County’s young musicians hit national stage

Performers from the County Youth Orchestra, Youth Flute Ensemble, Witney Youth Choir, Vieullaume Quartet and Youth Chamber Choir will all feature in the Music For Youth event, having been selected at a regional performance earlier this year.

Some of the youngsters will perform to audiences at Birmingham Town Hall and Birmingham Conservatoire during the festival, which runs from Tuesday 7 July to Saturday 11 July.

The council's Cabinet Member for Cultural and Community Services Lorraine Lindsay-Gale said: “Congratulations to all the young musicians chosen to take part in this prestigious event. It’s good to know there will be an array of Oxfordshire talent hitting the national stage and I’d like to wish them all the very best of luck.”

Anyone wishing to attend the festival can obtain day passes from the Birmingham Symphony Hall Box Office on 0121 780 3333 or by visiting www.thsh.co.uk

The groups from Oxfordshire County Music Service are performing on the following days:

  • Tuesday 7 July

Oxfordshire Youth Chamber Choir- Birmingham Town Hall

  • Wednesday 8th July

Oxfordshire Youth Flute Ensemble – Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire

Witney Youth Choir – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

  • Thursday 9 July

Vuillaume Quartet - Birmingham Conservatoire Recital hall

  • Saturday 11 July

Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra – Birmingham Symphony Hall.