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This event is Confirmed

Notes for the band:

Please arrive by 6.30pm for set list & warm up
Uniform: boys - white shirts, grey tie & black trousers, girls - all black

WATH FESTIVAL - Swing Orchestra

Following last year's successful and most enjoyable concert performance in Wath Parish Church, the SWING ORCHESTRA has been invited back. This is always a good sign!

Ticket info:

£5 payable on the door but please let us know in advance if you are coming as they would like an idea of numbers beforehand

This event is Confirmed

Notes for the band:

Watch this space

The Crossing 10th Anniversary Celebration - DYJO

The Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra (DYJO) has been invited to perform at a special concert celebrating the 10th Anniversary of The Crossing and all that goes on within this superb performance venue

Ticket info:

Adults £10, Under 16s £5

This event is Confirmed

Notes for the band:

Watch this space

Big Band Jazz and Swing - DYJO

The Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra (DYJO) has been invited by Retford Rotary Club to appear at The Well - a superb and very modern performance venue in Retford. This is a fundraising event for Rotary-supported Young People's Projects in Retford.

This event is Unconfirmed

Notes for the band:

Watch this space...

BBC MUSIC DAY in Doncaster - Association Members

To be confirmed

This event is Confirmed

Banding Together - Swing Orchestra

Following a programme of pre-arranged joint workshop-style rehearsals at the Jazz Centre, this will be the culminating shared concert. A joint event featuring the Doncaster Youth Swing Orchestra alongside the Doncaster Schools Vermuyden Concert Band.

This event is Confirmed

  • Sunday 26th June 2016 - Saturday 2nd July 2016

Notes for the band:

We hope that DYJA Members and Friends/Family will again kindly offer to accommodate our German Friends this year. If you feel you are able to host a young German musician (or two!), please let us know as soon as possible!

22nd DYJA/EKS Exchange (Home Leg) - All Bands

We are very much looking forward to welcoming our very special friends from the Erich Klausner School in Herten (Doncaster's European partner town in Germany). There will be a varied and exciting programme of events planned for their visit culminating in our Big Band Celebration 'Jazz on a Summer's Evening' at CAST Theatre on Friday 1st July.

This event is Confirmed

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Cleethorpes Jazz Festival 2016 - DYJO

Following last year's amazing reception at this great jazz festival, DYJO members are delighted to be invited back. Dennis Rollins was guest soloist on trombone on that occasion. This time around he will be appearing in his new role as DYJO Band Director. His trombone will be out front too!

Ticket info:

DYJO members are asked to arrive at the venue not later than 11am for stage setting, set-list and tune-up in good time prior to the performance.

This event is Confirmed

Notes for the band:

Watch this space!

SWING ON A SUMMER'S EVENING - A Big Band Celebration! - Association Members

This special Big Band Celebration at Doncaster's CAST Theatre will feature the EKS BIG SWING BAND from Herten (Germany), supported on stage by DYJA ensembles and Exchange participants.

This event is Unconfirmed

Notes for the band:

Watch this space

Hundhill Hall Strawberry Fayre

Details to follow

This event is Unconfirmed

Notes for the band:

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'Let's Get Together' Festival at CAST - Association Members

Three days of activities on the theme of 'Journeys'

This event is Unconfirmed

Warmsworth Gala 2016 - Stageband

The Doncaster Youth Stageband has been invited to perform at this year's Warmsworth Gala. I am pleased to accept this invitation, partly because four of our current Stageband members are from Warmsworth.

Ticket info:

Not known.

This event is Unconfirmed

National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) in Doncaster! - Association Members

Hosted by the Doncaster Music Education Hub, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) will be appearing in concert at the CAST Theatre on the afternoon of Sunday 18th September this year. This collaborative event will also feature the Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra (DYJO), directed by Dennis Rollins. This concert will be the culmination and finale following three days of Jazz Workshops in Doncaster schools led by NYJO Ambassadors and assisted by DYJA teachers.

This event is Confirmed

Notes for the band:

Watch this space

Brass meets Swing - Stageband

Following last September successful concert alongside the Thurcroft Welfare Band, the Stageband has been invited to perform again in Thurcroft Church.

This event is Confirmed

Notes for the band:

Watch this space...

Autumn Choral and Band Concert - Stageband

Following the success of last year's joint concert with the Barnburgh Male Voice Choir and the Doncaster Youth Stageband, it has been agreed that we should do it again! The Bentley Pavilion is booked and confirmed. We very much look forward to sharing this special event with our musical friends from Barnburgh. JE