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More than 6,000 young people set to perform at music festival in Birmingham

A two-day music festival featuring more than 6,000 talented young musicians will take place in Birmingham on July 7-8.  

The annual Music for Youth National Festival will be performed on world-class stages Symphony Hall, Town Hall and CBSO Centre, and this year, centres around the theme ‘Where Everyone’s A Headliner’.  

The festival will see performances from the next generation of young musicians across pop, rock, jazz, brass, classical, folk, choral, and everything in between. There will be free Fringe stages in Centenary square and a series of free workshops and panels with leading industry experts, including critically-acclaimed Jazz pianist, composer and presenter Pete Letanka, The Royal Welsh College of Music, National Youth Choir, and more. There will be a special showcase evening concert on Friday, July 7 at Town Hall to promote the level and breadth of music education across the UK.  

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Abbie works as part of the MFY communications team, managing content for the website and for MFY's social media. She has a background in performing arts and many years' experience in marketing and communications. She also recently completed her CIM Level 4 qualification.

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