TORFAEN Young People’s Music and Arts Trust will be holding its annual concert on Friday at the Pontypool Active Living Centre at 7pm.

The programme is packed with a combination of musically and artistically talented young people from across Torfaen, including The Torfaen Music Centre Big Band, The Torfaen Centre Music Choir, new jazz group Hot Club de Croesy and a guest appearance from youth singers Dolce.

The fund was established to advance the education of young people in music and the arts and to provide facilities for recreation and leisure time involving a connection with the subjects.

Tickets cost £5 per person and are available on the door.

Donations to the Trust can be made direct to The Torfaen Young People’s Music and Arts Trust and sent c/o of Verity Hiscocks in the Torfaen Arts Development Team.

Concert Programme:

Compere – The Reverend Canon Harald Thomas MBE.

Torfaen Music Centre Choir Torfaen Music Centre Big Band Torfaen Music Centre Intermediate Band Short Presentation to 2012 Grant Recipients by Torfaen Mayor Councillor Wayne Tomlinson.

Award Recipients (in part): Performance by ‘Dolce’ Greater Gwent Intermediate Brass Band Torfaen Music Centre Junior Guitar Ensemble Past Award Recipients: Rob Spencer (Soloist) ‘Hot Club de Croesy’ Torfaen Music Centre Senior Wind Band