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A workshop day with inspiring Composer / Conductor Colin Touchin - paid for by our charity.

A workshop day with inspiring Composer / Conductor Colin Touchin - paid for by our charity.

Our projects address inequality, and encourage excellence in music education.
— Friends of BAYOC—

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We seek to address locally some of the issues currently affecting music education reported nationally.

" This report shows the scale of the crisis facing music education in England. It shows how Government policy around accountability measures and the curriculum has contributed to a sharp decline in opportunities for pupils to have access to a music education. "

'Music Education: State of the Nation' 2019 quote from the co-chairs Diana Johnson MP and Andrew Percy MP of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Music Education. We have taken into account of the recommendations of the three national reports published in 2019 to ensure that:

Jazz-advertising a concert in Avignon whilst on tour.

Jazz-advertising a concert in Avignon whilst on tour.

Ensuring INclusion Youth Music Education Events

Full details and donation button >>>>> https://app.thegoodexchange.com/project/14643/friends-of-basingstoke-area-youth-orchestras-and-choirs/preventing-exclusion-from-music-education

Where non - compulsory musical opportunities are offered to support the musical education of BAYOC members including workshop days, workshop weekends and Concert Tours and a fee is charged to attend the event, the Charity will seek to ensure access is available to all BAYOC members and that no one is excluded due to Financial Disadvantage or Personal Exceptional Circumstance.

Donations will be match funded up to £1,150 by The Greenham Trust for this project!

Colon Touchin at our most recent workshop event.

Colon Touchin at our most recent workshop event.

Encouraging Excellence through Musical WORKSHOPS and Residential weekends.

Full details and donation button >>>>>

https://app.thegoodexchange.com/project/14676/friends-of-basingstoke-area-youth-orchestras-and-choirs/encouraging-excellence-through-musical-workshops-and-residential-training-for-instrumentalists

In the Spring of 2020, we wish to fund a day workshop for two of our ensembles the Basingstoke Area Youth Wind Orchestra and the Basingstoke Area Youth Wind Training Orchestra, involving an estimated 115 children, we wish to provide this free of charge. The workshop will be led by a Colin Touchin a renowned conductor and composer. We also wish to reduce the overall cost of a weekend residential course to ensure it is affordable. This weekend is to be run in the spring of 2020 where 2 of our ensembles The Basingstoke Area Youth String Orchestra and Basingstoke Area Youth Percussion Group., rehearse intensively and bond socially. This event will involves around 48 children.

Donations will be match funded up to £800 by The Greenham Trust for this project!

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