PRESS RELEASE. JULY 2018-07-03
CBOI LAUNCH CELLO, DOUBLE BASS, TROMBONE TEACHING PROGRAMME.
The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland has just launched an initiative aimed at encouraging young PIANO players to take up an orchestral instrument and join the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland. Piano players can already read the Bass Clef and usually have a strong foundation in reading rhythms, so it is reasonable to assume that learning Cello, Double Bass or Trombone will not be difficult for them.
Each year the CBOI receives numerous enquiries from young people who play piano and would love to be in the Orchestra but can’t as they don’t play an orchestral instrument. This initiative is geared towards giving these young people aged 13 – 24yrs, the opportunity to join the Cross Border Orchestra and learn a new instrument.
The initiative will commence in August pending adequate take-up. The CBOI will provide you with an instrument on loan, and will also provide a group lessons prior to each rehearsal on Sundays. In turn, programme participants will become a full member of the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland and participate in our full schedule of rehearsals and performances.
- Our Ireland/UK Arena tour consists of 15 concerts over 5 weekends in Spring of each year.
- There are 14 rehearsals on Sundays from September – January
- There is a 3-5 day workshop in August and at Christmas each year
While the instrument and lesson for this initiative will be provided FREE of change, all members cover their own travel, accommodation and subsistence costs for the Arena Tour.
If you are interested in this initiative and commit to our schedule, we’d love to hear from you. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone our office on 042 937 0494
- If you wish to become a CBOI member
- Which instrument you wish to learn