With the generous support of the Gaynor Cemlyn-Jones Trust, Ensemble Cymru is supporting Bangor 100 Employability Programme. We’ve been so impressed by Tia and Harry – two music students from Bangor University who have joined us, as part of the Employability Programme for 6 weeks. They’ve been helping with promotion, performances and event management. Our… Continue reading Supporting the next generation of musicians
I’m Tia Weston, and I’m a second year Music student at Bangor University. There, I’m studying a range of modules including music composition and theory, and my main interest is performance. I was born in Barry, South Wales, and lived there all my life until I chose to move to North Wales for my undergraduate… Continue reading Bangor Employability Program 100 – Tia’s Blog
I’m Harry Pascoe, and I’m a third year Music student at Bangor University. My main instrument is the Trombone, however, I have played most brass instruments over my time in various ensembles. I started playing the cornet playing in my local Brass Band in Cornwall when I was 8, eventually moving on to the trombone… Continue reading Bangor Employability Program 100 – Harry’s Blog
Young musicians Catrin and Ela share their experience of the North Wales International Music Festival 2021. Presented by Ensemble Cymru’s Artistic Director, Peryn Clement-Evans.
Young musicians, Mali and Llion share their experience of the North Wales International Music Festival 2021 in conversation with the Festival’s Artistic Director Ann Atkinson. Presented by Ensemble Cymru’s Artistic Director, Peryn Clement-Evans
Anglesey composer, Gareth Glyn, has written a new piece chamber music especially for Ensemble Cymru. The new composition, ‘To the Four Winds’ will be performed for the first time during Ensemble Cymru’s May tour, see full list of our dates here. Here’s Gareth Glyn talking to Ensemble Cymru’s Artistic Director, Peryn Clement-Evans, about the new… Continue reading Gareth Glyn talks new music ahead of Ensemble Cymru tour
Ensemble Cymru and Composers of Wales have joined forces to shine a spotlight on the work of three Welsh composers this spring. Three composers have been chosen to have their music showcased in special pre-concert events during Ensemble Cymru’s national tour this May.
We’re throwing one of the biggest celebrations of chamber music in Wales, a two-day festival which we call ChamberFest. And the theme for the 2015 event will be the music of J.S. Bach, with performances and activities taking place in locations across Bangor and Llandudno on March 20th and 21st (21st March would have been… Continue reading Join us for ChamberFest 2015
We’re throwing one of the biggest celebrations of chamber music in Wales, an annual festival which we call ChamberFest. And the theme for the 2015 event will be the music of J.S. Bach, with the main event taking place on March 20th and 21st – the 21st March would have been Bach’s birthday.