Galway’s youth orchestra is on a recruitment drive

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15/11/2018 Repro free: Symphonic Waves at the Galway 2020 ‘Get Involved’ event in the Printworks, Market Street. Guests were invited to the historic building to get a chance to peek inside preparations and exciting project developments as Galway gears up for its designation as European Capital of Culture in 2020. As well as getting a taste of what’s to come from Galway 2020, guests were treated to the first launch of the bold and vibrant new Galway 2020 branding.. Photo:Andrew Downes, xposure

Galway’s homegrown youth orchestra Symphonic Waves is looking to expand its roster with the best young musicians in the west.

The orchestra is calling young, enthusiastic wind, brass, or percussion players from Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Clare or Limerick to get tuned in and get involved.

Symphonic Waves is a West of Ireland Youth Orchestra which was set up in 2017 as part of Galway 2020 in collaboration with Music Generation Galway County.

In December an open call was put out for young musicians who wanted to help take this exciting initiative to the next level.

The next audition with conductor James Cavanaugh will take place on February 17 in Claregalway.

They are  looking for players of the following Instruments:

Brass – French horn, trumpet, trombone, and tuba
Woodwind – Flute, oboe, clarinet and Bassoon
Percussion – Timpani and general percussion.

For more information about Symphonic Waves or the audition process call 091 87455.

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