Workshops

The Grand Union Youth Orchestra runs monthly masterclasses/workshops for its members as well as open introductory workshops during school holidays and half-terms for new recruits. It is recommended that you attend an introductory workshop before attending our monthly sessions.

The Spring/Summer flyer gives full details. Contact Nadia Nervo on 0208 981 1551 or nadia@grandunion.org.uk to find out more.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Sunday March 5th, 10.00 - 1.30
Rich Mix, Shoreditch, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
10th anniversary programme continues with a chance to explore the music of South America and the Caribbean, preparing material for the Spring Carnival performance.

Sunday April 2nd, 12.00 - 6.00
Rich Mix, Shoreditch, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA 
Rehearsal for evening Spring Carnival performance

Sunday May 7th, 10.00 - 1.30
Rich Mix, Shoreditch, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Masterclass in South Asian music, preparing material for  Gala Mela performance.

Sunday June 4th, 12.00 - 6.00
Rich Mix, Shoreditch, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA 
Rehearsal for evening Gala Mela performance.

Monday July 31st – Thursday August 3rd: SUMMER SCHOOL
Goldsmiths College, London
(full details to be announced in February)

Here is the latest flyer of performances and workshops 2017

Generally the monthly masterclasses/workshops are led by different world-musicians from the Grand Union Orchestra, and focus on various styles and techniques of world music and jazz including Indian classical ragas, African songs and chants, township music, call and response techniques, Latin-American rhythms, Eastern European and gypsy music (to name but a few!).

 

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