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Take part in the BBC Family Orchestra and Chorus project

Published Monday, 19 March 2018

Join the BBC Family Concert Orchestra and Coventry Music Education Hub for an exciting Family Orchestra and Chorus project as part of BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend Fringe event.

Coventry Music

The Coventry Family Orchestra and Chorus is an ensemble for all ages, instruments or ability, as well as singers.

It's a chance for families to make music together, joining members of the BBC Concert Orchestra in a series of fun, family-friendly workshops. You don't need to be able to read music to take part. 

Families will have the opportunity to work with members of the BBC Concert Orchestra to create a brand new piece of music, ready to perform to friends and family.

It's free to take part and open to anyone aged seven and above. All participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or above.

In order to take part, the following dates must be attended:

Rehearsals
- Saturday 19 May, 11.30am – 4.30pm at Stoke Park School, Dane Road, Coventry CV2 4JW
- Saturday 26 May, 11.30am – 3.30pm at Stoke Park School.

Performance (to be filmed)
- Saturday 26 May, 4.00pm at Stoke Park School.

Anyone involved in the rehearsals and performance will be offered a ticket to the BBC Music Biggest Weekend event. 

An email will be sent to those who are offered a place due to them being limited. 

Booking closes on Monday 23 April. Successful applicants will be informed by 30 April. 

If you do not play an instrument, you are welcome to sing in the chorus or play percussion. Please specify your preference in the space provided. If you have not sung before or do not know your voice type, write beginner.

For more information and application forms can be found here

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