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Southbank Centre: Gala Weekend

On 16 and 17 April a whole weekend of free family activities and events took place at Southbank Centre.

Competitors took part in Speed Mentoring sessions and pop-up performances in the Royal Festival Hall Foyers and other events included jazz string workshops and performances, a masterclass on injury prevention for violinists, a family scratch orchestra and a performance of Gabriel Prokofiev’s Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra. TThe 14 events were a huge success, and were attended by in the regios of 2,000 people over two days, and the Southbank Centre school visit by approximately 200 pupils.

Here’s a list of the wide variety of events:

16th April
Come and Play!: Family Scratch Orchestra
Live Music Now presents The Jacquin Trio
String Ting Workshop – Open Jazz Strings
Masterclass: Injury Prevention for Violinists
String Ting Workshop – Advanced Jazz Strings
Performance: Meet the Competitors
Violin Speed Mentoring
Talk: Humphrey Burton on Menuhin
String Ting – Jazz Group Performance
Film: Yehudi Menuhin: Journeys With A Violin

17th April
Learn to DJ with Mr Switch
Gabriel Prokofiev: Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra