1 November 2018
The musical talents of secondary school pupils from Glasgow will be in the spotlight as part of a special series of concerts.
Pupils from six schools in the city will perform at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall between November and December as part of the venue’s Music Café concerts.
The young musicians will play a selection of music that they have chosen along with their tutors especially for these performances.
Notre Dame High School perform on 1 November, Hyndland Secondary School on 29 November, Drumchapel High School on 6 December, Govan High School on 13 December, St Andrews RC Secondary School on 18 December and Port Glasgow High School on 20 December.
Pupils from fifteen Scottish secondary schools in total will take part in the latest series of Music Café, with all performances taking place on selected dates between 1 – 2pm in the Exhibition Hall at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. The series ends on 20 December. All concerts are free to attend.
This will be the 7th series of the Music Café.
Morgan Dundas, a S5 pupil at Govan High School, said:
'Playing at the Music Café Series gives us the opportunity to showcase our skills to the wider community in a prestigious venue'
Julie Ballantyne, Principal Teacher Music at Port Glasgow High School, said:
We’re delighted to be part of Music Café. Port Glasgow High School Music Department's performance will feature a wide variety of vocal and instrumental solos along with songs from the wind band.”
Councillor David McDonald, Chair of Glasgow Life and Deputy Leader of Glasgow City Council, said:
The Music Café concerts are a valuable opportunity for the pupils to enjoy the experience of performing in a high profile professional venue in Glasgow UNESCO City of Music. I’d encourage everyone who can to come along and see some very talented young musicians taking a new step on their musical journeys.”