Pupils Niame Corr and
Clara Jackson from St Kierans Primary
School, Poleglass got top musical tips from
the Ulster Orchestra's Gareth Hopkins. Also
in the photo are Joanne McKee, centre, and
Maureen Stevenson right, of the Ulster Bank.
PUPILS from St Kierans Primary School in
Poleglass recently took part in a music workshop led by an
Ulster Orchestra musician as part of the 'Up the Tempo'
programme, which takes music to primary schools across the
Each school involved receives a series of
music workshops with Ulster Orchestra and National Concert Hall
musicians focusing on tempo. counting and numbers.
The workshops aim to encourage the children
to compose, learn and listen.
It will all culminate with the schools coming
together in May to see the Ulster Orchestra at the National
Concert Hall. The pupils will give a performance of their own
compositions before the concert.
This is one of a number of projects supported
by Ulster Bank's community investment programme.