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Winter Concert 2017

This well loved annual concert is being held once again in the beautiful Wakefield Cathedral on Friday the 1st December at 7pm. It will feature four of Wakefield’s finest ensembles; Wakefield Youth Orchestra, Wakefield Youth Brass Band, Wakefield Youth Choir … Continue reading

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WYJO at Marsden Jazz Festival!

Spot Wakefield Youth Jazz Orchestra in this video having a great time at Marsden Jazz Festival last weekend! It was a great concert with lots of new members who played brilliantly! Well done to everyone involved including their great Directors, Stuart Wilkinson … Continue reading

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New Music Hub Parent Group

20th October 2017 (6pm) – Manygates Music Centre We hope that everyone has had a good start to the Autumn term and thank you once again for your support to Music Education and to our Music Centres and Ensembles. We … Continue reading

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Battle of the Bands 2017

This years Battle of the Bands is nearly upon us so please come down and support Wakefield’s young talent as the following 5 final high school bands make their debut and battle it out at Unity Works on Wednesday 1st … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

A Happy New Year to all our great young musicians, schools, academies, partners and brilliant teachers! All groups, ensembles and Music Centres start back this week with exception to Manygates Music Centre (Saturday morning) and Wakefield Youth Orchestra and Training … Continue reading

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London Here We Come!

Wakefield Youth Percussion Ensemble have been invited to play at The Royal Albert Hall in the Music For Youth Proms on Monday 14th November! The group, directed by WMS percussion teacher Rhodri Younger, recently wowed the audience at the festival in … Continue reading

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Winter Concert 2016

This year’s concert is being held in Unity Hall on Friday the 27th November at 7pm. The evening will feature four of Wakefield’s finest ensembles; Wakefield Youth Orchestra, Outwood Music Centre Dixie Band, Wakefield Youth Choir, Wakefield Youth Training Orchestra … Continue reading

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Marsden On My Mind

Wakefield Youth Jazz Orchestra entertained the crowds at this years Marsden Jazz Festival. Audiences were amazed by the young musical talent that Wakefield had to offer – all under the fantastic musical direction of Amanda Spalding and Stuart Wilkinson! Check … Continue reading

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Outwood Music Centre Re-Opens

Outwood Saturday Morning Music Centre will re-open again on Saturday the 19th September in the stunning new ‘Sir Michael Wilkins’ Arts Centre at Outwood Grange Academy. The Music Centre is one of five thriving Saturday Morning Music Centres that are situated … Continue reading

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A Musical Hubalaboo!

Audiences were treated to an exciting eclectic mix of entertainment from rock, pop and folk through to jazz and classical music at this years Hubalaboo! event on the 20th May at the Theatre Royal. The concert showcased the many inclusive … Continue reading

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