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National Youth Wind Ensemble of Scotland Summer School

  • 13th July 2019 - 19th July 2019
  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Are you a talented wind, brass or percussion student who wants the opportunity to play in a large wind orchestra? Spend a fun and immersive week making music, learning and performing in Scotland’s national conservatoire.

The National Youth Wind Ensemble of Scotland is for aspiring young brass, percussion and woodwind musicians who wish to further develop their musical skills and ensemble experience. Offered at two levels, for Intermediate and Senior instrumentalists, students will work with some of the UK’s finest musicians and educators to tackle a variety of engaging repertoire.

Participants will work with instrumental specialists in sectional rehearsals, as well as in full ensemble rehearsals, before performing in a public showcase concert at the end of the week.
Intermediate

Mon 15 – Fri 19 July, 10am – 5pm

for Grades 3-5

This Ensemble is for musicians working from Grade 3 – 5 (ABRSM or equivalent) standard. During the week students will explore various musical styles through the engaging repertoire chosen, while developing their musicianship skills and confidence playing in both sectional and full rehearsals. The course will culminate in a concert on the final day for family and friends in the Stevenson Hall.
Senior

Sat 13 – Fri 19 July, 10am – 5pm

for Grades 6+

This seven-day intensive summer school is for musicians Grade 6+ (ABRSM or equivalent) standard. The course offers more advanced participants a challenging, yet supportive environment to rehearse and perform some of Wind Orchestra’s more demanding larger scale repertoire. The course culminates in a concert for family and friends on the final day in the Stevenson Hall.

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