Entries by Chris George

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 […]

Flutewise

Sat 3rd and Sun 4th Feb 2018, all weekend A fantastic weekend course of flute playing with Mike Mower, Cathy Hare and Liz Goodwin (www.flutewiselive.org).   Mike Mower is not only an exceptional flute player but he is an amazing composer. Mike has played and recorded with jazz, rock and classical artists as diverse as […]

Small Ensembles Project

Launch Event on Sat 27th Jan 2018, 11am-12noon Concert Afternoon on Sat 24th Mar 2018, 1pm-5pm We are delighted to present a new initiative which we hope will be educationally and socially rewarding for all participants.  This is open to JAM students of Grade 3 and above.  We will be creating small mixed-instrumental ensembles such […]

Wells Cathedral School Residency

5th-8th December 2017 We welcomed a visiting string quartet of outstanding young musicians from Wells Cathedral School.  During their short visit they performed to hundreds of children at VCP and Victoria College. They also joined forces with the VCJ Sinfonia for a performance of Handel’s Zadok The Priest, with a choir of sixty children, teachers […]

Christmas Concerts

4th, 5th, and 6th December 2017 Three evening concerts for all students to play pieces they have been working on this term in front of a friendly audience.  Over fifty solos took place over the three concerts, many thanks to all the teachers for stewarding and organising.  

London Concert Day-Trip

3rd December 2017 A group of children travelled across for a day-trip to London to watch the Philharmonia Orchestra perform a programme of Russian music in the Royal Festival Hall.  Arriving in Victoria Station after the flight across, the group walked down to the Southbank via the Houses of Parliament.  There was time to visit […]

Exam Preparation Platform

20th November 2017 A concert for all the children entering ABRSM and Trinity practical examinations.  Eighteen children participated, playing through their exam pieces in a friendly and encouraging environment.