Entries by Chris George

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Suzuki Weekend

9th and 10th June 2018 Visiting Suzuki specialists Sharron Beamer and Sue Hunt worked alongside Vanessa Moore for our annual Suzuki Strings Weekend.  All the young children involved had the opportunity to receive one-to-one lessons with the visiting teachers, and at the end of the event a Playtogether took place in front of families and […]

JAM Summer Fayre and Awards 2018

Saturday 16th June 2018, 1pm-4pm A lovely afternoon was enjoyed by lots and lots of families at our annual landmark event.  The fayre opened with a blazing fanfare from Les Cors Jerriais: This was followed by a wide range of instrumental concerts in the Chapel, piano concerts in the Concert Hall, and ensemble performances on […]

An Afternoon with Leonard Bernstein

Sun 15th Apr 2018   An emotional and thoughtful afternoon of music, words, and artwork was enjoyed by a large audience at the Jersey Arts Centre on Sunday 15th April 2018.  ‘An Afternoon with Leonard Bernstein’ explored the life and works of one of the world’s renowned musicians, Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), whose legacy goes far […]

Wells Cathedral School Percussion Residency

4th/5th May 2018 An outstanding percussion ensemble of young musicians from Wells Cathedral School were resident at the academy for a weekend of musical activity.  A great project was had by all, with the Drumline Percussion Ensemble performing to VCP and Victoria College on the Friday.  They were then joined by young percussionists from JAM […]

JAM Summer Fayre and Awards

Saturday 16th June 2018, 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 […]

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Brass Tour to Guernsey

29th/30th June 2018 The Vermont Brass Guernsey Tour was a lot of fun & a real success! The group performed in a concert on Saturday morning with Guernsey Music Service Brass at their music centre open day both on their own & they were also invited to join the Brass band to perform a lively […]

JAM at Jersey Arts Centre

Sunday 8th July 2018, 3pm The opportunity for all senior students to perform substantial solo programmes, and for the various JAM Small Ensembles to perform.  JAM teachers to perform too.  Inspiration guaranteed!  This concert is open island-wide, and tickets are available from the Jersey Arts Centre Box Office tel:700444.  

Jersey Summer Music

23rd-28th July 2018 – www.jerseysummermusic.com ‘Jersey Summer Music’, is the new programme of summer music courses run by the Jersey Academy of Music and Jersey Music Service and open to all young musicians on the island. The Jersey Academy of Music Summer Course is aimed at young musicians aged 10-18 and Grade 2 level and […]

PwC Young Musician of the Year Preparation Platform

Mon 15th Jan 2018, 7pm This event is open to all JAM students who have entered either the PwC Young Musician of the Year Competition or the PwC Junior Musician of the Year Competition, and provides the opportunity for them to try out their pieces in front of a friendly audience.  Free of charge with […]