Group A explores how music can help build positive communities. Working with 8-18 year olds in Suffolk, Group A consists of vocal performance groups that rehearse and perform throughout the year.
The project gives young people opportunities to work with a wide variety of professional musicians, explore a breadth of musical genres and take part in exciting and creative performances. The work aims to help build positive community links and raise aspirations for young people.
New members are always welcome. If you live in or around Lowestoft or Ipswich, get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update
Following the Government’s announcements, we have taken the decision to suspend Group A activity until the end of June.
While we’re not able to sing with you, we hope that you’ll all continue to make music, and so each week on our Facebook page we will provide links to singing activities you can take part in from the comfort of your own home.
We will be keeping our website up to date with plans for future rehearsals, and hope that we’ll be able to sing together soon.
Videos from past projects
In August 2018 Group A Ipswich and Lowestoft came together to take part in Aldeburgh Carnival, working with world-music expert Sarah Jewell and a team of musicians to create a performance for the parade.
On 19 – 21 August 2017, Group A worked with Sarah Jewell and a team of Gypsy-Jazz musicians to create an all-singing, all-dancing performance for the Aldeburgh Carnival Parade.
Music For Youth National Festival 2017
After the Regional Festival at Snape Maltings in March 2017, Group A were chosen to go to Birmingham for the National Festival of Music For Youth, performing in Symphony Hall.