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Join us this Thursday 19 April at 1:00 PM for the live stream of NYJO's KS2 Concert at The Venue@DMU. Scroll down for more information!
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The glittering showcase of the UK's finest young professional jazz artists, National Youth Jazz Orchestra is coming to DMU this week! More.
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Summer Concert Challenge The DMU Orchestra and Chorus are back for another epic Summer Concert and you can perform with us! Get involved.
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Our weekly Japanese Taiko Drumming workshops are back! Join us every term-time Wednesday, starting 18 April! About the workshop.
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DMU Music

DMU Music provides students, staff, partners and anyone living in and around Leicester with opportunities to get involved in the dynamic music scene of the city and beyond.

Home to three fantastic ensembles and various successful music projects, which we provide with our local and national partners, we aim to open up music to everyone.

Whether you want to create, collaborate or simply enjoy music, DMU Music is the place for you.

Why not join us for our next concert or get involved?

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NYJO Schools Concert Live Stream

Watch live, this Thursday 19 April from 1:00 PM as The National Youth Jazz Orchestra bring you and over 700 KS2 pupils a spectacular introduction to the world of jazz from DMU's very own The Venue@DMU!

In advance of the concert, download your KS2 Resource Pack, to discover jazz in the classroom. Get the resource pack here.


Coming up...

Celebrating Women in Jazz with NYJO

The National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) is a glittering showcase for the UK’s finest young professional jazz musicians, combining a hard-swinging rhythm section and hugely talented soloists. NYJO will be bringing the very best in British big-band jazz to DMU!

For this special concert, we'll be celebrating women in jazz;  from the songs of Ella Fitzgerald and the 1930s trumpet stylings of Valaida Snow, to contemporary classics by band leader Maria Schneider and bassist Esperanza Spalding. We are excited to highlight the great music of jazz musicians who happen to be female!

Join the gig and get your £5.00 tickets (DMU students and staff only) now via Leicester Jazz House!

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Are you up for the DMU Summer Concert Challenge?

We're calling all singers and musicians to join our 2018 Summer Concert Challenge! The DMU Orchestra and DMU Chorus will team up once again this spring to perform an epic Summer Concert on Sunday June 10th.

We warmly invite all DMU students and staff members as well as local singers to join the Chorus in singing DMU's Graduation Anthem 'Zadok the Priest' by Handel and the monumental 'I was Glad' by Hubert Parry.

Musicians are invited to join our Orchestra with a programme of Handel's 'Zadok the Priest', Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and the premiere of a new work by DMU student Ashley Simons.

Are you up for the challenge? Find more information on rehearsals and how to sign up here!


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