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Your new website is now live!

It’ll be easier to find out about Hub news and activities, and to promote what you’re doing as part of the Hub, with our new SoundCity website. You can find out about latest news, how to get involved, background about the Hub, as well as information on our programmes such as SoundCity: Connect, SoundCity: Speaks, and SoundCity: Live. If there’s any information you’d like to see on the site, or to contribute, contact us at soundcity@brighton-hove.gov.uk.

 

Young people take centre stage at opening of The Level

Brighton & Hove Music & Arts Jazz Band, Concert Band and Big Band will be performing at the official celebration of the opening of The Level, on Saturday 14th June, following its extensive renovation programme. They’ll be headlining in the afternoon, from 2.30 – 5pm. To find out more, visit The Level restoration programme webpage.

 

Auditions for advanced classical and jazz players

Annual auditions for Brighton & Hove Music & Arts’ more advanced ensembles will take place in July. To find out more about the Youth Philharmonic, Youth Concert Band, Youth Big Band and Youth Orchestra, visit the Groups page on our website.

 

Choir leader wanted for Carousel

Do you have the skills to support singers with a learning disability to develop their skills and bring their music to a new audience? Carousel are seeking a Choir Leader, two days per week (14 hours) to support, co-ordinate and develop a choir of 30 learning disabled singers. Starting salary in the region of £24,000 (pro-rata). Deadline for applications is 9am Monday, 14 April 2014. Contact Liz or Mark on 01273 234734 or liz.hall@carousel.org.uk.

 

BYO Alumni

Are you a past player in the Brighton Youth Orchestra? Interested in meeting up with other players and sharing old photographs? A BYO Alumni is coming soon. Watch this space or contact us to find out more … sharon.murrell@brighton-hove.gov.uk

 

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