CAMBRIDGESHIRE YOUTH BRASS ENSEMBLE

Develop skills with supportive specialist training

This year the County Youth Brass Ensemble will be exploring big operatic and orchestral repertoire, exploring the enduring power of these themes that have transcended from opera and musical - theatre into popular culture.

There will be elements of Broadway, such as Hello, Dolly! and some cultural nods to the US deep south. Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition will form an orchestral tie in alongside Sibelius’ Finlandia, and one of Richard Wagner’s most epic themes – Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral from the opera Lohengrin will complete this set.

CYBE will also be dedicating time to well-known melodies that have been rearranged into a new fun and dynamic styles such as Just a Closer Walk. Look out for whole new takes on Green Sleeves and Singin’ in the Rain.

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2021/2022 Dates

Venue: The Old Histon & Impington Infant School, New School Road, CB24 9LL

Rehearsal Time: 2 - 4:30pm

Spring Term
Sunday 6th February 2022
Sunday 6th March 2022

Summer Term
Sunday 8th May 2022

End of Term Ensemble Performance:
Sunday 10th July 2022 @ Histon Baptist Church - 4:30pm

Summer Term Concert
Sunday 17th July 2022 @ West Road Concert Hall - 7pm

Directed by brass specialist tutor, Chris Smith.

For: Brass players of Grade 5 and above