During the next few weeks AKS Lytham musicians will be busy performing at local community events, as well as concerts and services.
St. Annes Christmas Lights Switch-On
On Saturday 26th November, some of our musicians will be performing in St. Annes Square as part of an afternoon of entertainment before the Christmas lights are switched on. There will be an opportunity to hear our talented singers, guitarists and pianists, who will be on stage from 3.00pm.
PTA Winter Ball
Just a few hours later, on Saturday 26th November, our Swing Band and Soloists will be performing in school as guests arrive for the annual PTA Winter Ball; Christmas meets James Bond!
Rotary Young Musician of the Year Competition
A number of pupils will be performing in the District Round of the Rotary Young Musician of the Year Competition, which will be held on Thursday 1st December at Carr Hill High School. This is a great opportunity for them to perform advanced repertoire in front of a large and appreciative audience.
Christmas Tea Time Concert
This term’s Tea Time Concert will take place on Friday 9th December at 5.00pm. This is always a popular event and there will be an opportunity to hear solo performances, our Senior String Ensemble as well as festive readings from a number of our talented LAMDA pupils. Music, mince pies and coffee – please do come along!
PTA Christmas Fair
On Saturday 10th December, the Swing Band, Concert Band, Brass Ensemble, Junior School Choir, alongside some of our other smaller ensembles, will be performing at this year’s Christmas Fair from 11.00am until 2.00pm in the Senior Hall.
Junior School Christmas Concert
On Monday 12th December at 6.30pm, it is the turn of our younger musicians in the Junior School. There will be a number of solos, ensemble and Choir items performed in the Junior Hall, as well as some seasonal readings for all to enjoy.
Choir Community Concerts
On Wednesday 14th December, a Choir of Senior School singers will be performing concerts in the Chapel at Trinity Hospice in Blackpool, at the Grand Hotel in St. Annes for the Ladies’ Luncheon Club Christmas Dinner, at Highfield Wellbeing Centre and finally at Fosbrooke House. It will be a wonderful way for our pupils to spread some Christmas cheer, with a variety of sacred and secular Christmas favourites.
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
Finally, our annual Service of Nine Lessons and Carols will take place at St. Thomas’ Church on Thursday 15th December at 7.00pm. This is always one of the highlights of the school year, bringing together our Senior and Junior School musicians. This year, proceeds from the Collection will support the work of AKS Action.