Entries by Chris George

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]