Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's visit inspires St Albans pupils music making

PUBLISHED: 06:48 15 December 2009 | UPDATED: 14:47 06 May 2010

Music students at Francis Bacon School had a workshop with the RPO

Music students at Francis Bacon School had a workshop with the RPO

JAMMING with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) was an honour for a group of young music students from a St Albans secondary school. The RPO and the Hertfordshire Music Service visited Year 7 pupils at Francis Bacon School last Wednesday to help them

JAMMING with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) was an honour for a group of young music students from a St Albans secondary school.

The RPO and the Hertfordshire Music Service visited Year 7 pupils at Francis Bacon School last Wednesday to help them create a piece of music, which the team then performed to the rest of the school at the end of the day.

Deputy head Stuart Taylor said that the performance received a well-deserved standing ovation and added: "The outcome of the day's workshop was astonishing with the students coming together to perform a magnificent piece of music, which demonstrated hidden talents waiting to blossom.


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