Off they go again!

Off they go again!

On 18th July, members of the Senior Wind Band and Youth Jazz Orchestra will be piling onto the Hull - Zeebrugge ferry on the first leg of their journey of this year’s tour to Belgium and Holland. There’s a lot of ‘high quality’ planned - high quality youth hostel...

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The Friends Jazz & Quiz Night raises just over £800

The Friends Jazz & Quiz Night raises just over £800

Sunday 5th May was a great success, if the positive, parting comments of audience members were anything to go by. As always, the Youth Jazz Orchestra, directed by Rachael Dixon, played impressively. And the Friends organised a fantastic buffet. The quiz challenged in...

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25 years old and stronger than ever!

25 years old and stronger than ever!

On Saturday 27th April, the concert hall at Longcroft Upper School was reverberating to the sounds of music being played by the massed ensemble of current and past members of the East Riding Senior Wind Band and Percussion Ensembles in celebration of 25 years since...

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Summer Tour to Sorrento

Summer Tour to Sorrento

The East Riding Youth Orchestra and Youth Singers went on tour to Sorrento last July. Here is a report on the tour written by Charles Fish, of the Youth Singers. FERYO was once again able to subsidise the Youth Orchestra and Youth Singers’ tour, this year to Sorrento....

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Music Service 2018 Report

Music Service 2018 Report

Peter Walker, Deputy Head of the East Riding Schools’ Music Service, referred to another very busy year for all of the ensembles who took part in 15 concerts in various locations from the Hexagon to Bridlington Spa and even the Royal Albert Hall....

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FERYO AGM 2018

FERYO AGM 2018

On 10 November, the Friends held their AGM at The Hexagon Music Centre. This essential meeting fulfils the rules of the Charity Commission and our own Constitution. It is also a great opportunity to review the events of the...

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25th Anniversary Celebration

25th Anniversary Celebration

2019 is a special year as the Senior Wind Band and Project Percussion / Percussion Ensemble are celebrating their 25th Anniversary. All present and past members are invited to celebrate this landmark on Saturday 27th April at...

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Sponsors of the East Coast Musician of the Year

Sponsors of the East Coast Musician of the Year

We are delighted to announce that once again, we are proud sponsors for the East Coast Musician of the Year Competition 2018. Now in its 10th year, the Festival once again provides an opportunity for musicians of all levels to take part. So if you are just a...

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We need your help!

We need your help!

Do you work for a charitable company? Would they be willing to donate money to our charity? If your employer supports nominated charitable organisations, don't forget to nominate FERYO!! It could really help us to help our ensembles. Or maybe they run a match funding...

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Music Service Annual Report

Music Service Annual Report

Peter Walker, Acting Head of the East Riding Schools’ Music Service, joined us at our AGM in November 2017 to share his report from the last, very busy year for the Schools’ Music Service during which the ensembles took part in numerous concert...

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