AGGS String Orchestra have won a place at the finals of the prestigious National competition of Music for Youth. This comes as no surprise, given the standard of the playing of this orchestra, and the talent and vision of Janet Janes, who directs them. The students regularly rehearse on a Friday after school – another indication of their dedication.
Their programme of Elgar songs (Anna Townsend) and specially arranged Kodaly pieces was exhilarating to listen to and watch at the Rochdale regional competition.
String Orchestra have won through at least twice before to the finals. The date of the final is Thu 4th July, in Birmingham Town Hall.
Well done to all of them!