PRESS RELEASE 25-04-18
PEACE PROMS 2019 ANNOUNCED!!!
We are delighted to announce that Peace Proms 2019 will take place in Liverpool, Dublin, Waterford, Belfast and Limerick. Schools can complete their ‘Registration of Interest’ now on www.old.peaceproms.com Project information and details are below and also on our website.
Peace Proms is a FREE music education resource for Primary Schools which culminates in a large-scale performance for choirs and orchestra at iconic venues throughout the UK, Ireland and Northern Ireland. The programme promotes ‘peace through music’and already engages almost 30,000 children from 500 schools giving them the opportunity to sing in a large-scale production with a choir of up to 4,000 and a full symphony youth orchestra.
Peace Proms is for all primary school choirs whether established or starting out. The musical programme is tailor made to ensure it is fun and engaging for children aged between 8 and 12 years; it fulfills important educational requirements and is very rewarding to teach. The end performance is an inspirational and thrilling experience for choirs, teachers, parents and audiences alike!
The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland CBOIis the featured orchestra for Peace Proms. CBOI is Ireland’s most celebrated and award winning youth orchestra. The Orchestra has performed to sell out audiences at many major venues throughout the world including Carnegie Hall New York; the Royal Albert Hall, London; and the Oriental Arts Centre Shanghai.
Peace Proms 2019 will be conducted by internationally acclaimed UK music educator Greg Beardsell who is renowned for his extraordinary ability to lead powerful and exhilarating performances. A host of stellar soloists, dancers and Drum and Pipe Corps will also perform with the Orchestra and choirs. Peace Proms 2019 will bring a shared love for music and passion for peace to ever-greater numbers of children, schools, communities and live audiences throughout the UK and Ireland.