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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

Damhsa

Damhsa returns on Tuesday 24 October at the City Hall from 4.30 to 6. Please encourage any of your students to come along, guitars, accordions, anything welcome. Music and more information is on the updated website. 

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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