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November 15, 2019

I'm sorry I've missed a weeks of blogging but things have been really hectic. 

Lest week we had a fantastic session recording audition pieces to try to get onto the Disney Live stage when we go to EuroDisney on the way back from our Germany Trip. As there was no guidanc...

September 7, 2019

Hello everyone and welcome back to a new term. We kicked off with music from the film Avengers Endgame much to the excitement of some of our older members. We continued relearsals of our Abba medley which is slowly coming together. We are delighted to welcome new membe...

June 16, 2019

EYO performed today at Powderham Castle, taking "Dadications" and requests for pieces to play. We started in warm sunshine but soon the rain set in and we dashed for cover under the trees. 

Several parents went home and brought back a variety of gazebos which we fo...

March 31, 2019

Following last week's concert this week's rehearsal was a fairly relaxed affair. 

We used the new drum tuner I purchased for the Orchestra to overhaul the timpani and bring them back into a nice sounding set. Thanks to Steve Douglas our percussion tutor for providing a...

March 24, 2019

Last night we held our Spring Concert in St. Thomas Methodist Church, Exeter to  a packed audience. 

The young people worked very hard and we produces some spectacular music. 

Thank you to our amazing committee and volunteer parents for organising the concert, ticke...

March 16, 2019

A good, relaxed rehearsal today spending some time sorting out those tricky bars in Joseph and The Greatest Showman. The young people played beautifully and we are all looking forward to next week's concert in St Thomas Methodist Church. Towards the end we were joined...

March 10, 2019

A lovely concert in our favourite church: St Michael, The Archangel, in Teignmouth. 

EYO played once again this year as part of the Teignmouth Classical Musical Festival to an almost packed church of families and friends. For a few it was their first EYO concert and wit...

March 9, 2019

So my Grade 6 Baritone Horn player has kindly agreed two weeks before our spring concert to switch to Trumpet as we are in need of confident brass. Go Ned! What a star.  CHANGE #1

We had a great rehearsal despite the best efforts of the roadworks and diversions on Exe B...

March 2, 2019

Love 'em, love 'em, love 'em. Even if it was me who volunteered them!

Although we are back in term time we were missing a few key players today through university interviews, sports competitions, Ten Tors, Duke of Edinburgh and, of course, the ubiquitous lurgy.

Moll...

February 16, 2019

Half term is always a funny time for rehearsals with many families going away and missing one or both Saturdays. Today was no exception and we were quite thin on the ground. 

Section rehearsals were able to spend time working on any pieces with difficult passages and in...

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