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YOUTH ENGAGEMENT

Hastings International Piano is offering an extensive range of Youth Engagement Opportunities alongside the inaugural Piano Festival. This includes free tickets to many of the festival concerts as well as a wide range of workshops, school visits and inspirational talks from the international artists.

OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

In the lead up to the 2020 Piano Festival, Hastings Piano will host a series of inspirational workshops with NYJO Associates in three local secondary schools: Hastings Academy, Ark Alexandra and St Richards. This work has been made possible by the generous support of the Isabel Blackman Foundation.

Each school will receive 3 visits from a group of NYJO practitioners who will work with children of varied musical ability, developing young musicians’ skills and musical confidence. At the end of the project the children from all three schools will join together for a massed rehearsal ahead of a concert/sharing session for other students. These workshops will address the fundamentals of jazz performance practise such as; feel, ensemble skills and improvisation. All young musicians will learn melodies by ear, explore harmonic possibilities and gain confidence improvising.

Further engagement projects will be announced soon.

FREE FESTIVAL TICKETS FOR UNDER 21s

We are offering 10% of our tickets to under 21s for free. (One adult free for every 2 children)

TO APPLY:

For Group tickets please email info@hastingsinternationalpiano.org

To book your free tickets please click HERE

For more information please see the poster below.

Helenswood Children by Piano
School Piano