Young Sounds Concert

Derbyshire City & County Youth Wind Band will be joined by a massed primary school choir in this special concert showcasing the talent of Derbyshire's young music-makers.
Sunday 13 March 2016, 18.00
The Riverside Centre
Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8HY
Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership
Sunday 13 March 2016, 18.00
The Riverside Centre
Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8HY
Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership
DDMP
DDMP

The City & County Youth Wind Band share the outcome of this half term's work alongside performances from a massed choir made up of pupils from five primary schools.

  • Performances from the City & County Youth Wind Band including Illyrian Dances (Woolfenden) and Five Folk Songs (Gilmore). Conducted by Mark Heron
    Performances from the massed primary school choir − made up of of children from Ashgate Primary (Derby), Christ the King Catholic Primary (Alfreton), Codnor Community Primary (nr. Ripley), Egginton Primary, Roe Farm Primary (Derby). Conducted by Rachel Wilkes.

Tickets & Bookings

Tickets will only be available through participating schools and the City & County Youth Wind Band only. There will be no tickets for sale on the door for this event.

Massed primary school choir

Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership's Singing Support Team work with different schools across the city and county each term, to bring young singers together for large-scale performances. Tonight's singers have been preparing in their own schools since February, and came together for the first time this week.

City & County Youth Wind Band

The City & County Youth Wind Band is one of Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership's flagship ensembles, attracting high-achieving musicians from across the county. Conducted by Mark Heron, this ensemble achieves a very high musical standard, winning platinum awards at last year's National Concert Band Festival.

For more information on the residential course leading to this concert, please follow the link below.

The Derbyshire City & County Youth Wind Band is one of the flagship large ensembles for Derby and Derbyshire, bringing together many of the most talented young musicians from schools and music centres across the city and county