Opera North Junior Strings (ages 10-14)

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Opera North Junior Strings (ONJS) is a string orchestra for beginner string players from across Leeds designed to develop outstanding instrumental and musicianship skills in a friendly and supportive environment.

Each week you will be appropriately challenged to develop within your technical ability giving you the chance to make music as an ensemble under the guidance of a member of the Orchestra of Opera North and the Opera North education team.

Meet new people, make new friends and work with world-class musicians – be a part of this unique experience!

 

Price
Paid termly
Venue
  • Opera North, Leeds

Price details
Membership fee is £40 per term, which covers world-class tuition, additional workshops and performances each term.

Please note
We do not want cost to be a barrier to any potential members, so we offer bursary places to families in challenging circumstance. Please contact Opera North Education to find out if you are eligible, by emailing education@operanorth.co.uk.

How to apply
We welcome new members in the first few weeks of each school term. Sign up for a free taster session and see if ONJS is for you!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can join ONJS?
ONJS is open to young musicians in Year 6 and above (age 10 – 14) who play violin, viola, cello or double bass. ONJS is for beginner level (playing for six months) to Grade 3 instrumentalists, no audition is necessary. We welcome sign ups throughout the year.

When and where do we meet?
Every Monday evening (during term time) from 4.30pm to 6pm at Opera North Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NU

How much does It cost?
Membership fee is £40 per term, which covers world-class tuition, additional workshops and performances each term. We want to ensure that costs do not create a barrier to taking part and are able to offer financial assistance to those who wouldn’t be able to join without support. Please get in touch to see if you are eligible for a bursary place.

Who do I contact if I have questions?
Please email youthensembles@operanorth.co.uk or call 0113 223 3557.

Interested in joining?
We welcome new members in the first few weeks of each school term. Sign up for a free taster session and see if ONJS is for you!
To express an interest in joining and to sign up for a taster session, get in touch with Marcus at marcus.norman@operanorth.co.uk or phone 0113 223 3626.

Opera North Junior Strings (ages 10-14)
Opera North Junior Strings (ages 10-14)
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