Talented musicians to perform in Christmas concerts in Rotherham

Talented young musicians from across Rotherham will take part in a number of Christmas concerts at Rotherham Minster next month.

The three concerts on Thursday, December 3, 4 and 5 will involve youngsters from schools taught by Rotherham Music Service.

A total of 200 performers, aged between seven and 18, will take part, including the Junior and Intermediate Guitar Ensembles, the Rotherham Schools Brass Band, the Junior Strings, the Sinfonia Strings, the joint bands of the Wickersley Festival Band and Beginner Concert Band, the Chantry Band, the Rotherham Schools Concert Band and the Rotherham Youth Orchestra.

The programmes will include arrangements of well-known classical melodies as well as popular film, television and show tunes and of course, seasonal favourites.

Head of the Rotherham Music Service, Deborah Findley, said: “These events provide a valuable showcase for all the hard work and musical talent of our students across Rotherham.”

For further details and to order tickets visit Rotherham Music Service on 01709 334005.