Melody mak­ers

Pupils per­form at mu­si­cal show­case

Rutherglen Reformer - - Newton Gala Day -

in­stru­men­tal mu­sic tu­ition through var­i­ous youth mu­sic projects. These projects are funded through Cre­ative Scot­land and are an in­trin­sic link to the wider ben­e­fits the chil­dren ex­pe­ri­ence through mu­sic.

Elaine Duffy, as­sis­tant in­stru­men­tal mu­sic co-or­di­na­tor, said: “We are very proud of our young mu­si­cians who dis­played such con­fi­dence at the pri­mary show­case. Tak­ing part in this event gives them a plat­form on which they can show­case their tal­ents as well as the op­por­tu­nity to ex­pe­ri­ence per­form­ing to a large au­di­ence.

“Mu­sic is such an im­por­tant part of their young lives and the In­stru­men­tal Mu­sic Ser­vice en­deav­ours to pro­mote cre­ativ­ity and di­ver­sity through such events. It also pro­vides the op­por­tu­nity for the chil­dren to en­hance links with the wider com­mu­nity and forge part­ner­ships with other school com­mu­ni­ties, as was seen by the Stonelaw Pri­maries Clus­ter Band

“Be­ing in­volved in mu­sic at an early age is highly ben­e­fi­cial in de­vel­op­ing new skills and we are enor­mously pleased with the ar­ray of tal­ents show­cased at this pop­u­lar event.’’

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