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Happy New Year from Encore!

Happy New Year!

We have got lots of exciting opportunities lined up in 2023!

Applications for HPA Fest 2023 are now open. HPA Fest 2023 is an opportunity for performers of all ages & abilities to ‘try out’ and to demonstrate their talents. More information along with the syllabus can be found here.

Herefordshire Youth Orchestra rehearsals resume on Tuesday 10th January preparing for their concert on Tuesday 2nd May at The Courtyard. Herefordshire Youth Brass Band rehearsals resume on Wednesday 11th January. Saturday Music Centre resumes on Saturday 14th January in preparation for the EYM Bands Concert on Monday 8th May and the EYM Strings and Starter Groups Concert on Tuesday 9th May. Both concerts will also be taking place at The Courtyard. Its not too late to join for the Spring! More information about Encore Youth Music along with online application form can be found here or alternatively you can email Lisa Lyness:

Livewire Saturdays also resume on Saturday 14th January and the Livewire Tuesday drop in sessions resume on Tuesday 10th January. Don't forget the Tuesday sessions you can just drop by without any prior arrangement! There will also be a Livewire Central session taking place during the February half term, keep an eye on our website for more information about that soon! More information about Livewire can be found here or alternatively you can email Chris Butts:

Garrick Singers, Encore's choir for over 55's, resumes on Monday 9th January with new leader Esther Kay. Sessions take place at The Courtyard. The Singing for Lung Health group resumes their online sessions on Wednesday 11th January. Wellsprings sessions resume on Friday 6th January. For more information about Encore Community Music groups, please contact Lisa Lyness:

There are also more opportunities which we are currently working on, keep an eye out for more information on those too!


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