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Local musicians: here’s how you can be part of the BBC’s Ten Pieces celebration

Published
06.06.2017

This Saturday 10th June, musicians of all ages and abilities are invited to join the BBC’s Ten Pieces celebration at locations across the county.

 

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WATCH: 10 Pieces: the story so far: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04x54ls

Three music centres in the Forest of Dean, Gloucester and Stroud are opening their doors as part of the BBC’s National Ten Pieces celebration.

Musicians from the very-beginner to the very-advanced are invited to join a morning of music-making, whilst discovering music by Bizet and Bach.

Book your place at your nearest centre and join fellow musicians to take part on Saturday morning:

Brookfield Music Centre (Sir Thomas Rich’s School, Gloucester).  09:30 - 12:30
Open to young musicians on all instruments.  Parts will be available for brass, strings, woodwind, percussion and guitars. 

Adult musicians are welcome to join us for the morning.

Five Valleys Music Centre (Archway School, Stroud). 09:30 - 12:30
Open to young musicians on all instruments.  Parts will be available for brass, strings, woodwind, percussion and guitars. 

Adult musicians are welcome to join us for the morning.

Forest of Dean Area Wind Band (Lakers School, Coleford).  10:00 - 12:00
Open to wind, brass and percussion musicians of all ages and abilities.  
Parts will be available for brass, woodwind, and percussion.

Email steve.legge@gloucestershire.gov.uk to book, you will be sent full details and a link to music. 

The cost for the morning is £5 (payable on the day). 

Cllr Richard Boyles, cabinet member for children and young people at Gloucestershire County Council said: “This is a golden opportunity to be part of a nationally acclaimed musical celebration. We have some talented musicians in the county as well as many more budding stars who I’m sure will do Gloucestershire proud as part of the BBC Ten Pieces event.

“I look forward to the celebration and hope to see as many residents as possible strike up a note and take part.”