The Royal Greenwich Youth Orchestra (RGYO)

The Royal Greenwich Youth Orchestra is recruiting new members for Autumn 2019!

The Royal Greenwich Youth Orchestra (RGYO) is generously funded by Arts Council England, is a partnership between the Royal Greenwich Music Hub, Blackheath Halls, the Blackheath Conservatoire and the London Symphony Orchestra and is offered free of charge to its members.

Conducted by Edward Farmer, the orchestra is open to all Royal Greenwich young people aged 8 and above who play orchestral instruments at grade 3 standard.

Edward Farmer is a conductor and composer working in Film, Television, and live performance. He has worked with many top professional orchestras including London Philharmonic Orchestra, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, and Budapest Festival Orchestra, and as an educator with youth orchestras at University and Conservatoire level.

Come and join us for our new sessions in Autumn 2019

RGYO opens its doors to new members on Monday 7th October 2019.

Weekly rehearsals take place on Monday evenings at Blackheath Halls, and will offer local young Royal Greenwich residents the opportunity to make music and make friends with other like-minded young people. Each terms ends with a concert for families, friends and members of the public.

Recent repertoire includes Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite, Brahms’s Academic Festival Overture, Mozart’s German Dances and Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story.

Rehearsal dates

Monday evenings starting 7th October 2019

Time: 18.30 – 20.30

Venue: Blackheath Halls

Cost: FREE

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If you have any queries please contact Orchestra Manager Helen Hendry [email protected]


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