Three young musicians from Wellington School will be playing at the royal Festival Hall next month, having been chosen to play in the places in the highly-regarded National Children’s Orchestra.
Dylan Leonard in Year 6, Ella Leonard in Year 8 and Timothy Kilbey in Year 9 will all take part in orchestral performances and have access to training by some of the country’s top musicians.
Dylan and Timothy will both be part of the brass section on trumpet and French horn respectively while Ella will join the woodwind section on oboe.
The National Children’s Orchestra brings together hundreds of 7-13 year olds from across the country and offers them a life-changing experience – meeting like-minded people and being guided by top professional musicians.
The Festival Hall concert will be celebrating the life of inspirational Founder of the National Children’s Orchestra – Vivienne Price and will be a thrilling opportunity for these youngsters to experience truly high level performance in one of the most famous venues in the world.
This celebratory concert will feature performances by invited guests who will combine to form the Vivienne Price Memorial Orchestras. The repertoire includes Vaughan-Williams’The Lark Ascending, Tchaikovsky’s 2nd movement of Symphony No. 5 and Marquez’s Danzón No.2 amongst many other spectacular works.