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Young musicians strike the right note

Published 28/01/2012 | 05:00

27/1/12***NO REPRO FEE*** 17th FESTIVAL OF YOUTH ORCHESTRAS AT NATIONAL CONCERT HALL Pupils from St.Canice's Primary School youth orchestra in Kilkenny pictured as Details of the 17th Festival of Youth Orchestras were announced and the 2012 festival, which is the annual showcase of the best in Irish youth orchestras from around the country, takes place at the National Concert Hall, Dublin onSaturday 4th February 2012.Pic:Marc O'Sullivan
27/1/12***NO REPRO FEE*** 17th FESTIVAL OF YOUTH ORCHESTRAS AT NATIONAL CONCERT HALL Pupils from St.Canice's Primary School youth orchestra in Kilkenny pictured as Details of the 17th Festival of Youth Orchestras were announced and the 2012 festival, which is the annual showcase of the best in Irish youth orchestras from around the country, takes place at the National Concert Hall, Dublin onSaturday 4th February 2012.Pic:Marc O'Sullivan

Eight youth orchestras with more than 400 young musicians from around Ireland will perform a variety of works at the 17th Festival of Youth Orchestras at the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Saturday February 4.

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The 3pm performance will feature Sacred Heart School, Tullamore; North Wexford Youth Orchestra; Dundalk Grammar School Orchestra and Athenry Youth Orchestra.

The 8pm performance features St Canice's NS Orchestra, Kilkenny; Galway Youth Jazz Orchestra; Irish Midlands Youth Orchestra and the Junior Cork Youth Orchestra. Tickets are priced from €7.50 to €15. Visit www.iayo.ie for more information.

Irish Independent

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