‘Gysmo’ stands for Gt Yarmouth Schools’ Music Orchestra and was set up in 2014 with 7 musicians.
‘Gysmo’ has been involved with many events since its inception including playing at the Hippodrome for the ‘Festival of Carols’ for the last 3 years, concerts at Christchurch and taking part in the St Andrew’s Festival in Gorleston.
‘Gysmo’ now has over 25 members and is growing each year. We have musicians from Year 3 up to college students playing instruments such as Violin, Clarinet, Flute, Trumpet, Tuba, French horn, Saxophone, Recorder and Drums.
‘Gysmo’ plays all styles of music from Classical to Irish to Latino and, even, some ACDC!
We rehearse every Thursday during term time from 4:15-5:45 at St Mary and St Peter Catholic Primary School.
‘Gysmo’ is free to join and welcomes new players regardless of age or ability.
‘GysmoKeys’ is a very new venture for GYSMA and was set up in September 2016 by, local teacher, Ruth Harrison.
‘GysmoKeys’ is for musicians who play Piano or Keyboard and would like to play as part of an ensemble. There are currently 15 members in ‘GysmopKeys’ and this number is rising.
‘GysmoKeys’ have already debuted at the Hippodrome for the Festival of Carols showcasing ‘All I Want For Chritsmas Is My Two Front Teeth’ much to the audience delight!
‘GysmoKeys’ rehearses every Wednesday during term time 4:15-5:15 at Lynn Grove Academy.
‘GysmoKeys’ is free to join and welcomes new, interested players.