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Four Christmas musical treats to wrap up 2018

Where: Stroud Subscription Rooms & Pittville Pump Room

When: December 2-4 & December 9

Gloucestershire Music (County Music Service) is back with its final musical flurry for 2018.

Their first three concerts will be hosted by the Stroud Subscriptions Rooms and will run from Sunday, December 2, to Tuesday, December 4.

The Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Academy, Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra and Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra kicks the season off on Sunday, December 2.

Monday, December 3, will feature no less than three adult ensembles including the Lakeside Concert Band, Jazz2Go and the Colwell Arts Jazz Ensemble.

The final Stroud concert will see Stroud's very own Five Valleys Adult Wind Band and Gloucestershire Symphonic Wind Orchestra take to the stage alongside GM's Learn As You Play Programme and Nicky Price from BBC Radio Gloucestershire.

All concerts start at 7.30pm and all tickets are priced at just £6.50 (£4.50) from the Stroud Subscription Rooms box office on 01453 760900.

Meanwhile, GM's annual Christmas Concert at the Pittville Pump Room will be on Sunday, December 9.

The concert will feature the Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra, Colwell Arts Orchestra, Gloucestershire Intermediate String Ensemble, and The Oriel Singers will join GM and perform a brand new carol by Jess Smith (winner of GM's carol competition).

Nicky Price and Richard Atkins from BBC Radio Gloucester will also take to the stage for a special Christmas performance.

This gig was sold out last year so get your tickets soon from or call 0844 576 2210. Tickets priced at £12 / £8.

Steven Legge (Extended Learning & Provisions manager for Gloucestershire Music) said: "Gloucestershire Music provides its members with the opportunity to perform at some great venues across Gloucestershire as well as nationally and abroad.

"Our series for Christmas concerts will be a festive tribute and enjoyable listening. Come and join us at one of our many events."

Visit  for more details of the events on the news/events page.

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