Wednesday, 27th April 2011
Last June approximately three thousand primary school children from all over the south east came to the Theatre Royal, Waterford to see a live orchestra in performance.
This was the first concert in the Primary Schools Orchestral Series run by Kevin O'Carroll Music. Acclaimed as a huge success, the orchestral series is designed as an introduction to the orchestra for young people and it both entertains and educates showing that music in all its forms can be fun.
The full orchestra provided an hour long presentation which included music from the classical and popular catalogue. One of the key elements was the introduction of the individual members of the brass family in the orchestra, Trumpet, Horn, Trombone and Tuba.
The second concert, in what is designed as a four year cycle, will be presented in the Theatre Royal from June 14th to 17th with performances each morning at 10.00am and 12 noon. This year's concert will showcase the percussion instruments of the orchestra. From the well known instruments such as the drum and the timpani, this concert will demonstrate many of the other instruments and sound effects created by the percussion family.
The event can only be booked through primary schools so if you would like your child to benefit from this unique experience in the south east please get in touch directly with your local primary school. Admission is €6.00 per child. All schools in the south east have already received information in relation to these concerts.
Please note these tickets for this event cannot be booked through the theatre royal.
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