IYBE 2017

17th July – 22nd July

Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin

The inaugural Irish Youth Brass Ensemble course will take place in Dublin  and will host an open rehearsal for family and friends on Friday 21st July and a full concert on the evening of Saturday 22nd July.

Course participation is for brass and percussion musicians between the ages of 16-25, subject to audition.  All brass participants are expected to provide their own instruments and necessary accessories (mutes, oil, etc), percussionists are expected to provide their own mallets and beaters. Successful candidates to the course will be provided with music in advance, and are expected to prepare the repertoire before the course.

Please note that instruments other than percussion cannot be provided. Transposed parts can be made available for all the repertoire included on the course.

Programme Content: (example repertoire for 2017)

Light Cavalry by Franz von Suppe

Mid All The Traffic by Leonard Ballantine

Slaidburn by William Rimmer

Little Suite for Brass by Malcolm Arnold

Malaguena by Mark Freeh

Londonderry Air by Percy Grainger

African Funk by Alan Fernie

Pound the Streets by Paul Lovatt Cooper

Amazing Grace by John Rutter

Windows of the World by Peter Graham

Connotations by Edward Gregson

Conga del Fuego by Arturo Marquez

Wired by Lucy Pankhurst

Sample Timetable

Extra group activities may be added dependent upon rehearsal schedule times and availability.

Monday
Time Group Venue Content
09.45 – 10.00 Tutti RIAM Reception Registration
10.00 – 11.30 Tutti K.B.H. (MD) Warm up
11.45 – 13.00 Sectionals Practice Rooms (tutors) Repertoire
13.00 – 13.45 Lunch RIAM Reception
13.45 – 14.45 Sectionals Practice Rooms (tutors) Repertoire
15.00 – 17.00 Tutti K.B.H. (MD) Repertoire and activity
Tuesday
10.00 – 11.30 Sectionals Practice Rooms (tutors) Repertoire
11.45 – 13.00 Tutor concert K.B.H.
13.00 – 13.45 Lunch RIAM Reception
13.45 – 14.45 Sectionals Practice Rooms (tutors) Repertoire
15.00 – 17.00 Tutti TBC Activity
Wednesday
10.00 – 11.30 Tutti K.B.H. (MD) Warm up
11.45 – 13.00 Sectionals Practice Rooms (tutors) Repertoire
13.00 – 13.45 Lunch RIAM Reception
13.45 -14.45 Sectionals Practice Rooms (tutors) Repertoire
15.00 – 17.00 Tutti K.B.H. (MD) Repertoire
Thursday
10.00 – 11.30 Tutti K.B.H. (MD) Repertoire
11.45 – 13.00 Tutti K.B.H. (MD) Repertoire
13.00 – 14.15 Lunch RIAM Reception
14.15 – 15.30 Student Concert K.B.H.
16.00 – 17.00 Tutti K.B.H. (MD) Repertoire
Friday
10.00 – 11.30 Tutti K.B.H. (MD) Repertoire
11.45 – 13.00 Tutti K.B.H. (MD) Repertoire
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch RIAM Reception
14.00 – 16.00 Public Concert K.B.H. Repertoire
16.00 – 17.00
Saturday
13.00 -14.00 STAFF TBC Set up
14.00 – 15.30 Tutti TBC Repertoire
15.30 – 17.00 Break
17.00 – 19.00 Public Concert TBC Repertoire