The Next Generation

Grand Union takes pride in nurturing young musicians through a variety of initiatives, including collaborations with Music Hubs,the Grand Union Youth Orchestra, an annual residential  Summer School and an apprenticeship / training scheme for emerging professionals - Grand Union Second Generation Orchestra.

Our vision is set out in this feature in the online journal Music Education UK

Music Untamed, in collaboration with Croydon Music and Arts and highly praised by the (London)  Mayor's Music Fund - typical of our contribution to music education - is just one example of the quality of this work and the excitement it generates:

               

Here the young musicians explain why they enjoy and get so much out of these collaborations; and an example of what remarkably original work can be achieved on an even larger scale:

               

Opportunities we offer young musicians beyond the formal education sector can be found on our Youth Orchestra and Summer School pages.

The influential education journal published an in-depth article on Grand Union's work with young musicians in its June 2019 issue here.        

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