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Published on January 27th, 2015 | by Mary Genis

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Schools Steel Band Festival 2015

CultureMix Arts presents…

Schools Steel Band Festival 2015

Tuesday 3 March 2015 at St Gabriel’s School, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 9BD

Doors open 5pm.  Show 5.30pm-7pm.  Tickets for the event are £2.50 each.  Children under 12 are free.

 

The Schools Steel Band Festival returns for a second year with an even bigger and better showcase of music, dance and song performed by gifted and talented school children from Reading and West Berkshire.

The event organised by CultureMix Arts features a steel percussion orchestra of 150 children from seven school steel bands who will join together for an exciting ensemble performance.  Also performing are school choirs, a teacher’s steel band, a Glee Club performance from St Gabriel’s who have generously donated the use of their sports hall for the event, and a performance from award winning RASPO steel band.

Participating schools are Birch Copse Primary School, Geoffrey Field Primary School, Lambourn Primary School, Oxford Road Community School Reading, Springfield Primary School, Theale C of E Primary School and Welford and Wickham C of E Primary School.

Poster - SSBF2014 v2 SSBF Orchestra ALL

For more information and tickets contact Mary Genis on 07973 251919 or email mary@culturemixarts.co.uk

Notes:

  • The event organiser is CultureMix Arts, a not for profit organisation specialising in carnival music education, entertainment and experiences.  CultureMix tutors nurture and develop school steel bands at weekly lessons and workshops. www.culturemixarts.co.uk
  • CultureMix Arts is a partner organisation for the Berkshire Music Education Hub led by Berkshire Maestros. www.berkshiremusichub.org.uk
  • The event is part funded by Youth Music through the Music Inclusion project.  www.youthmusic.org.uk
  • The event is supported by the British Association of Steelbands and Pan Podium magazine. www.panpodium.com
  • St Gabriel’s, an independent day school for girls, generously donates the sports hall for the event.  www.stgabriels.co.uk
  • RASPO is Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra, an award winning steel orchestra managed by CultureMix who have performed live at Notting Hill Carnival and at The Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms.


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