INTRODUCING REDHILLS YOUTH BRASS BAND
Brass bands are central to Redhills heritage. As part of the redevelopment and restoration of Redhills and in line with our motto, ‘The past we inherit, the future we build’, Redhills is committed to providing opportunities for young people within County Durham communities which celebrate the coalfield culture we have enjoyed for so many years.
Durham County Brass Bands Association
Durham Music Service
Brass Bands England
Durham University Student Music
The Redhills Youth Band project offer :
What is it?
The Redhills Youth Band project will offer young brass and percussion players full band and ensemble opportunities.
The Redhills Youth Band project will support the personal development and confidence of young people through performance and training from recognised music professionals, including opportunities to receive tuition and direction from leading specialists and professional conductors.
The Redhills Youth Band will not be affiliated with any particular band.
Recognition other commitments
The Redhills Youth Band will recognise that the young people may also be involved with other bands and youth groups and those connections will be supported.
The Redhills Youth Band project will opportunity to participate in workshops and rehearsals with leading brass and percussion professionals and ensembles.
The Redhills Youth Band Project will be welcoming, inclusive and demonstrate a commitment to equality and diversity.
Would you like to be involved?
Here are some examples of The Redhills Youth Band’s experience so far:
First ever rehearsal
Youth Brass BAND pEFORMING OUTSIDE OF gALA DURHAM
REDHILLS YOUTH BRASS BAND PERFORMING AT SAGE GATESHEAD
Performance AT SAGE GATESHEAD
Performance outside of Brassed Off at Gala Durham
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