International Day of Peace, Wednesday 21 September 2016

Two Commonwealth Music Competitions are launched by the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra & Choir to mark and celebrate International Day of Peace 2016:

• Commonwealth Community Choir Competition 2017 – Music for Peace & Development

• Commonwealth Children’s Choir Competition 2017 – Music for Peace & Development

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Celebration of 90th Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen

"A Song For The Commonwealth", words and music by Commonwealth Music Ambassador Simon Haw MBE.

Performed by 53 members of the Commonwealth Children’s Choir and Musicians of The Household Division.

Recorded and Produced by Abbey Road Studios on 20 May 2016.

Dedicated to all the Children of the Commonwealth

To celebrate the 90th Birthday of
Her Majesty The Queen
Head of The Commonwealth

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New President for the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Choir
18th May 2016

The Commonwealth Youth Orchestra & Choir, together with all its Commonwealth Orchestras and Choirs, Commonwealth Music Partners and Commonwealth Music Council, are honoured and delighted to announce that as of Wednesday 18th May 2016 it will have a new President.

The Lord Marland of Odstock, having completed his two-year term as President, now steps down fromthat role. The Trustees and Executive are most grateful to Lord Marland for his support and enthusiasm over the last two years.

The new President is His Highness Prince Albert Esiri.

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