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CREATE Music Groups

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  • Phone Neil Robertson 
    0141 276 8472

CREATE Music

Whole Authority Music Ensembles  - the following programme will be offered to Glasgow City Council young musicians during session 2016/17.

Big Band

The ensemble is aimed at musicians currently playing at approximately ASBRSM grade 4 and above.

  • Instruments - Vocals, Flute, Clarinet, All Saxophones, Trumpet/Comet, 
    Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass (upright) Bass (electric), Drum Kit.
  • Where - City Halls
  • When -  Thursday
  • Time - 19.00 - 21.00

Brass/Woodwind Training Band 

The Ensemble is aimed at Brass and Woodwind players currently playing at approximately ASBRSM grade 1 - 3.

  • Instruments - Woodwind, Brass
  • Where - City Halls
  • When -  Saturday (Term-time - September to April)
  • Time - 12.00 - 13.00
  • Informal audition 
  • Pathway to -  Glasgow Schools' Concert Band

Concert Band

The band is aimed at Brass, Woodwind and Percussion players currently playing at approximately ASBRSM grade 4 and above.

  • Instruments - Woodwind, Brass,  Percussion
  • Where - City Halls
  • When -  Saturday (Term-time - September to April)
  • Time - 11.00 - 13.00
  • Pathway to -  Glasgow Schools' Symphony Orchestra

String Orchestra

The String Orchestra is aimed at string players currently playing at approximately ASBRSM grade 4 and above.

  • Instruments - Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
  • Where - City Halls
  • When -  Saturday (Term-time - September to April)
  • Time - 09.00 - 11.00
  • Pathway to - Glasgow Schools' Symphony Orchestra and String Ensemble

String Training Orchestra

The Training Orchestra is aimed at string players currently playing at approximately ASBRSM grade 1 - 3.

  • Instruments - Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
  • Where - City Halls
  • When -  Saturday (Term-time - September to April)
  • Time - 09.00 - 11.00
  • Pathway to  - Glasgow Schools' String Orchestra

Voice Factory

This is a choral programme for children in P4 - 7 and young people attending secondary school.

Members receive ½ choral singing and ½ musicianship training at each rehearsal

  • Instrument - Voice
  • Where - City Halls
  • When - Saturday
  • Time -  (P4 - 09.00 - 10.00, P5 - 10.00 -11.00, P6/7 - 11.00 - 12.00, Secondary 12.00 - 13.00
  • Informal audition for p5, p6/7 & Secondary choir

Rehearsal dates for CREATE Music Groups

Saturdays- String Orchestra, String Training Orchestra, Concert Band and Voice Factory Choirs

September
  • 2 September
  • 9 September
  • 16 September
  • 30 September                                                   
October
  • 7 October
  • 28 October
November
  • 4 November
  • 11 November
  • 18 November
  • 25 November
December
  • 2 December
  • 9 December
  • 16 December
Christmas Concerts
  • 18 December
  • 19 December
January
  • 6 January
  • 13 January
  • 20 January
  • 27 January
February
  • 3 February
  • 17 February
  • 24 February
March 
  • 3 March
  • 10 March
  • 17 March
  • 24 March       
Spring Concerts
  • 26 March
  • 27 March

Rehearsal dates for Big Band

Thursdays:

September
  • 7 September
  • 14 September
  • 28  September                                                       
October
  • 5 October
  • 12 October
  • 26 October
November
  • 2 November
  • 9 November
  • 16 November
  • 23 November
  • 30 November
December
  • 7 December
  • 14 December
Christmas Concerts
  • 18 December
  • 19 December
January
  • 11 January
  • 18 January
  • 25 January
February
  • 1 February
  • 8 February
  • 15 February
  • 22  February
March 
  • 1 March
  • 8 March
  • 15 March
  • 22 March
Spring Concerts
  • 26 March
  • 27 March

 

Get In Touch 

  • Phone Neil Robertson 
    0141 276 8472
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