Galway Youth Orchestra to give annual Christmas concert

Members of the Galway Youth Orchestra.

Members of the Galway Youth Orchestra.

THE GALWAY Youth Orchestra, featuring musicians aged from eight to 18, will give its annual Christmas concert in the Black Box Theatre, this Saturday at 8pm.

Members of the GYO junior, intermediate, senior, and jazz orchestras, under their conductors Peter Berrill, Joanne Cater, Michael Dooley, and John Fleming, will perform a programme of festive music, including music from Howard Blake’s award winning score for the animated film, The Snowman, Daniel Ryan, a 12-year-old from Tipperary will perform its song, 'Walking In The Air', with GYO.

GYO has been providing ensemble opportunities to musicians from Galway city and county for 35 years. The orchestra rehearses on Saturdays in St Mary’s College and welcomes new players every year. Tickets are €10/8 and will be available at the Black Box on the night.


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