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Closed – Music Centre, Groups & Central Lessons

Due to the continuing adverse weather, further school site closures and uncertainty, we will unfortunately have to cancel all music centres, groups and central lessons this evening and on Saturday. Apologies for any inconvenience caused but the safety of all … Continue reading

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Adverse Weather Conditions

Due to the continuing adverse weather conditions the Music Service office will be closed today (Thursday, March 1st) and all lessons and groups that take place at Manygates are cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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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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