City Road Primary Academy hosts the Birmingham Schools’ Junior String Orchestra and Birmingham Schools’ String Sinfonia. Please find further details below:

STRING ORCHESTRAS & FULL ORCHESTRAS BIRMINGHAM SCHOOLS’ JUNIOR STRING ORCHESTRA

Conductor: Helen Brookes Grade 3

Rehearsal Day: Saturday 9.15 – 11.45am

Rehearsal Venue: City Road Primary Academy Cavendish Rd, Rotton Park B16 0HL

String players may audition up to and including Year 6. There is a ‘friendly and fun’ approach in order to encourage members to develop into confident orchestral string players. The musicians enjoy many different styles of music including popular classics, TV & film scores, and original compositions.

BIRMINGHAM SCHOOLS’ STRING SINFONIA

Conductor: Ed Smith Grade 4/5

Rehearsal Day: Saturday 9.30am – noon

Rehearsal Venue: City Road Primary Academy Cavendish Rd, Rotton Park B16 0HL

Many pupils progress to this ensemble from Birmingham Schools Junior String Orchestra. The age range is 10 – 16. The music played covers many styles from Baroque and Classical to more recent popular music, including film and TV themes, as well as original compositions.