Music for Youth Guitar Day

Music for Youth Guitar Day
Date and time
03 Mar 2024 (11:00am - 8:00pm)

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Map and Directions



Free for all children 18 and under.

Use your BCU email address at the checkout to automatically activate your complimentary ticket. Subject to availability. No promo code is needed, unless otherwise communicated. If you have any queries regarding your booking, please contact the Events Team.

Booking Information

Wheelchair users are entitled to concessionary priced tickets with a complimentary companion seat.

Guide dogs are welcome at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire venues. If you wish to bring a guide dog or wheelchair, please let the Events Office know by calling 0121 331 5909.

Internationally renowned guitarist Xufei Yang performs at Music for Youth Guitar Day

We’re excited to be hosting this event at RBC which this year focusses on Youth Guitar ensembles from across the UK.

The day will feature masterclasses with World Renowned performers Xuefei Yang and Mark Eden, a recital from our guest Youth Ensembles and a special evening performance from Xuefei, the Vida Guitar Quartet and the Massed Youth Ensemble. 

During the day there will also be stalls in the foyer of guitar luthiers, shops and other guitar exhibitors.

RBC Head of Guitar Mark Ashford conducts the National Youth Guitar Ensemble


11.30am Masterclasses with our International Chair for Guitar Xuefei Yang and RBC tutor Mark Eden

2.30pm Guitar for Youth Concert - Featuring; National Youth Guitar Ensemble-Birmingham, Birmingham Schools Ensemble, Berkshire Maestros, Northamptonshire Guitar Ensemble, Corinium Players and current RBC Guitar Department Students.

4pm Massed Youth Ensemble Rehearsal directed by our RBC Head of Guitar Mark Ashford

6pm Concert with Xuefei Yang, Vida Guitar Quartet and featuring the Massed Youth Ensemble.

Vida Guitar Quartet standing in an English countryside