Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra

Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra is the place to learn jazz in Devon. This Orchestra teaches young people from across the whole of Devon including Exeter, North Devon, South Devon, Torbay and Dartmoor to play and perform a wide variety of Jazz. DYJO has won many national awards over its history …

The Harry Browns

The origins of the Harry Browns can be traced back to the late sixties. John Broomhead & Nobby Dye first sang together at the Nova Scotia Folk Tradition Club in Bristol, after hearing shanties being sung by that wonderful old Bristol seaman, Eric Illot. The two began singing together just …

Louise Parker – Market Square

Growing up in a house filled with music, from the folk, calypso and opera enjoyed by her Jamaican born mother to the trad, swing and be-bop from her jazz-obsessed father, vocalist Louise Parker, aptly named after Louis Armstrong, was born to create the sort of soulful sound that is earning …

BRNC Big Band

Playing music is a wonderful experience and playing with experienced musicians, some of whom have performed with leading bands in the Armed Forces is even better. The “Britannia Royal Naval College Volunteer Band” is one of the premier bands of its type and is open to serving and ex-service musicians …

Pupils of Jessica Heywood

This concert is performed by local young musicians, all taught by Jessica and a ‘must see’ if you love to support young talented people, the professionals of tommorow. She is a well known figure in and around Dartmouth and is involved in all aspects of music. Her enthusiasm for cello …

Devon Youth Wind Orchestra

The Devon Youth Wind Orchestra (DYWO) makes a return to the Festival 2019. This is a symphonic wind orchestra for students aged between twelve and twenty-one years from all areas of Devon. Conducted by Steve Grant and organised and administered by the friends of DYWO, we offer a unique opportunity …