Youth Jazz Orchestra

 

 

 

 

The award winning Jazz Orchestra used to meet on Thursday evenings - but from September 2017 will meet on Wednesdays!  The orchestra has young musicians aged 11 - 21 from around the City.

Anyone of grade 5 standard or above can play in the band.  

The band has saxophones, trumpets, trombones, piano, guitar, bass, drums and percussion.

 

 

 

 

Recent achievements include performing at he Royal Albert Hall as part of the Music for Youth Schools' Prom in 2013 as well as winning the Great North Big Band Jazz in Sunderland again in 2013.

 

Check out our video on the left

 

 

 

 

 

 

A video of the interview Classic FM did with some of the players - backstage at the Albert Hall.