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Summer school of music another success

A summer school that engages children with various music instruments has been another success.
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School children have spent a week at a summer school in Devizes getting to use loads of different music instruments.

Over 60 children took part in the music summer school's weeklong roster of activities, reported This is Wiltshire.

The event, which is now in its 34th year, was organised by Mr and Mrs Hutchings, who are music teachers at a local school.

It was attended by children, some as young as five, who have had experience with music instruments and those who haven't.

Speaking to the newspaper, Mrs Hutchings said: "We hope the summer school has fired their enthusiasm in music and they will come back next year. The children really enjoy it.

"One parent said her daughter almost sang herself to sleep with the songs they had been learning. "

Some of the activities included making a musical story, taking part in a parade, decorating t-shirts and going on a musical treasure hunt.

They were introduced to instruments like acoustic guitar, violin, cello and the piano.

The Bohemian Nights NewWestFest is a three-day music festival with a twist: it has a special stage specifically aimed at getting children involved with various music instruments.ADNFCR-2133-ID-800692454-ADNFCR

Posted on 8 Aug 2011 11:48 to category : Instruments News

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