It’s been great to have the music corridor alive with music again this week. Welcome to the Year 7s who came along to try out our clubs. We hope you enjoyed them.


Whole School Musical, March 2023

Click here to find out more.


BYMT news

Thank you to to those of you who helped out at BYMT’s Try a Musical Instrument day last weekend. BYMT were really grateful for your help in inspiring the next generation of BYMT musicians.


Music events at school this term:

MusicFest

Our first concert of the year is on October 13th which is only four weeks away. MusicFests are informal concerts where students from any year group can perform pieces of their own choice to a friendly and supportive audience. We always have a huge range of music, from students’ very first public performance to students who are already hugely experienced musicians. We have all styles of music from classical to rock to musical theatre and students’ own compositions. There are solos, duets and groups. Here’s a fun idea …

Here is the video from the last MusicFest so you can get a flavour of what it’s like:

Four weeks to go so get planning! More details to follow.


Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert

Oliver Taylor Hawkins (1972 – 2022) was an American musician, best known as the drummer of the rock band Foo Fighters, with whom he recorded eight studio albums between 1999 and 2021. Before joining the band in 1997, he was the touring drummer for Sass Jordan and for Alanis Morissette, as well as the drummer in the progressive experimental band Sylvia.

Read about the tribute concert here and watch Taylor performing with the Foo Fighters back in 2008 below:


And finally …

John Williams conducts his theme from Jaws with the Boston Pops Orchestra

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