Suffolk’s young musicians ‘eager to showcase their talent’ at world-class concert venue

The young musicians will be performing at Snape Maltings. Picture: PHILIP VILE

The young musicians will be performing at Snape Maltings. Picture: PHILIP VILE - Credit: Archant

Young Suffolk musicians will be showcasing their talents to audiences at one of the county’s best known concert venues.

Three flagship groups from the Suffolk County Music Service (SCMS) will open this season’s programme at Snape Maltings on Friday as part of the “County Ensemble” programme.

Head of SCMS David Stowe said: “These talented young musicians return to Snape Maltings for the fantastic opportunity that is performing on a world-class concert stage.

“Following in the footsteps of renowned professional musicians, our County Ensembles are eager to showcase their talent this April.

“As the new Head of Suffolk County Music Service, it is also a delight for me to experience the hard work and dedication that Suffolk’s youngsters never fail to put into their music-making.”

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Suffolk Young Strings and Suffolk Youth Wind Ensemble – all with members aged 13-19 – will perform a varied programme including works by Boyce, Debussy, Pachelbel and more.

Tickets costing £6-£12 are available from Snape Maltings website or by calling 01728 687110.

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