Tag: Ipswich School

3 October 2013

Review of British Paraorchestra, Ipswich School Festival of Music

26 September 2013. The fourth annual Ipswich School Festival of Music opened in the Great School hall with an orchestra that most of us had last seen on the TV at the opening ceremony of the Paralympics in 2012, and The British Paraorchestra has, since their first visit to Suffolk for the Snape Proms in 2012, gained a well-deserved reputation, releasing a Christmas CD last […]

28 September 2012

Review of Courtney Pine at Ipswich School Festival of Music 20 September 2012

  This week long festival began with a day of workshops from the street dance group, Stomp,  and an evening with jazz musician, Courtney Pine and his six piece band of double bass, drums, piano, viola, electric violin, and guitar/mandolin. It was a sell-out concert, with many jazz fans unable to believe their luck that such a big name was appearing in a school hall […]

26 September 2011

London Mozart Players, Ipswich School Festival of Music

London Mozart Players at Festival of Music, Ipswich School, 21 September 2011  When a school arranges a music festival it would be fair to assume that the performances will given by the students. At this, the second Festival of Music organised by Festival Director, William Saunders and his team, there were seven days of performances, some of which included the students but also an impressive […]