Tyca Festival 2022 Day 1
This event took place on the 3rd of March at the Tacchi Morris Arts Centre.
The performances were given by: ● Bridgwater & Taunton College Dance● Richard Huish College Popular Music Course● Chhaya Youth Dance
Using the theme of Empowerment, Tyca presents:
A celebration of dance from two specially commissioned works by acclaimed choreographers Kay Crook of Chhaya Collective and Bristol’s Helen Wilson, Director of award winning Rise Youth Dance. Companies are Bridgwater & Taunton College Dancers, and Chhaya Youth Dance.
Accoustic performances from singers, songwriters and guitarists from Richard Huish College Popular Music Course: Molly Arscott and Jon West & his band.
Concerto Grosso for all
Performed by:● Guildhall Young Artists Taunton● King’s Hall School, Taunton● Southern Sinfonia● J.J. Hathaway
In collaboration with the hugely talented young Somerset composer, J.J. Hathaway, Simon Chalk brings members of Southern Sinfonia to the festival for what promises to be a spectacular melting pot of creativity and inspiration.
The festival has commissioned J. J. to compose a brand new ‘Concerto Grosso’ incorporating ideas from many of the young musicians who will be involved in the project.
The performance will be the culmination of a number of weeks of workshops and rehearsals, that enabled the young musicians to work with Simon Chalk and Southern Sinfonia to build skills, confidence and have fun with their music-making.