News

2021 has been a quiet year for concerts but check here for news on all the other events and initiatives happening within the Music Service

  • EA Music Service return to normal delivery for 2021/22

    The Covid-19 pandemic has presented enormous challenges across all aspects of education.

    We are confident that the challenges we face in relation to the provision of a consistent and continuous service can be met in 2021/22.

  • CBSM Summer School

    The EA City of Belfast School of Music were delighted to be able to run their Summer Strings Course this year from the 26th -29th July in the lovely surroundings of Dominican College Fortwilliam Park.

  • 'Magnificent Music' Project

    Over 40 young musicians from North Eastern Youth Orchestra and Youth Concert Band have joined forces to produce a super performance of Elmer Bernstein’s Magnificent Seven

  • EA and Ulster Orchestra Collaboration

    The Music Service has enjoyed many exciting and creative events with our friends at the Ulster Orchestra this year.

  • Online Double Reed Workshop

    24th June 2021

    The Music Service is really excited for our double reed workshop with Greg Topping and Christopher Blake from the Ulster Orchestra.

    Our oboe and bassoon students are sure to be inspired with catchy tunes and excellent tips on performance & technique.

    *Please note this event is now fully booked - look out for future events next academic year!

  • CBYO Online Chamber groups

    The City of Belfast Youth Orchestra (CBYO) switched weekly Saturday rehearsals onto Microsoft Teams and divided the Orchestra into smaller Chamber Ensembles, CB and YO, for the recording of two iconic chamber music pieces.

  • EA Music Service OBE Virtual Concert

    150 young musicians from Bangor, Down, Lisburn and Castlereagh have have joined forces to produce an online concert

  • Online Sea Shanty

    The Wellerman Sea Shanty performed by the CBSM Junior Online Sinfonia during their Easter Course

     

  • CBYO Brass Section raise funds for music education project in Uganda

    Members of the City of Belfast Youth Orchestra have been raising money for Brass for Africa, a music education project in Uganda.

  • Music Service Instrumental tuition update

    Following a meeting with the Public Health Agency to review our updated guidance and risk assessments, it has now been agreed that woodwind and brass tuition can recommence, along with strings, percussion and keyboard. 

     

In 2019/20 we were involved with

Concerts

79

Schools

671

Students

23,670

Tutors

297