Entries by Chris George

Jersey International Masterclasses

29th July – 6th August 2017 The Jersey International Masterclasses is a summer music course based at the academy, and this year 22 students from England, Spain, France, Belgium, and Jersey participated in a full week of tuition and concerts. The course is linked with Royal College of Music, and the teaching faculty is coordinated […]

Flute Ensemble Day

27th July 2017 Led by Claire and Andy Harvey, this involved an group of young flautists in a day of ensemble playing with a distinctly ‘animal’ theme!  After the morning rehearsals the group performed open-air at Jersey Zoo, in the courtyard of the beautiful manor house.  A combination of solos, duets, and ensemble pieces made […]

Term Dates Autumn 2017

Week 1 –  w/c 11th September Week 2 –  w/c 18th September Week 3 –  w/c 25th September Week 4 –  w/c  2nd October Week 5 –  w/c  9th  October Week 6 –  w/c 16th October   – HALF-TERM –   Week 7 –   w/c 30th October Week 8 –   w/c   6th November […]

JAM Summer Fayre and Awards

Saturday 17th June 2017 A glorious day of sunshine ensured that our annual flagship event was enjoyed greatly by all.  The event combined musical performances with traditional stalls, bouncy castles, a fantastic raffle, and as more and more people arrived throughout the afternoon the academy became truly packed! Over one hundred performances took place, using […]

Durham University Orchestra outreach day

10th June 2017 Thirty five academy instrumentalists joined forces with the forty-strong visiting Durham University Palatinate Orchestra for a full day of orchestral playing.  During the morning, the group was divided into ensembles to learn the repertoire led by the visiting students and our team of teachers from the academy. The groups then gradually came […]

JAM Summer Fayre and Awards

Saturday 17th June 2017, 1pm-4pm This event is for absolutely everyone!  A lovely afternoon featuring concerts, traditional stalls, games, guest stalls, bouncy castle, a raffle, and lots of fun to be had!  Performances will take place throughout the afternoon on the outdoor stage, and families are invited to bring along a picnic to enjoy on the […]