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Symphony Hall Spring Concert

On Monday 18 March, we held our biennial concert at Birmingham's prestigious Symphony Hall.

The concert, alongside KEHS, was a huge success with nearly 400 children from across the two schools taking part. The day began with rehearsals at Symphony Hall for all the ensembles involved. There were nine coaches and two vans, full of students and instruments respectively, as well as nearly 40 members of staff who helped throughout the day – a logistical triumph!

Many thanks to all staff and students involved, it was an incredibly special day, and the concert was a fantastic showcase of the immense talent we have across our two schools. A further thanks to the extra musicians involved who helped our orchestras perform some monumental pieces such as Symphony Orchestra’s rendition of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.

A final thanks also must go to James Mayhew, children’s author and illustrator, who painted an interpretation of The Rite of Spring during Symphony Orchestra’s performance. A wonderful moment to close the concert. Congratulations to students in the following ensembles: The Massed Choir, Guitar Orchestra, Wind Band, Concert Band, Concert Orchestra, Swing Band, Big Band, KEHS Chamber Choir and Symphony Orchestra.

Miss Hill (KEHS) 

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