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Grand Union Youth Orchestra Masterclass

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

The unique Grand Union Youth Orchestra (GUYO), London’s pioneering world music and jazz youth ensemble, brings together young musicians aged 12 – 26 who wish to explore the world’s major musical cultures. Players of non-Western instruments are particularly welcome.

Join GUYO, no auditions, FREE OF CHARGE, and:

  • Take part in regular high-profile performances
  • Work alongside leading professional musicians
  • Learn about world music, first hand, from experts
  • Discover new instruments and develop improvisation skills
  • Meet and create with like-minded young musicians

This months masterclass will be in Indian classical music and Bengali folk song, led by tabla maestro Yousuf Ali Khan, combined with jazz and other world music styles. Some GUYO members will then be invited to take part in that afternoon’s performance of Bengal to Bethnal Green, which follows (4.00pm-5.15pm).

Where? 

Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA

GUYO masterclasses or workshops take place at Rich Mix, generally on the first Sunday in each month. GUYO also performs regularly at Rich Mix, at Festivals and other events, and takes part in projects with the parent Grand Union Orchestra and GU Voices.

For more information: nadia@grandunion.org.uk or visit the GUYO website here

 

 

Details

Date:
November 10
Time:
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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