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Royal Albert Hall - Music is for Life Monday 8th May

Date: 
Monday, 8 May, 2017 (All day)

Venue: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP

Monday 8 May 2017 marks MMF’s triumphant return to the Royal Albert Hall, with 1,500 young musicians from Merton in tow!

This exciting concert will feature the world premieres of two special commissions, ‘The Peoples Guide to the Orchestra’ by Neil Brand and ‘Speak Up, Speak Out’, by Pete Churchill and Adam Saunders with a script by Andy Alty. The performance will include items from our Music Centre instrumental groups, Perseid and Cricket Green special schools, local youth guest players and our outstanding massed choir of 1,200 singers from Merton Primary and Secondary schools. It will be quite a night!!

The participating groups are:

• Training, Intermediate and Senior Concert bands
• MYJO
• Training, Intermediate and Chamber Strings + all Concert Orchestra members
• All MC percussion groups including Crown Lane Percussion
• Young Voices and Groovement Singers
• All Guitar ensembles (playing together)

Tickets - Please ring MMF on Tuesday or Thursday to buy tickets direct from us. Call 020 8640 5446. We will also be selling tickets and programmes on the 7th May whilst the children are rehearsing. If you have children in the choirs, we suggest you sit in the opposite stand (see attached seating plan). Children in Music Centre ensembles will be central in the arena.

SATS Exams - A small number of children may have SATS exams on 8th May, if so please see attached letter below.

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