All over the Chilterns, children are receiving golden tickets from friends who want to share the play, passion and performance of CMA. A golden ticket entitles the bearer to:
- A FREE day at CMA, experiencing the choirs, bands, orchestras and Groovy Tuesdays without charge
- A FREE chocolate bar
- The chance to win half a term’s CMA membership absolutely FREE
If your child doesn’t get a golden ticket, just email the CMA office to be included: it could be the start of a golden future!
Seniors in Step with the RAF
The Senior Wind Band will have the opportunity to spend a day with the Band of the RAF Regiment at RAF Northolt on Wednesday 14th February (half-term.) Always a fantastic experience, the CMA members will indulge in some top-class tuition, including playing on the march. Members of Concert Band who would like the experience or are interested in the RAF as a potential career will be invited to take part too.
The 2018 tour to Vienna has been confirmed for Friday 20th to Friday 27th July 2018. Concert Band, Symphony Orchestra, Senior Jazz Band and Youth Choir will be involved. The tour will include formal performances for each group as well as sight-seeing opportunities and leisure time. Vienna’s proximity to Slovakia means that we will also have time visit Bratislava and our return journey will take us to Markt Schierling in Germany for a grand musical finale! Click HERE for details of the tour and HERE for a parental consent form.
Building on the exciting partnership forged last year, Royal Holloway University of London Symphony Orchestra continues to work with CMA Symphony Orchestra. The next event will be ‘Orchestral Immersion’ at Royal Holloway on Saturday 9th February, with full details of the final concert HERE.
Watch the video and see what they learned from each other last year…
Following the National Festival of Music for Youth, the CMA Symphony Orchestra has been selected to perform TWICE at the Royal Albert Hall this Autumn. On Wednesday 11th October, the massive auditorium was filled with primary age children, who were blown away by the orchestra’s powerful rendition of Holst’s Mars.
The orchestra wowed the audience with their performance of the last movement of Shostakovich 5 in the final act of the last night of the Schools Proms on Wednesday 15th November, owning the stage as they went on to lead 1000 performers in the massed finale item by Pete Letanka especially commissioned for the occasion.