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London Mozart Players and KES String Day

On Wednesday 12th October the School hosted an exciting string-playing day with the London Mozart Players, KES string players and 110 young string players from eight partnership and prep schools. The day focused on technique and musicianship and the important skills required to play in a large string orchestra. Following several workshops during the morning, the combined players presented a lively afternoon concert to parents. Repertoire included pieces from Grieg’s 'Holberg Suite', Bartok Rumanian Dances and Warlock’s 'Capriol Suite'. The junior pupils joined the core orchestra to play a number of Jigs and Reels which took the total of string players to 167! It was a wonderful day of music-making.