MUSICAL youngsters gathered at Felsted Preparatory School to spend a Saturday stretching their string-playing skills. Around 35 six-to-13-year-olds from Felsted, Widford Lodge and Holmwood House, took part in the day under the direction of the Felsted S
MUSICAL youngsters gathered at Felsted Preparatory School to spend a Saturday stretching their string-playing skills.
Around 35 six-to-13-year-olds from Felsted, Widford Lodge and Holmwood House, took part in the day under the direction of the Felsted Schools' head of strings,
The children learned bowing techniques and effects and tried them in combination in a variety of pieces.
You may also want to watch:
They created their own improvised weather scene under the direction of novice conductors from each school.
The morning finished with a concert for all the parents.
- 1 Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners delighted to be back at actual races
- 2 There's a rainbow in the woods outside Thaxted
- 3 Standing for election for a seat on Essex County Council on May 6, 2021
- 4 Join Pam on sponsored 'walkies' for Guide Dogs
- 5 Almost 800 Essex patients take part in Covid-19 Recovery trial
- 6 Pay It Forward brings joy to Dunmow community
- 7 Delight at repairs grant which will also support specialist building trade
- 8 Takeley virtual consultation opens
- 9 Actor Ray Winstone's video appeal helps double air ambulance's 'brick' sales
- 10 Elsenham WI transfixed but can't work out magician's tricks
Felsted Preparatory School offers Outstanding Talent Awards for musically gifted children aged 11-13.
Felsted has an enviable reputation for music. The chapel choir regularly performs in cathedrals around the country and has toured at home and abroad, and many children sing regularly in the various other school choirs.
There are flourishing orchestras and ensemble groups an more than half the pupils at the school learn a musical instrument.
The dedicated music school has three full time members of staff and 30 visiting instrumental and vocal teachers.