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Church of England Junior School

Basingstoke Music and Arts Festival

Basingstoke Music and Arts Festival – 16th March

 

A variety of music groups from St Mary’s are performing in the annual  Basingstoke Music and Arts Festival Basingstoke Music and Arts Festival on Saturday 16th March at Queen Mary’s College in Basingstoke.

The timings are as follows:

8:45 School Orchestra Arrive (and perform in section that starts at 9:30am)

10:00 Senior Choir Arrive (and perform in section that starts at 10:15am)

10:30 String Orchestra arrive (and perform in section that starts at 11:15)

10:45 Ukulele Club arrive (and perform in section that starts at 11:15)

12:45 Brass Band arrive (and perform in section that starts at 1:15)

We see the music festival as an opportunity to perform to parents as well as showcase our amazing pupils. It really is essential that all members of these groups attend. All children will need to come in smart winter uniform (shirts and ties as well as school jumpers).

For more info contact Mrs Malone

Email R.Malone@st-marys-jun.hants.sch.uk

***PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM ATTACHED ***

Note regarding Brass Band and String Orchestra

The Brass Band and String Orchestra are groups specifically run by our instrumental teachers to give pupils quality ensemble training in their instrumental group. This is very much part of learning a musical instrument and they will start learning music for the festival very soon. Instrumental teachers will let you know if your child is involved but this generally involves the majority of players who are beyond the beginner level. Private pupils are very welcome to join these groups. Our woodwind pupils are entering the festival on a different day and parents will have already heard from Mrs Jones regarding this.