BSO Resound visit Oakdale

On Friday 16th November, Oakdale Junior School were fortunate to welcome BSO Resound to school to perform and then engage in a Q&A session with Year 5 and 6 pupils.

BSO Resound is the world's first disabled-led ensemble as part of a professional Orchestra's main programme of work. Earlier this year they performed at the Royal Albert Hall  as part of the Proms season.


BSO Resound performed a number of pieces of music which were really enjoyed by an appreciative audience. Pupils were then able to ask a series of thoughtful questions. Including:

"What emotions do you feel when you perform?"

"Who or what inspired you to learn to play your instrument?"


After the Q&A session many pupils were able to speak to the musicians informally and even have a go on some of the instruments. 


Staff and pupils found the occasion to be enjoyable, interesting and inspiring.


BSO Resound performed:


Mozart                 Marriage of Figaro Overture

Beethoven         Moonlight Sonata

Copland               Variations on a Shaker Melody

Mozart                 Flute Quartet No. 1 in D (3rd Movement)

Bach                      Orchestral Suite No. 2 (2nd Movement)

Campkin               Hoping

Stravinsky           Tango


More information about BSO Resound can be found on the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra web site.