel entract from Theatre Music PhilipSparke Finale from Riverdance Whelan arr Strommen 

TORFAEN MUSIC CENTRE SENIOR WIND BAND Torfaen, Gwent Age12-17 Conductor ChristopherTurner where eagles Sing PaulLovatt-Cooper inchon RobertWSmith 

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Sheffield, South Yorkshire Age13-18 Musical director CliveScott Assistant Musical director HelenPerry Take Center Stage DouglasCourt earthdance MichaelSweeney 

ROCHDALE YOUTH WIND BAND Rochdale, Lancashire Age11-18 Musical director CathieBrooks Festivo Gregson The Catskills NigelHess

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NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY YOUTH CONCERT BAND Northamptonshire Age16-19 Musical director PeterSmalley Gagarin NigelClarke 

GREATER GWENT YOUTH SYMPHONIA

BREAK

CITY OF SHEFFIELD YOUTH FESTIVAL BAND

Dudley, West Midlands Age13-19 Musical director LouiseJones Assistant director MarkHadlington Fanfare & Flourishes JamesCurnow Bridges over the River Cam DerekBourgeois 

Newport, Gwent Age12-21 Music director PaulHornsby watchman Tell us of the night MarkCamphouse 

FEEDBACK

19:5520:25 


FRIDAY 8 JULY JAZZ ADRIAN BOULT HALL 10:30-20:00 * StudentComposititon













RAVENS WOOD BIG BAND

WOOTTON UPPER SCHOOL BIG BAND

BREAK

RIPLEY JAZZ BAND



ALTRINCHAM GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR BOYS SWING BAND

10:30 HIGH ARCAL JAZZ BAND

Dudley, West Midlands Age11-16 Band director HayleyRay Jazz Police GeorgeGoodwin Yardbird Suite CharlieParker arr Wolpe They can’t take that Away from me Gershwin arr Wolpe 

DE FERRERS JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire Age13-18 Musical director SimonAston Better Get Hit in your Soul CharlesMingus arr Bob Hanner Feeling Good LeslieBricusse,Anthony Newley arr Cy Payne 

RGS BIG BAND

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire Age14-18 Musical director JayCraig Assistant director RichardBolton Theme from naked Gun IraNewborn arr Al Yankee Snowfall ClaudeThornhill A Few Good Men GordonGoodwin 

NOTTINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL BIG BAND Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Age12-18 director GeraldDouglas Barnburner LesHooper Moanin’ CharlesMingus

Altringham, Cheshire Age14-18 Conductor ColinMyers Assistant Conductors JaneBold,KatePotter Flight of the Foo Birds NealHefti Goodbye Pork Pie Hat CharlesMingus arr Andrew Homzy The Jazz Police GordonGoodwin 

CARDINAL VAUGHAN BIG BAND Holland Park, London Age14-18 director ScottPrice i Remember you Schertzinger arr Mark Taylor How About you Lane,Freed arr Dave Wolpe Birdland Zawinul arr John Higgins 

Bromley, Kent Age13-17 Conductor AnnabelDavies watermelon Man HerbieHancock arr Jerry Sheppard An ellington Tribute Ellington arr John Berry 

Wootton, Bedfordshire Age13-18 Head of Music Technology DaveProbert September AlDubin Summertime Gershwin Brass Machine MarkTaylor 

JAZZWORKS

LOUGHBOROUGH ENDOWED SCHOOLS BIG BAND

Southend-on-Sea, Essex Age13-15 Musical director AndyHampton nearly Fabulous Hampton Beyond Barking Hampton norman’s delight Hampton 

SANDBACH SCHOOL BIG BAND

NSG BIG BAND

Northampton, Northamptonshire Age14-18 Conductor RobReid north Africa ChickCorea arr Mike Tomaro lover Man (oh where can you be?) Davis,Ramirez,Sherman arr Sammy Nestico orange Coloured Sky MiltonDeLugg,WillieStein arr Roger Holmes 

LUNCH

1 HOUR





KING EDDIE’S REVIVAL BIG BAND Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire Age14-18 Musical director RichardMeehan Strike up the Band Gershwin arr Meehan Tenor Madness Rollins arr Mark Taylor Softly as in a Morning Sunrise Romberg,Hammerstein arr Meehan The Place where the Sidewalk ends* ZackCostello

Sandbach, Cheshire Age13-18 Musical director JohnBarber 20th Century Fox Fanfare AlfredNewman arr Barber Spiderman Webster arr Skinner Make you Feel my love Dylan arr Barber i’m a Believer NeilDiamond arr Barber 

qECC JAZZ BAND Crediton, Devon Age11-18 Musical director LucyWelsman Ain’t Misbehavin’ FatsWaller arr Dave McKeown How High the Moon Hamilton,Lewis arr Jerry Sheppard The letter CarsonThompson arr Lucy Welsman 

BODMIN COLLEGE JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Bodmin, Cornwall Age11-18 Musical director BenjiVincent Crazy little Thing Called love Queen arr Ed Wilson That’s life! arr Damien Montalto Smooth RobThomas arr Roger Holmes 

THE WINDSOR BOYS’ SCHOOL BIG BAND

Windsor, Berkshire Age13-18 Musical director JamesFussey Assistant directors JamesManwaring,Kirsty Williams Born to be wild Steppenwolf Shake Rattle & Roll CharlesECalhoun in a Sentimental Mood Ellington 

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Loughborough, Leicestershire Age16-18 Head of woodwind & Brass TrevorLax Hit the Bricks GordonGoodwin old devil Moon BurtonLane arr Dave Wolpe 

ST JOHN FISHER CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ORCHESTRA

15 MINS 

NORTHAMPTON SCHOOL FOR BOYS BIG BAND Northampton, Northamptonshire Age15-18 Musical director BarrieJohnson Sing Sang Sung GordonGoodwin Friend like Me AlanMenken arr Bill Liston 

CAERLEON COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL BIG BAND Newport, Gwent Age14-18 Musical director CeriRees Chelsea Bridge Strayhorn Fiesta Bahaia Lopez 

Lancaster, Lancashire Age13-18 Musical Supervisor BobRichmond washington & lee Swing CARobbins arr Paul Severson Anything Goes ColePorter arr Jimmy Lally Bring me Sunshine ArthurKent arr Daniel Mawson St James infirmary JoePrimrose arr Paul Severson 

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Ashford, Kent Age15-17 Musical director JohnRHall Alice in wonderland SammyFain i Fall in love too easily JuleStyne donna lee CharlieParker 

CC BIG BAND

Upminster, Essex Age14-18 Musical director JanBristow Assistant director MattLorentzen Cute NealHefti Ain’t that a kick in the Head Cahn,Heusen arr Shaun Byrne Here there & everywhere Lennon,McCartney arr Lowden Friend like Me Menken arr Peter Blair

Harrogate, North Yorkshire Age14-18 Musical director NigelBeetles Storm warning HarrySouth Big Train WyntonMarsalis Shufflin’ Chains* PeterThompson

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JAZZ ADRIAN BOULT HALL 10:30-18:35

ORCHESTRAS - MUSIC CENTRE TOWH HALL SPONSORED BY THE FEDERATION OF MUSIC SERVICES 10:30-15:00

ORCHESTRAS - OPEN SYMPHONY HALL SPONSORED BY THE FEDERATION OF MUSIC SERVICES 11:00-17:30

WORKSHOPS

PReSenTeR Sophie williamson MuSiC MenToRS Andrew Skeet if you could be joined by any musician as co-music mentor, who would they be? TheamazingconductorGustavoDudamel wouldbegood…ormaybeitwouldbemore interestingtohaveanon-musicianasacomentor–someonelikethetheatredirector TomMorriswhoI’veworkedwith,wholooks atthingsfromatheatrical/dramaticpoint ofviewwhichmusicianssometimesforget todo. what other advice do you have for the performers today? I’velearnedalotfromplayingwithabroad rangeofmusiciansandcomposerswho haven’tbeenthroughtheclassicaltraining thatIhave–theyoftenhaveveryclear andstrongmusicalinstincts,thinkfor themselvesandareveryexploratory. neil valentine what’s been your most memorable musical experience? Performingasa15yearoldattheMFY SchoolsPromintheRoyalAlbertHall. Thebuzzofperformingonabigstagereally gotmethen,andstillhasmenow.Thereis reallynothinglikeit. who are your musical heroes? Radiohead,Bartok,Metallica,Sibelius andMahler. if you could be joined by any musician as co-music mentor, who would they be? Yo-YoMa.Hehassuchahumanitytohis playing,Iwouldlovetojustlistentowhat hehastosay.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

PReSenTeR Michelle Holloway MuSiC MenToRS Sarah Freestone what’s the best advice anyone ever gave you? “Don’tgiveupplayingtwoinstruments”. ThatwasSirDavidLumsdenwhowas PrincipaloftheRoyalAcademyofMusic. Istudiedviolinandguitarasjointprincipal studiesand,althoughitwashardwork,I’m abletomakemusicwithsomanydifferent peopleinsomanydifferentgenresand situations–it’sgreat. who is your favourite musician or performing group right now and why? I’veseenthesingerSusheelaRamena fewtimesrecently–she’soneofthemost committedandenergeticperformers I’veeverseen.Youfeelasifshe’sdoing everythinginherpowertoputacrossher music–shehasthemostamazingmusicians inherbandtoo. eric Tebbett what’s been your most memorable musical experience? PlayingStravinsky’sRiteofSpringwith theNationalYouthOrchestraconducted byPierreBoulezasayoungtrumpetplayer in1969! if you could recommend one recording, what would it be? Elgar’sOverture‘IntheSouth’performedby theRoyalScottishNationalOrchestraunder AlexanderGibson. what elements do you think go towards a great performance? Consistency,Communication,Conviction!  THe XinG dinG AwARd PReSenTed in MeMoRY oF XinG dinG Xingwasinherfinalyearwith NorthamptonshireMusicandPerforming ArtsServiceandamemberofthecounty youthorchestraandstringsinfonia. Hertalentedandcommittedviolinplaying raisedthestandardofeverythinginwhich shewasinvolved.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY

PReSenTeR Sam dunkley MuSiC MenToRS issie Barratt As an international performer and composer you are passionate about the world of jazz. Tell us more…. I’vebeenreallyluckytodateandhavehad awonderfultimeasaninternationallyactive composer,conductor,baritoneplayer,record producerandeducator.I’veperformedat themajorityofleadingconcerthalls,jazz clubsandfestivalsinBritain,Scandinavia, Germany,Switzerland,NorthAmerica andWestBengalandhavebeenawarded commissionsbyawidearrayofensembles. You are passionate about supporting young jazz musicians - tell us about that. I’vealwaysbeenapassionateanddedicated educatorandamalwayskeentomake thingshappen–hencemybeingfounder ofboththeJazzFacultyatTrinityCollege ofMusicandTheNationalYouthJazz Collective. Ithinkit’sreallyimportanttomakesurethat youngmusiciansgetalltheopportunities andsupportwecanofferthem.Musicisa magicalthing–somethingthattheentire planetbenefitsfromanditdeservestobe cherishedandnurtured. if you could recommend one recording, what would it be? MilesDavisandGilEvans’PorgyandBess. what elements do you think go towards a great performance? Rapportandcommunicationwithinthe ensemble,amagicalsoundandaninfectious vibethatgetsunderthelistener’sskin. Mornington lockett during your own studies, who inspired you? BobbyWellins–agreatScottish saxophonistandcomposerwithatruly originalvoice.Hewasmyteacherat DartingtonwhenIwas19. what are the cells that make up your musical dnA? Ilovethepatternsofnotesandrhythms,but thesedaysit’sallaboutcommunicationand performance. who are your musical heroes? DanielBarenboim,VladimirAshkenazy,Raaf Hekkema(PaganiniCapricesonsax!),Phil Woods,DavidSanborn,GeorgeColeman, StanGetz,MichaelBrecker,JohnColtrane andJanGarbarek. if you could recommend one recording, what would it be? MilesDavis‘KindofBlue’.Terriblecliché butit’sstillthebest.  AwARdS SPonSoRed BY  

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MUSIC CENTRE JAZZ

ROCHDALE YOUTH BIG BAND

CAMDEN YOUTH JAZZ BAND

OPEN JAZZ

GLOUCESTERSHIRE YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

10:30 

JAZZ VEHICLE

Lincoln, Lincolnshire Age13-19 Musical director JohnCrouch nobody knows the Trouble i’ve Seen arr Gregg Perry Feelin’ Good LBricusse,ANewley arr Jazz Vehicle J.v. DO’Higgins arr Jazz Vehicle 

SOUTHAMPTON JAZZ WORKSHOP

Southampton, Hampshire Age11-18 director JoDowns Conductor TimDowns i Mean you TheloniousMonk, ColemanHawkins arr Mike Tomaro Goodbye Pork Pie Hat CharlesMingus arr Andrew Homzy Sing, Sing, Sing LouisPrima arr Dave Wolpe 

NEWPORT CITY BIG BAND

Newport, Gwent Age14-18 Musical director PaulHornsby Come Rain or Shine HArlen Cuaba FWilliams The Simpsons DannyElfman 

BOSTON YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA Boston, Lincolnshire Age15-19 director LeeHextall Assistant director VanessaAdams Spain ChickCorea arr Paul Jennings Hosanna KirkFranklin Price Tag JessieJ

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Rochdale, Lancashire Age13-18 Musical director AlecWares it’s a Fair Cop AlecWares Three’s a Crowd AlecWares Birdland JosefZawinul arr John Higgins 

HIGH WYCOMBE MUSIC CENTRE BIG BAND

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire Age14-19 Musical director PatrickGazard Chicago Fisher arr Carubia dreamsville Mancini arr Taylor Fascinating Rhythms Gershwin arr Gazard 

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AYLESBURY MUSIC CENTRE TRAINING DANCE BAND

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Age12-18 Musical director KathyGifford Riff Raff ChrisBurn ice Age JulesBuckley Flight of the Foo Bird NealHefti arr Dave Barduhn 

WAKEFIELD YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Wakefield, West Yorkshire Age12-17 director StuartWilkinson Brass Attack LarryBarton Bone Busters MarkTaylor out of the doghouse EricMorales

15:45

London Age15-18 director KateHannent Sectional Tutors DeirdreBox,Tom Challenger,SimondaSilva, PhilHarper Mary’s idea as recorded by Andy kirk MaryLouWilliams edited by Jeffrey Sultanof excerpt from Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez Rodrigo Granada Smoothie MarkTaylor 



KIRKLEES YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age14-20 Musical director JamieO’Brien Assistant director IainHarrison out of the doghouse EricMorales Stardust HoagyCarmichael Manteca DizzyGillespie arr Mike Tomaro 

TEES VALLEY YOUTH BIG BAND

Tees Valley, Cleveland Age14-19 Conductor BillWatson The Music Makes you Move LouieBellson Blue BobbyShew Saunter on 10th Avenue  RichardRodgers 

NORWICH STUDENTS JAZZ ORCHESTRA Norwich, Norfolk Age14-18 director JoshDaniels Summertime Gershwin My Babe Trad The one you Are DaryllRunswick All arr Josh Daniels 

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NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY YOUTH BIG BAND Northamptonshire Age16-19 director RachelColes Hymn for Him MattRoberts Moanin’ CharlesMingus 

TOMORROW’S WARRIORS YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA



London Age13-21 Musical director JamesMcKay Artistic director GaryCrosby learning & Participation officer ManuelaCea-Poblete Such Sweet Thunder Ellington,BillyStrayhorn Raincheck BillyStrayhorn kinda durkish/Rockin’ in Rhythm HarryCarney,Ellington, IrvingMills All arr James McKay 

OxFORDSHIRE YOUTH BIG BAND Oxfordshire Age 12-18 director CharlesLloyd Mack the knife Weill,Brecht arr Shaun Byrne la Fiesta ChickCorea arr Phillip Mossman

Gloucestershire Age14-18 directors PeterMartin,PeteGrogan South 21st Shuffle SteveWeist Birdsong* DannyRyan 

DONCASTER YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA 

Doncaster, South Yorkshire Age15-21 director JohnEllis Assistant director JamesHamilton Causeway Suite* JamesHamilton Hunting wabbits GordonGoodwin 

GREATER GWENT YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA Newport, Gwent Age14-21 Musical director PaulHornsby A long Time Ago BobMintzer Choro dancado MariaSchneider 

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10:30 

HIGH WYCOMBE MUSIC CENTRE YOUTH ORCHESTRA

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire Age13-18 Conductor SimonSalisbury Finlandia Sibelius Slavonic dance in G minor op 46 n0 8 Dvorak An American in Paris Suite Gershwin arr John Whitney 

CITY OF HULL YOUTH STRING ORCHESTRA

Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire Age15-20 Conductor DominicWright Assistant JunePitts Musica notturna delle Strade di Madrid Boccherini Ancient dances & Airs Suite Respighi 

KIRKLEES SCHOOLS STRING ORCHESTRA

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age10-18 Conductor RalphBarker Assistant WillMace Retribution* WilliamRobertson dance Parhelia WilliamHofeldt 

AYLESBURY MUSIC CENTRE YOUTH ORCHESTRA

1 HOUR 

CITY OF SHEFFIELD SENIOR SCHOOLS ORCHESTRA

Sheffield, South Yorkshire Age11-18 Conductor IanNaylor leader LizzieHeyes 1812 overture Tchaikovsky 

KMS COLNE VALLEY SENIOR STRINGS

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire Age12-18 Musical director PeterSimons leader ClareSobala Moulin Rouge - Tango CraigArmstrong arr S Hazelton one Hand one Heart LeonardBernstein arr R Longfield Selection from Hairspray arr T Ricketts 

WIRRAL SCHOOLS’ ORCHESTRA

Wirral, Merseyside Age13-18 Musical director ScottLloyd Procession of the nobles Rimsky-Korsakov arr Merle J Isaac Allegro from Trumpet Concerto  Haydn Finlandia  Sibelius 

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11:00 

KENILWORTH STRINGS

Kenilworth, Warwickshire Age11-18 director ShaunaKelhamGardner Maggie, Mary & the Mason Trad arr Shauna Kelham Gardner Concerto l’inverno i Allegro non molto  Vivaldi Palladio i. Allegretto  KarlJenkins 

WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Warwickshire Age14-21 director ColinTouchin orchestral Manager MichaelWilliamson Sinfonietta no 2 ColinTouchin Hungarian dance no 6 in d Brahms 

LEICESTERSHIRE SCHOOLS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leicestershire Age14-18 Musical director/ Conductor AndrewBound Pictures at an exhibition limoges Catacombe Cum mortius in lingua mortua Baba–Yaga The Great Gate of kiev Mussorgsky arr Ravel

South Gloucestershire Age13-18 Musical director DuryLoveridge Student Conductors BradleyParker, GavinPillinger little Suite op 78 no 2 Arnold norwegian dance op 35 no 4 Grieg Hungarian dance no 5 Brahms 

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY YOUTH ORCHESTRA Northamptonshire Age13-19 Conductor PeterDunkley daphnis & Chloe - Suite no 2 Ravel 

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LUNCH

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WESSEx YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Dorset Age10-20 director/Conductor SusannaRiddell Festive overture Shostakovich Adagio from Spartacus Khatchaturian March from love of Three oranges Prokofiev arr Harold Perry

Oxfordshire Age12-21 Conductor  DrJohnTraill danse Macabre  Saint-Saëns Salomé’s dance from Salomé op 54 Strauss 

LANCASHIRE YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Lancashire Age11-19 Musical director RichardLaing orchestra Manager JennyMerren Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite op 66a v waltz ii Adagio Tchaikovsky Pictures at an exhibition The Hut on Fowles legs (Baba-Yaga) The Great Gate of kiev  Mussorgsky arr Ravel 

West Sussex Age13-19 Conductor DavidBennet Symphonic dances from west Side Story Bernstein 

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GREATER GWENT YOUTH ORCHESTRA Newport, Gwent Age14-21 Conductor PeterJames Raiders March JohnWilliams Yoda’s Theme from Star wars JohnWilliams independence day end Credits DavidArnold

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Age13-19 Conductor TomHorn Symphony no 8, unfinished Schubert

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NOTORIOUS – THE CHOIR WITH A DIFFERENCE lovely day, Bill withers Shine, Take That Notoriouswasformedin1997tomakehigh-qualitychoral musicthatisaccessibleandcanbeenjoyedbyanyone regardlessofbackgroundorpreviousexperience. Theyperformawiderangeofmusictoappealtonew audiences,fromVaughanWilliamstoRobbieWilliams andperforminnewandunusualvenuesthroughoutthe WestMidlandsincludinggalleriesandshoppingcentres. Therearenoauditionstobepartofthechoir,allowing participationbypeopleofallbackgrounds,ability,ages andconfidence. 

CAMDEN YOUTH JAZZ BAND Mary’s idea, Mary lou williams Granada Smoothie, Mark Taylor CamdenYouthJazzBandwassetupin1997andbrings togetheryoungjazzmusiciansformthediverseNorth Londonborough.Theyhaveperformedatvenuesacross LondonandhavetouredGermanyandLithuania. Manyoftheirplayershavegoneontostudymusic andforgecareersinthemusicbusiness. 

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MUSIC FOR YOUTH is an umbrella NYMO organisation. We’re delighted that the NYMOs will be at the festival once again inspiring MFY performers in a series of workshops and special events.





WHAT IS A NATIONAL YOUTH MUSIC ORGANISATION (NYMO)?

NATIONAL YOUTH CHOIRS OF GREAT BRITAIN 









NYMOsbringtalentedyoungmusicianstogether, onanationallevel,forinspirationaltrainingandadvanced ensembleperformanceopportunities. Theyincludenationalorchestras,choirsandbandsacross arangeofgenres.ParticipationinNYMOactivityisthe pinnacleofmanyyoungmusicians’progression. TheNYMOFundsitsproudlyattheheartofYouthMusic’s aimtoencourageandnurturetalent.Itisoneofourlongestrunningfundingprogrammesandsupportsoutstanding opportunitiesfordevelopment,learningandprogression intoeducationandprofessionalmusicmakingforyoung musicians,regardlessoftheirfinancialcircumstances. Setupin2001,YouthMusic’sNYMOFundisfinanced byArtsCouncilEngland,theMusicandDanceScheme attheDepartmentforEducationandYouthMusic. TheNYMOfundcoversabroadspectrumofmusicalgenres fromWesternclassicaltoSouthAsianclassical, andcontemporaryjazztomusicaltheatre. “TheNYMOnetworkisoneofthemostdynamicandexciting bodiesofsupportfortalentedyoungmusiciansintheworld andanintegralpartofYouthMusic’sstrategicpushtonurture youngtalent.” ChristinaCokerOBE,ChiefExecutive,YouthMusic. Tofindoutmore,includinghowtogetinvolved,visit youthmusic.org.uk/nymo

  TheNationalYouthChoirsofGreatBritainactivelyupholds itsmissionofnurturingtheexceptionalmusicaltalentof theyoungpeopleofGreatBritainbyofferingtheverybest musicalprovisionfromthecountry’sgreatestdirectors,vocal tutorsandcollaborators. Originallysetupasasinglechoirof100ofthebestyoung singersinthenation,NYCGBnowprovidesthewidestof musicalexperiencesforover750youngpeopleaged9-28. TheeducationalstructurecomprisesfourJuniorChoirswhich provideopportunitiesforgirlstojoinfromtheageeleven andboysfromtheageofnine,twoTrainingChoirsforsingers aged13-18,theNationalYouthChoiritselfforsingersaged 16-22andaworld-renownedchamberchoir,Laudibus. TheformationoftheTrainingandJuniorChoirsillustrates akeyprincipleofoureducationalandmusicalapproach; tobeayouthorganisationwhereoutreach,educationand artistryareallplacedatthecentreofourcreativefocus. Theresidentialcoursesthatformthebackboneofour activityincludeintensiverehearsals,individualvoicecoaching andlessonsinmusicianship,allofwhichtakeplaceinan environmentwhichdevelopsbothteamwork andleadership. nycgb.net 

NATIONAL YOUTH BRASS BAND OF GREAT BRITAIN 

  TheNYBBgivesexceptionallygiftedyoungbrass instrumentaliststheopportunitytoperformadvancedmusic andreceivethehighestqualityteaching,careandhelp. Aswellasprovidingopportunitiesforyoungpeopleto improvetheirmusicianshipandwidentheirmusicalhorizons, NYBBprovidesthebrassbandmovementandthemusic professionwiththenextgenerationofplayers. Residentialcourses,lastingforoneweek,areheldtwice ayear.Underthedirectionofateamofinstrumentaltutors andtheArtisticDirectororGuestConductor,theplayershave intensivesectionalandfullbandrehearsalsdaily.Studentsare oftenintroducedtoworkstheywouldnotnormallymeet. nybb.org.uk

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NATIONAL CHILDREN’S ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN





 The national Youth Jazz Collectiveisanewandvibrant organisationthatsupportsthecreativeandeducationalneeds ofyoungjazzimprovisersaged8-18nationallyacrossEngland. Weworkinpartnershipwithmusicservices,venuesandarts organisationstodevelopbespokeprogrammesthatmake animpactregionallyonjazzprovision.Weofferarangeof activitiesfromopportunitiesforyoungpeopletoaccessjazz forthefirsttime,toourannualNationalSummerSchoolfor themostgiftedandtalentedyoungmusicians(selectedby audition),supportedbyContinuingProfessionalDevelopment formusicleaders.Wealsoofferadviceandsignposting foryoungjazzmusiciansandtheirleadersandsupportfor emergingjazzgraduatesthroughtheYoungAmbassador scheme.Bursariesareavailableforallactivities. TutorsincludeIssieBarratt(NYJC’sFounderandArtistic Director),AndrewBain,PeteChurchill,NicFrance,Dave Hassell,MickFoster,MarkHodgson,NikkiIles,MarkLockheart, JeremyPrice,NickSmart,MartinSpeake,SteveWattsand MikeWalker. NYJCwelcomesjazzluminaryDaveHollandasourPresident andwearedelightedthatJulianJosephisaTrusteeandone ofourVicePresidents. nyjc.co.uk



NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ COLLECTIVE



 TheNCOprovidesyoungpeoplewithaworld-class foundationfororchestralperformanceandmusicianship. Webringtogetherhundredsof7-13yearoldsfromacross thecountryandofferthemalife-changingexperience –meetinglike-mindedpeopleandbeingguidedbytop professionalmusicians. Establishedin1978,theNCOhasgonefromstrength tostrength,buildingupaninternationalreputationas anoutstandingorchestrawhosematuritybeliestheage ofitsmembers.TheNCOhasperformedinawidevariety ofconcertvenues,fromtheRoyalAlbertHallinLondon totheForbiddenCityConcertHallinBeijing,andpromises audiencesanentertainingandupliftingperformance. NCOentryisbyauditiononly,youdon’thavetohavereached acertaingrade.Anychildwhoplaysanorchestralinstrument andwhowillbeaged7-13yearsoldon1April2011iseligible toapply. BursariesareavailableandtheNYOiscommittedtoensuring thatanychildwhohasthetalenttojointheNCOisableto takeuptheirplace,regardlessoffinancialcircumstances. nco.org.uk 

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YOUTH MUSIC THEATRE UK

  YMTisanationalcompany(withofficesinLondonand Edinburgh)offeringthebestopportunitiesforyoung peopletostagenewmusictheatreinallpartsoftheUK. Weareproudtoworkwithsomeofthemosttalentedand passionateartisticprofessionalsfromwithinthemusic theatreindustryintheUKandaroundtheworld. YMThasahardshipfundwhichprovidesbursariesforthose mostinneedoffinancialassistance,whichisavailable tocompanymembersonitsproductions.YMTalsooffer extensiveadviceonhowtoraisefundsthroughother sourcessuchasTrustsandFoundations.Youngpeople fromdeprivedbackgroundscanbereferredbyoutside organisationssuchasYoungCarersgroupstoqualifyfor supportedplacesforouropenaccessSummerSkillscourses. youthmusictheatreuk.org



SAMYO – SOUTH ASIAN MUSIC YOUTH ORCHESTRA 







Everyyear,165talentedteenagersfromacrossBritainjoin forcestoachievesomethingextraordinary.Theyreawaken classicalmusic,reinvigoratinggreatrepertoirewithfresh energyandresonance.Theygeneratetremendousteamspirit andremindusalloftheawesomerewardsthatcomefrom hardwork,dedicationandfollowingtheirdreams. InthewordsofNYOmemberDavidWong,‘Welearnsomuch fromeachother,andfromourconductors,tutorsandsoloists whogiveusinspirationaboutmusicandnewenergyand enthusiasmtoinjectintowhateverwedo.I’vemadelifelong friendshipshereandthesheerexcitementofthemusicwe playisanexperienceinitself.’ YoucanseetheNYOatSymphonyHallBirminghamon 3Augustperformingmusicthatcapturestheirteenspirit includingSergeiProkofiev’sRomeo&Julietandhisgrandson Gabriel’sConcertoforTurntablesandOrchestrawith conductorVladimirJurowski.Allseatsare£5forunder25s. Rightnow,youcanalsoapplyforaplaceinnextyear’sNYO. It’sfreetoapplyandaudition.SimplyvisittheNYOwebsiteto findoutwhat’srequiredandcompletetheonlineapplication formbyThursday14July2011.Thiscouldbeyourmomentto joinyournationalteam! nyo.org.uk

   SamyoistheUK’sNationalSouthAsianMusicYouth Orchestra.Itisauniquephenomenon,asitcombinesboth NorthandSouthIndianmusicwithbrandnewcompositions, writtenbysomeoftheworld’sfinestartists.Theorchestra existstoprovideinspirationaltrainingandperformance opportunitiestotalentedyoungmusiciansofallbackgrounds undertheageof18,solongasyouhavetraininginIndian Classicalmusic. SamyoisthefirstofitskindintheworldofIndianmusic, bringingyouabrandnewgenreof“OrchestralIndianMusic” whichisbothcontemporaryandclassical.Togetherwith itspartnersSamyoworkstobringtogethertalentedyoung musiciansatanationallevel,forinspirationaltrainingand advancedperformanceopportunities.Theorchestrawas foundedandisrunbyMilapfest. samyo.org

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 The national union of Teachers isthelargest teachers’unionandtheonlyunionthat representsonlyqualifiedteachers,orthose whoareoncoursesorinpoststhatwilllead toteacherqualification.TheNUTcampaigns consistentlyforprofessionalunityinthe teachingprofession.Webelievethatasingle professionalbody,articulatingtheviewsof theprofession,wouldbenefitbothchildren andteachers.Teachingisachallengingand importantjob.Teacherscanchangechildren’s lives.ThehallmarkoftheNUThasbeena commitmenttohigh-qualityeducationfor allchildren.Crucialtothefullandenriched developmentofourchildrenandyoung peopleistheopportunitytoenjoyandmake music.TheNationalUnionofTeachersis honouredtobeamajorsponsorofMusic forYouth. teachers.org.uk

 The Royal Albert Hallistheworld’smost famousstage.Itsbreathtakingauditorium hostsover370showsayearbytheworld’s greatestartists.Themagicalatmosphere combinedwithinspiredartistscreates legendaryevents.Openedin1871aspart ofPrinceAlbert’svisionforacentreforthe ArtsandSciences,andaregisteredcharity operatingwithoutpublicfunding,itremains truetohisfoundingambitionswithina moderncontext. Extendingthebrandwithover120events outsidetheauditorium,theHallhas broadeneditsappealtoyounger,diverse audienceswhilststillengagingitsexisting customers.Italsoworksextensivelywith schoolsandyoungpeoplethroughits LearningandParticipationprogramme, reachingover30,000participantseachyear. RegisteredCharityno:254543 royalalberthall.com 



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 TeSisproudtohavebeenamajorsponsor ofMusicforYouthforover30years. Astheleadingeducationalpublisherinthe UK,TESiscommittedtoimprovingstandards ofeducationbysupportingteacherswith arangeofdependableproductsandservices. OurawardwinningwebsiteTESConnect andmarketleadingprintpublicationthe TESenableteacherstointeract,shareand beheard.Fromcareeradviceandguidance, jobs,asupportivecommunityandahuge rangeofcompletelyfreeteachingresources -includinghundredsofmusicresources- sharedbyteacherswithteachers,tothe latestnews,opinionsandthoughtprovoking articles–TESisattheheartofteachingand education. TESwholeheartedlysupportsMusicfor Youth’spolicyofopenaccesstomusicfor allyoungpeople.Webelievethateducation isaboutmorethantestsandexams. Schoolsshouldbesupportedinencouraging creativitywitheverychildbeinggiventhe opportunitytoplayaninstrumentorsing. Byhelpingschoolstofindthebestteachers andthenequippingthoseteacherswiththe resourcesandnetworkofsupporttohelp themdothebestjobpossible,weareproud tobecontributingtothatprinciple. tes.co.uk

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Thank you to the Music for Youth sponsors and supporters. Through their generosity and vision, these organisations and companies are supporting Britain’s young musicians and helping MFY continue to provide performance opportunities across its season.



 Rockschool isEurope’sleadingRockmusic examboard.Webelievethatanyonecan getarecognisedqualificationbyplayingthe musictheylove.Ouraimistomakeexams accessible,funandrelevanttotheneedsand aspirationsofpopandrockmusicians. Ourqualificationscovertheprincipalrock instrumentsaswellasincludingmanyother areasofstudyincludingmusiccomposition, musictechnology,performanceskills,digital synthesisandmusicbusinessskills. Rockschoolsupportsitscandidatesand teacherswithappropriatematerialsand expertadvice.Rockschooliscommitted tosupportingandproducinggreatmusic teachersofthefutureandourteaching qualificationsareendorsedbythe Musicians’Union. Higherlevelinstrumentalplayerscantake ourPerformanceDiplomasuptoLevel6. rockschool.co.uk

 Youth MusicistheleadingUKcharity usingmusictotransformthelivesof disadvantagedchildrenandyoungpeople. Wesupportanddevelopexemplarymusic provisionateverystageofayoungperson’s development,whetherit’sthefirsttime amotherandbabymakemusictogether,ora talentedteen’sdebutattheRoyalAlbertHall. YouthMusichastransformedthelandscape ofmusicalopportunityintheUK.Since1999, we’vereachedovertwomillionchildrenand youngpeoplethroughalltypesofmusic; bothinandoutofschool.Musichasthe powertobuildconfidence,broadenhorizons andraiseaspirations.Ourmusicprogrammes allowvulnerableyoungpeopletofindtheir way,takechargeoftheirlivesandunlock theirhiddenpotential. youthmusic.org.uk 

 The department for educationsupports opportunitiesforchildrenandyoungpeople toengageingoodqualitymusicallearning andactivities. education.gov.uk 

 Creative Scotlandisthenationalleader forScotland’sarts,screenandcreative industries.It’sourjobtohelpScotland’s creativityshineathomeandabroad. Weinvestintalentedpeopleandexciting ideas.Wedevelopthecreativeindustries andchampioneverythingthat’sgoodabout Scottishcreativity. Scotlandboastsanincrediblerangeoftalent, fromaward-winningdirectorsandwritersto widelyrecognisedactorsandinternationally renownedvisualartists,architectsanddigital companies.Asaresultofthewealthof indigenoustalent,Scotlandproducesahuge volumeofhome-grownproductionsand productseachyear. WethinkScotland’sarts,screenandcreative industriesareworthshoutingabout.We’ll leadtheshouting. creativescotland.com








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CORPORATE FRIENDS  Challow CharlesRussell ev-entz Menzies 

MFY GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES DONATIONS FROM  ADPowerWillTrust Moira&PeterBuck CambridgeEducation@Islington TheCouttsCharitableTrust TheD’OylyCarteCharitableTrust TheJohnEllermanFoundation HochtiefFacilityManagementUKLtd InmemoryofLauraHoward InmemoryofIrisLong TheMartynDonaldsonMusicTrust EileenMcManus TheMitford-SladeCharitableTrust InmemoryofMrSidneyO’Connell MichaelPearce PennonGroupplc InmemoryofArthurRussell NMRothschild&SonsLimited Paul&JuneSheldon InmemoryofWilliamSmithCooper TheGeoff&FionaSquireFoundation InmemoryofJamesTriffett TheUnderwoodTrust InmemoryofMargaretWagstaffe InmemoryofRenateWarburg Vivendi

 Chief executive  LincolnAbbotts operations Manager SamanthaWeitzel Production Manager  VickyWalker Producers  LukeJohnson TimSpires Assistant Producer DearbhaileNairn Head of external Relations ChloëFaulkner Marketing Manager EmmaLee online editor AlistairMcDonald Marketing & events Assistant ChrisPickett external Relations Assistant DanPotrykus Finance officer VidhanShah 

MUSIC FOR YOUTH DIRECTORS  Chairman  david Hamid Partner MerchantEquityPartners Company Secretary  Robin Bynoe SeniorCounsel CharlesRussellSolicitors John dixon AssistantSecretary NationalUnionofTeachers Michael doughty ManagingDirector  StentorMusicCoLtd John Mander ChiefExecutive MertonMusicFoundation Mike Marcus Partner CoreResolutionsLLP louise Rogers ChiefExecutive TSLEducation Robert wilson Chairman SoundTechnology 

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 Georgina Biggs TownHallSymphonyHall John Clemson BirminghamMusicService Steph donaldson BirminghamConservatoire Tony dudley-evans BirminghamJazz Barry d’Souza SoundFutures Symon easton BirminghamCityCouncil Clare edwards FreelanceMusicConsultant nancy evans BirminghamContemporaryMusicGroup Andrew Jowett TownHallSymphonyHall david Saint BirminghamConservatoire keith Stubbs ArtsEducationConsultant Christina Timms YouthMusicRegionalExecutiveOfficer,West Midlands 

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National Festival Programme 2011  

Programme from the 2011 National Festival. Contains interviews with inspiring musicans and details of every group that participated.

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