National Brass & Percussion Day

  • 10am–1.30pm (Doors open at 9.30am)
Close up of Junior Guildhall percussionist playing the glockenspiel


About this event:

Guildhall Young Artists
Event type:
Booking required | In-person
£30/ £20 if you are attending a Guildhall Young Artist centre (including Centre for Young Musicians) Or pay what you can

Event information

Join us for this play day for instrumentalists aged 9-18, playing any brass or percussion instrument, and of ABRSM Grade 3 standard and above. Led by our lively team of inspiring Guildhall tutors and special guests, you will be able to develop your skills in a fun and friendly environment.

We will be joined by an array of artists with special guest Mark Kavuma alongside guests from Kinetika Bloco and Brass Bands England. As usual, there will be our inspiring teachers from across Guildhall as well as a trade stand from Phil Parkers - the brass specialist shop.

Play alongside your friends and meet new ones, enjoy some amazing music, experience different styles of music and get top tips whilst having fun.

The day will be led by Guildhall tutors with special guests.

We are grateful to all our partners for supporting this event:

Phil Parker Ltd
Kinetika Bloco
Brass Bands England

Pay what you can

Guildhall Young Artists is committed to aiming to ensure that no student faces financial barriers to participation. This is why we have introduced a pay what you can option for those who are not able to pay the recommended ticket price of £30/£20 listed above. 

Tutors & special guests

Venue information

Silk Street Theatre, Music Hall and Lecture Recital Room are located in the main Guildhall School building on Silk Street and for Barbican produced events the venue can also be accessed from the Barbican if you exit via the doors next to Barbican Kitchen on Level G. 

Silk Street
Parking available

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