Llandudno 2005/6/7? a primary school… A group of us went in with Peryn to introduce our instruments and to play some music to some small children from year 2 or year 3 I think. When it was Patrick Broderick’s turn to introduce the french horn, he explained to the children that although the instrument looks… Continue reading Our Passion for Education
There is new hope for freelance musicians and singers in Wales whose livelihoods have been decimated by the current pandemic.
Two Welsh music charities have joined forces to raise funds to support performers, composers and music practitioners to work with their local communities through music. With funds raised Ensemble Cymru and Mid Wales Opera hope with the help of local singers and musicians to put music back into the heart of Wales’ communities.
Ysgol Tudno and Ensemble Cymru are developing innovative practice within the Expressive Arts through a collaborative professional-enquiry approach, they are increasing engagement by being responsive to pupils’ needs and interests and they are building relationships between the school and the wider community.
Ensemble Cymru, Resident Ensemble at Bangor University and Venue Cymru (Llandudno), is the leading chamber music performing group in Wales. It has a core membership of 20 instrumentalists and singers. Established as a charity in 2002, its mission is to champion Wales’ heritage and contemporary chamber music culture alongside chamber music from across the world… Continue reading Ensemble Cymru
Music at your Place is a joint Mid Wales Opera/Ensemble Cymru project developed in response to COVID-19 The COVID-19 crisis has had a devastating impact on both rural communities in Wales and the creative industries. It has decimated the tourist income on which many communities rely and wiped out work for most performers for up… Continue reading Music at your Place
Ensemble Cymru are excited to have been accepted again to be part of this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge! The Big Give is a national match-funding scheme that runs every December, providing over 9,500 charities with a fundraising platform and a chance to showcase their work.
Are you a musician, singer or composer of opera, vocal or chamber-scale music? Would you like to do something positive during Covid-19 to connect and make music with your local community in Wales? Can you think of a new project you could set up and deliver with a community group in your local area? If you have answered yes to… Continue reading Call for musicians, singers & composers in Wales
North Wales International Music Festival – It’s a whole new digital world, and we’re looking forward to having you with us!
In September 2019, a trio of Peryn Clement-Evans (clarinet), Nicola Pearce (cello) and Richard Ormond (piano) started an initial week-long residency with students from across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. Alongside Lynne Plowman they led three composition workshops for 400 GCSE and A level students.