These are a few of the comments received from the Music for Youth mentors on the day:
"You carried us along with your scintillating performance" Mentor – MFY
“Great start – eye catching – original – good way to get everyone on stage in an interesting way. (Well done violinist soloist) Well done percussion section – nice and even and precise. Our feet were soon tapping with your enthusiastic playing – well done cellos – you did a great job.”
“A terrific opening – unusual, musical, original – percussion – be sure you can hear the violin solo all the time. Nice arrangement of this classic. All watching your conductor."
“Excellent start – dance like and jaunty – Well done kit – Very well done”
“Lots of Caribbean sunshine here – you’re playing with joy and we can hear it! Hurrah for the crescendo – it makes a big difference – you managed the changes of tempo well – they add interest to the performance – fun to see you moving. You’ve worked very hard on this and it shows – A terrific orchestra – well done”
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