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Junior Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

23 October 2013 1:05pm - 2:00pm

Students from the Junior Royal Conservatoire of Scotland perform at The Venue, Leeds College of Music on Wednesday 23 October 2013.

 

​Junior Conservatoire Saxophone Quartet
Iain Clarke
Richard Scholfield
Rory Simons
Aidan Teplitzky
Programme to be confirmed – please check www.leedsconcertseason.com for updates
Aged sixteen, Iain lives on the Isle of Arran and attends the Junior Conservatoire where he studies piano and saxophone. He passed his Grade 8 saxophone with distinction in the summer of 2011, aged only fourteen.

Richard, aged seventeen, is in his sixth year at Williamwood High School in Glasgow and has been playing the saxophone for eight years. He joined the Junior Conservatoire in 2011 and hopes to pursue a career in music.

Rory started playing the saxophone when he was twelve years old. Aged fifteen, he joined the Junior Conservatoire studying with John Miller and he is currently the lead tenor for the saxophone quartet/quintet and Wind Orchestra.

Aidan, aged seventeen, was born in Sydney, Australia, and is a fifth year pupil of Hyndland Secondary. He began studying the saxophone at age ten and taught himself for three years before joining the Junior Conservatoire where he currently studies with Josef Pacewicz.

Further Information

Price:   Free admission

Contact details:   General Enquiries: 0113 247 8336
music@leeds.gov.uk

Additional information:  

The Venue, Leeds College of Music 

3 Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PD

t.   0113 222 3400

Details  

The Venue was opened in 2003 and is a dedicated recital hall for Leeds. The Venue seats 350. The Venue is equipped with an infra-red system for the hard of hearing. The Venue is located in Leeds' emerging cultural quarter, next to the West Yorkshire Playhouse and adjacent to Leeds College of Music. It is in the same building as the new BBC Yorkshire headquarters. One Bar Inn, the College's café bar, is open for lunch and early evening meals as well as pre-concert and interval drinks. It is located on level two of the main college building.

Facilities  

Cafe
Bar
Toilets

Access  

There is a lift at the front of the building to The Venue and disabled toilets in the foyer area. There is a designated disabled car park beside Leeds College of Music which has spaces for at least ten cars.

Public transport  

The Venue is opposite Leeds Interchange Bus Station for all buses. From Leeds City Train Station turn right out of Leeds city station and turn right at the pelican crossing. Walk down Boar Lane and head for Kirkgate Market. At the markets walk down the side of the market on New York Street to the Bus Station. The Venue is found opposite the bus station.

Parking  

The nearest car park to The Venue is located on Quarry Hill and accessible from the A64 Inner Ring Road (direction West Yorkshire Playhouse). After 5.30pm parking is free. Blue Badge Holders can park in these car parks for free. Further information about Leeds City Council car parks can be obtained from Parking Services on 0113 395 0050.

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