The Shropshire Youth Folk Ensemble provides young musicians aged 10-18 years the opportunity to play folk music together. The Ensemble meets approximately 4 times a term on Saturday afternoons between 2.30 and 4.30 pm. Rehearsals take place at Oakmeadow Primary School, Long Meadow, Bayston Hill, SY3 0NU.
All instruments are welcome and currently the ensemble features fiddles, double bass, flute, guitars and djembe.
SYFE performing on stage at the Takeover Concert at Cecil Sharp House, London. July 6th 2019.
LISTEN TO SYFE
Peat Fire Flame/Because he was a Bonny Lad
HT Polka/Foul Weather Call
Fire Marengo/Goddesses/The Black Nag
The Ensemble is led by well known local melodeon player Ray Langton. Shropshire Youth Folk Ensemble is a partnership between Ray Langton Music, Shropshire Music Service and Shrewsbury Folk Festival.