13th March, Bands, Ensembles and Orchestras

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Perth Concert Hall was the perfect setting for an evening of competition between ceilidh bands, ensembles and school orchestra. The adjudicators were Andrew Sherwood and Ken Blackwood. They had warm words of congratulations as well as sound advice for going forwards for all the musicians. Andrew Sherwood, applauded the work of the conductors and tutor staff as well as that … Read More

13th March – Early & Intermediate Strings and Duos and Ensembles

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Morning Session in the Norrie Miller Suite Our day of competition at the Concert Hall began in the Norrie Miller Suite with the Level 1-4 Violin Classes. Our adjudicator was Mr Andrew Sherwood whose words of encouragement were accompanied by helpful practical sessions for the young players. The duo and ensemble classes attracted wind players, flutes and recorders, as well … Read More

11th March, Baton Twirling

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Well done to all our Baton Twirling competitors for a well contested event at St John’s RC Academy, Perth – on Saturday 11th March, 2023.

10th March, Scottish Country Dancing

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Congratulations to the Julie Young Dancers who collected an impressive haul of trophies at this year’s Perform in Perth – you can watch their dances again on our webcast . Thank you to Julie Young Dance Studios for bringing bringing their very best performances to this year’s festival

8th March, Speech and Drama Classes

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Youngsters of all ages from across Perth and Kinross, and beyond, had been practicing their Scots Verse, Bible Reading, Dramatic Duologues, Verse Speaking and Prepared Reading and Shakespeare for today’s classes at Perform in Perth. Our adjudicator today was Judey Struth, an Associate of Trinity College, London with a passion for poetry – especially Scots Poetry. Watch out for the … Read More

A highlight in the musical calendar

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Festival adjudicator, Mr Tim Ridley ended a very busy day at Perform in Perform with these remarks: “It was a great joy to be back adjudicating at Perform in Perth, always a highlight in my musical calendar.  Solo performance-wise, for those who only come along to St Leonard’s for the more traditional woodwind, brass, strings, piano and singing classes, you … Read More

7th March, Percussion Classes

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We are grateful for support of Perth and Kinross music service – both in setting up the day – and for their strong support as tutors, encouraging their pupils to take part. There was a warm welcome for performers and their families at the Elim Pentecostal Church, Princes Street, Perth, on the second day of our 2023 festival. The programme … Read More

Gaelic choirs get the 2023 festival off to a spirited start

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Choirs from Stirling, Dundee, Aberfeldy and Perth competed on the first evening of Perform in Perth’s 2023 festival. Alasdair Whyte and Edna Auld adjudicated a closely contested competition. Earlier in the day – the John Masterson Memorial Challenge Cup was award to pupils from Goodlyburn Gaelic Medium Primary School, Perth for their performances of Seagull and Singin’ in the Rain. … Read More