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The Ulster Orchestra and Ulster Youth Orchestra are delighted to announce the very first cohort of young musicians have been chosen for their brand new Professional Experience Scheme, an partnership initiative designed to support young musicians as they explore a career in orchestral music-making. Seven musicians have been accepted onto the scheme. Music students normally resident in Northern Ireland were invited to audition for the scheme and the successful students will benefit from a programme of coaching and mentoring from Ulster Orchestra members across the 2017/18 Season. Three times during the academic year, they will come to Belfast to [...]
Ticket applications are now being accepted for BBC Proms in the Park 2017, which will be live from the National Trust property Castle Coole, County Fermanagh, on Saturday 9 September. This is the first time the event will be staged in County Fermanagh, and gives local audiences the opportunity to join in the UK-wide celebrations bringing to a close two months of spectacular music-making at the BBC Proms. Now in its 16th year, this year’s BBC Proms in the Park Northern Ireland will bring together internationally acclaimed performers from home and around the world. They will be performing alongside [...]
The Ulster Orchestra, in partnership with the Ulster Youth Orchestra, is delighted to announce a professional development programme where music students normally resident in Northern Ireland will audition to join a programme of coaching and mentoring from Ulster Orchestra members. Three times during the academic year, successful applicants will come to Belfast to join with the Orchestra in a number of rehearsals and where appropriate, be invited to play in concerts. Travel to Belfast from the student’s usual place of study and any local travel costs will be paid for by the Orchestra. PES students will receive support [...]