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Area Band

AREA BAND 2019-2020

 

Mrs Kelly our new Music Lead is in charge of organising pupils to take part in Area Band. She is assisted by Miss Hillary who will take a number of our pupils each Tuesday evening after school to another local school to play in a Nottingham City Young Persons Orchestra!

 

HOW AREA BAND WORKS
AREA BAND IS A FOLLOW ON OPPORTUNITY FOR YEAR 5 & 6 CHILDREN WHO STARTED TO LEARN TO PLAY THE GUITAR IN YEAR 4 AND WOULD LIKE TO CONTINUE TO PLAY AND GROW AS A MUSICIAN.

AREA BAND RUNS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. IT IS FULLY FUNDED BY SCHOOL AND FREE TO ANY PUPIL WHO WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND!

 

(OPPORTUNITIES BRINGS SUCCESS!)

 

PRACTICE SESSIONS OCCURRING ON A TUESDAY AFTER SCHOOL AT ROBIN HOOD PRIMARY. THERE IS A COACH PROVIDED TO TAKE AND BRING THE CHILDREN BACK. THE CHILDREN ARE SUPERVISED BY A MEMBER OF SCHOOL STAFF AT ALL TIME, WHILST MUSIC PRACTITIONERS FROM NOTTINGHAM MUSIC SERVICES OFFER THEM THEIR EXPERTISE - PLEASE SEE THE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE FOR EXACT DATES.

EACH YEAR, AREA BAND MEMBERS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHOWCASE THEIR TALENT BY PERFORMING IN HIGH PROFILE CONCERTS/VENUES THROUGHOUT THE CITY, SUCH AS ‘ XMAS IN THE CITY’ AT EITHER THE ROYAL CONCERT HALL OR THE ALBERT HALL, AND ‘LIGHT NIGHTS’  AT ST PETERS CHURCH IN THE CITY CENTRE.

 

 

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Christmas in the City

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Our talented guitarists playing Viva la vida by Cold play

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