London’s pioneering world music youth ensemble, the Grand Union Youth Orchestra (GUYO) is taking up residency at Rich Mix.
Led by top professional jazz and world-musicians from the renowned Grand Union Orchestra, the GUYO will be running free monthly masterclasses and workshops for aspiring young musicians from all musical cultures.
GUYO blends Indian ragas, Turkish and Chinese folk tunes, West African chant and drumming with salsa, calypso, reggae, and bluesy jazz.
Members will get the opportunity to perform original shows as well as at festivals all over the Capital!
GUYO will be holding an open taster workshop on Sun 15 Jan.
For young people aged 13 – 25
Location: Rich Mix, Shoreditch, East London
Times: 10am to 2pm
Dates: 15 January, 19 February, 18 March