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Busy schedule ahead for European Youth players

The talented youngsters who will be part of the European Youth Band will be kept busy in Utrecht!

European Youth BAND
  The youngsters will certainly be kept busy in Utrecht

The talented youngsters of the 2018 European Youth Band will certainly be kept busy in Utrecht in May, with the announcement of a full week of concert and event appearances.

It will be the 15th time that the band, made up of 36 young players aged 18 — 22 from 16 different countries has come together — this year under the baton of the hugely popular conductor Ivan Meylemans.

Busy schedule

They will initially meet in Utrecht in the Akoesticum in Ede on 28th April for seating auditions before embarking on a busy schedule of rehearsals and events.

EBBA President, Ulf Rosenberg, said: "Everyone in EBBA and ZIMIHC (the local organising company) is looking forward to meet and listen to the European Youth Brass Band 2018 under their conductor Ivan Meylemans."

Everyone in EBBA and ZIMIHC (the local organising company) is looking forward to meet and listen to the European Youth Brass Band 2018 under their conductor Ivan MeylemansEBBA, President, Ulf Rosenberg

Events:

Wednesday 2nd May: Akoesticum Ede (Evening concert)

Thursday 3rd May: Concert appearance following the final of the European Soloist Competition at TivoliVredenburg

Friday 4th May: EBBC Opening Ceremony

Saturday 5th May: Opening Concert of the 'Bevrijdings Festival' in Utrecht
Saturday 5th May: In concert with Eikanger Bjorsvik Musikklag and K.O. Brass

Sunday 6th May: Farewell Concert after the 5th European Youth Championship



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David Hirst

MA, B.Ed (Hons), LTCL
Conductor, adjudicator and arranger