The Hyderabad Western Music Foundation

A platform for musicians and lovers of western music to...

  • Meet, Associate and Interact with each other
  • Perform and Share Their Talent
  • Understand and Appreciate different genres of Western Music and its linkages to other forms of Music

Hyderabad Youth Ensemble - 4th season

String and woodwind players:

Welcome to the Hyderabad Youth Ensemble!
Hyderabad Western Music Foundation invites you to participate in the 4th season of the Hyderabad Youth Ensemble.
The ensemble is made up of mainly young musicians (no age limit) from around the twin cities who play string, wind or percussion instruments and aims to give an opportunity to play in a larger ensemble than they may usually have the chance to.
Conductor: Jonathan Hewitt (music coordinator/teacher at International School of Hyderabad).
This 4th season will consist of rehearsals on a Saturday afternoon from 2.30 – 4.00pm at Alliance Française, Banjara Hills
Rehearsals: March 21st, 28th and April 4th and 11th
Concerts: April 11th and 18th (venue to be announced)
Do you play a string, wind or brass instrument at the standard of approximately grade 3 Trinity College/ABRSM/LCM etc. or above? Then you are invited to take part. Fluent notation reading is essential. To participate, attendance at a minimum of 3 out of the 4 weeks will be essential. (Free) registrations for this season of the Hyderabad Youth Ensemble will be required by latest Monday 2nd March.
Music will be sent out before the first rehearsal for familiarization.
Please contact Aditya at 8008406340 or 9912201659 to register for the event or for more information.

Get an impression of the 1st season

HWMF-concert with Maarten Visser & Holger Jetter plus "Jazzed friends" - 20th Feb @ Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, 7.30pm

Don't miss Maarten and Holger and their duets for saxophone and electric bass violin! The local Jazz band "Jazzed friends" will open the evening. See you on 20th Feb. 7.30pm at HPS! Entry free.

Videos of Maarten and Holger:     live @Plantation House 21st Feb 2015

HWMF is part of the initiative "Happy Streets"

Sunday, 15th Feb. - the Deccan Voices performed

Note of the main organizer: 'Happy Streets', an initiative led by the HMDA, Hyderabad Police, GHMC and The Times of India with the support of NGOs such as citizen groups like Hyderabad Runners & Hyderabad Cycling Club.  This initiative aims to provide better and safer walking and cycling infrastructure throughout all neighborhoods in the city, through active citizen’s engagement. This should help offset increased dependence on motorised transport, reduce congestion and pollution and promote healthy and sustainable mobility. We would like to have Hyderabad Western Music Foundation as one of the partners who could assist us with good western music. As you would be aware Happy Streets is an  event for a social cause and connects with masses where we promote fitness,  sports, music  as major activities and to reclaim the roads.
HWMF gladly accepted this invitation and is part of this wonderful initiative. For the opening on Sunday 8th Feb. we provided Western Classical (Bach, Handel, Mozart) and Jazz standards, played by Abhijit Gurjale (violin), George Hull (saxophone) and Joe Koster (keyboard).



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