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Creative Kirklees / News / Fri 24 Jul 2020

Opera North Summer Camps - Now on Sale!

Opera North Summer Camps - Now on Sale!

Opera North's summer camps are now on sale!

They are delighted to announce that they have two fantastic creative learning opportunities available this August for young people aged between 8 and 17.

String players aged between 10 and 17, who are Grade 4 or above, can enjoy a week of immersive ensemble training alongside fellow string musicians from the Orchestra of Opera North, in Summer Strings Academy. Children aged 8 to 11 can spend a fun week discovering the magic of opera and theatre with our Creative Arts Camp.

Creative Arts Camp
17 - 21 August, Herd Farm Activity Centre

Open to young people aged 8-11 who love being creative and have an interest in music, drama or art. No experience or musical ability is necessary.

Spend a week discovering the fascinating elements that make up the magic of opera and theatre. In the beautiful setting of Herd Farm in Eccup, North Leeds, participants will explore directing, designing, writing and composing, all based around the opera Hansel and Gretel by Humperdinck. Find out more:

Summer Strings Academy
24 - 27 August, Leeds Town Hall

Open to musicians aged 10 -17 studying Grade 4+ or equivalent on their string instrument.

The Summer Strings Academy is an immersive week of ensemble training where young string players are tutored by and play alongside string players from the Orchestra of Opera North. Musicians will participate in creative composition workshops, specific string masterclasses, and rehearse and perform as part of a variety of string ensembles. Find out more:

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