15/06/2016 12:00 AM

Opera North Orchestra Camp 22-26 August 2016

Opera North’s first Orchestra Camp is a holiday project open to anyone aged 10 – 18 years who plays a musical instrument.

From 22 – 26 August 2016, this project will host young and enthusiastic musicians from Leeds and the wider area, offering everyone an inclusive and stimulating experience contributing to children’s and young people’s general musicianship in an inspiring and enjoyable way.

Over the course of 5 days, children and young people will:

 Take part in instrumental activities, singing sessions, drama and movement
 Explore and rehearse new pieces
 Meet new people and make new friends
 Perform side-by-side with the Orchestra of Opera North

The project is open young people aged 10+ who play the following orchestral instruments:

 String (violin, viola, cello, double bass): beginner (grade 0-2), intermediate (grade 3-5), advanced (grade 6+)
 Woodwind (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone): intermediate (grade 3-5), advanced (grade 6+)
 Brass (horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba): intermediate (grade 3-5), advanced (grade 6+)

 Percussion: beginner+ (conditions apply, email education@operanorth.co.uk for more information)

Opera North Orchestra Camp provides a programme packed with fun, play, high quality experiences, and a unique opportunity to work with professional musicians of a world renowned Opera Company. Not to be missed!

When: Monday 22  – Friday 26 August 2016

Where: School of Music, University of Leeds & James Graham Great Hall, Leeds Beckett University
£125 per participant
£230 for two siblings
£350 for three siblings
if you sign up before Thursday 30 June 2016
Sign-up deadline: Sunday 31 July 2016
Apply here: https://www.operanorth.co.uk/opera-north-orchestra-camp