Month: May 2017

CIVAS 2017

Compositional, Instrumental and Vocal Awards 2017

Thursday 11th May saw the Spinney Theatre host the 10th annual NSG CIVA awards, the evening saw the distribution of over 158 awards in 24 categories coupled with 19 live performances.

This year saw not only the awards 10th Anniversary but also the first awarding of The Carol Parker- Timms Award to joint winners.

In addition to the awards distributed on the night this year has also seen 97 students of NSG awarded ABRSM/ Trinity Awards with 19 receiving Distinctions and 40 receiving Merits.

A lovely night of celebration and music.

Jazz Cafe 2017

Jazz Cafe 2017

Wednesday 26th April saw NSG open its doors to host it’s annual much anticipated Jazz Cafe. This year 4 different schools participated in addition to NMPAT groups, County Big Band and Community Big Band performing across 2 stages to provide an enthralled audience with 3 hours of Jazz standards and big band classics. With an atmosphere of creativity and support performers and audience alike had an evening to remember!

Remember if you wish to participate in 2018’s event please contact Paul Parker on