Norwich School pupils Bethan Callow (flute) and Arjuna Puvanachandra (trombone) performed in the South Transept of Norwich Cathedral as part of the Making Musicians developmental arts enrichment programme last week.
Making Musicians is for exceptional musical talent. Singers and instrumentalists (both from within the school and the wider community) participate in an annual series of workshops, lectures, visits, masterclasses and recitals designed specifically to nurture young performers and composers.
Bethan Callow (M5B) is a music award holder at Norwich School. She is taught flute by Ruth Wilson and last term was awarded a distinction in her grade 8 flute exam. She is now working towards her ARSM diploma. Bethan also learns the piano. She is a member of the school's Senior Orchestra and Chapel Choir. Beath is also busy with out of school groups, as a member of the Norfolk Couty Symphonic Wind Band and Aldeburgh Young Musicians.
Bethan performed three pieces, Hypnosis for Flute and Piano by Ian Clarke, Sonata in A Minor, H562, 3rd movement, allegro by C.P.E. Bach and Sonate pour Flute et Piano, 1st movement, allegretto malincolico by Poulenc.
Arjuna Puvanachandra (M5C) is a music scholar at Norwich School and has been learning the trombone for the past seven years with his teacher, Simon Suter. Arjuna is a valued member of the school's Senior Jazz Band and has played several times at the School's popular annual Jazz Night. He is also a member of Senior Concert Band and Gateway players. Out of school, he plays with the Norfolk County Youth Orchestra.
Arjuna performed three pieces, Courante from Suite No.4 arr. for Tenor Trombone by J.S. Bach, Morceau Symphonique, Op.88, allegro moderato by Guilmant and Preludium, Concertino from Trombone, Op. 45 No.7, 1st movement, allegro pomposo by Larsson.
Future dates for Making Musicians:
Tuesday 18th June, 6pm, No.1 Almary Green, The Close
Thursday 20th June, 1.10pm, No.1 Almary Green, The Close