Roots Alive

Roots Alive are currently meeting on Friday evenings, 5-6.30pm at Pudsey Civic Hall, LS28 5TA.

If you are interested in joining this group, please email Catherine at educ.artforms@leeds.gov.uk

Roots Alive play traditional and folk music from both Britain and around the world, on a range of instruments – mainly strings (e.g. violins, guitars and mandolins) and woodwind (especially flutes and whistles), but also including hand percussion and accordions. We also regularly travel – in Summer 2018 we went an exchange to Chemnitz, Germany, to partner with a local music school there. They then came to visit us in March 2019.

Most members are fluent on their instruments and have a willingness / ability to play by ear or memory. We don’t hold auditions, but do encourage prospective members to join us for a trial rehearsal.

Director: Hannah Rosebury

Click here to watch our music video made in lockdown.

Click here to see our CLYM Resources page for ideas and information for CLYM members during lockdown!

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