CAMBRIDGESHIRE YOUTH HARP ENSEMBLE

2019/2020 Dates

Venue - Cambridgeshire Music, Huntingdon
Time - 11:30am - 3:30pm


Autumn Term
Sunday 20th October 2019

Spring Term
Sunday 16th February 2020

Summer Term
Saturday 30th May 2020
Saturday 11th July 2020

CYHE was formed in 2016 to provide an opportunity for young harpists in the county to take part in advanced level ensemble work. The ensemble is aimed at pedal harpists of Grade 6 and above, and members are also able to take membership with and perform with the County Youth Orchestra.

Repertoire so far has included Venezolana by Alfredo Rolando Ortiz as their inaugural performance, and a wide range of duets, trios, quartet and quintet arrangements in their second performance in 2018.

Cambridgeshire Music provides a performance opportunity in the summer of each year, and the ensemble is currently exploring the possibility of applying to perform at the World Harp congress in Cardiff in 2020.

2019-20 repertoire will focus towards this, and include Cumbia Verde, by Alfredo Rolando Ortiz, which was premiered at the 10th World Harp Congress in 2008, Manuel de Falla’s Spanish Dance No 1. from La Vida Breve, and a further selection of music written or transcribed by fellow harpists who will also be appearing at the World Harp Congress.

If you are interested in becoming a member of this ensemble, please contact Cambridgeshire Music in the first instance to enquire about suitability, as the repertoire covered is unfortunately currently only suitable for pedal harp.

Directed by harp specialist tutor, Rohan Platts

An opportunity for young harpists to take part in advanced level ensemble work

FOR: Pedal harpists, Grade 6 and above

 
 

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