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biggest weekend fringe
BBC Biggest Weekend Fringe Family Orchestra and Chorus project Rehearsal 1

Date: 19 May 2018

Location: Stoke Park School Dane Road, Coventry CV2 4JW

Time: 11:30 - 16:30

A chance for families to make music together, joining members of the BBC Concert Orchestra in a series of fun, family-friendly workshops.

This is the first rehearsal and workshop date for the The Coventry Family Orchestra and Chorus - an ensemble for all ages, instruments or ability, as well as singers, which will form part of the BBC Biggest weekend Fringe.

Families will have the opportunity to work with members of the BBC Concert Orchestra to create a brand new piece of music, ready to perform to friends and family, and this will be shown at the Biggest Weekend Event in Coventry on 28th May 2018. You don't need to be able to read music to take part. 

It's free to take part and open to anyone aged seven and above. All participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or above.

In order to take part, you must be abvailable for all the following dates:

Rehearsals
- Saturday 19 May, 11.30am – 4.30pm at Stoke Park School, Dane Road, Coventry CV2 4JW
- Saturday 26 May, 11.30am – 3.30pm at Stoke Park School.

Performance (to be filmed)
- Saturday 26 May, 4.00pm at Stoke Park School.

Anyone involved in the rehearsals and performance will be offered a ticket to the BBC Music Biggest Weekend event. 

An email will be sent to those who are offered a place due to them being limited. Booking closes on Monday 23 April. Successful applicants will be informed by 30 April. 

(If you do not play an instrument, you are welcome to sing in the chorus or play percussion. Please specify your preference on the application form. If you have not sung before or do not know your voice type, write beginner.)

For more information contact music@coventry.gov.uk or to download an application forms click http://www.coventrymusichub.co.uk/downloads/file/17/family_orchestra_application_form

Cost: Free