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    Manchester Anthem with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra!

    Join members of the RPO at the National Football Museum and learn the new Manchester Anthem, created with RPO musicians and local residents at a series of workshops in April, in celebration of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 football tournament. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Singers and instrumentalists welcome to participate. Music provided and a selection of percussion instruments will be more

    Irish Music Centre Success

    Congratulations to all the children from the Irish Music Centre who took part in the North West Regional fleadh at the weekend, which was held at Bolton University. Lots of great results with eight children  qualifying for the All Britain finals, which will take place at the end of June in London – watch this space… more

    Manchester Experimental Orchestra – Looking for 14-18 year old musicians

    We’re looking for musicians aged 14-18 to take part in a project thatexplores the musical identity of Manchester! Over two weekends in May and July you’ll make new music together thatresponds to the question: What does Manchester sound like to you? If you live and breathe this city and want to represent its musical identity,the Manchester Experimental Orchestra more

    2022-23 Hallé Youth Ensembles season is now OPEN!

    We are inviting applications for the 2022-23 season of the Youth Orchestra, Youth Choir, Youth Training Choir and Children’s Choir! Application deadline: Monday 9 May 2022 Provisional audition dates: 9, 10, 17, 18, 19 July 2022 More information on what to expect in the auditions will be provided after the application deadline. Click here to find out more   more

    Harjeet Singh Music Bursary

    The Harjeet Singh Music Bursary has been set up as a legacy in memory of the work and dedication given by Harjeet to teaching Indian Classical Music. The instrument bursary has been established by the family and friends of Harjeet to provide instruments to aspiring students who have a love for Indian Classical Music, and more