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Joby Burgess. Picture by Kathy Hinde
Joby Burgess. Picture by Kathy Hinde

Award-winning composer Stephen Deazley is looking for 60 young people

aged 11 to 14 to help him create and perform his mass percussion work PUNKIT! in July.

Inspired by street and punk music, PUNKIT! is an explosive new work commissioned by Bedford Creative Arts. Featuring renowned local soloist Joby Burgess, it will be performed by 60 young people, using ‘punked up’ percussion boxes.

Youngsters wishing to take part should sign up at by May 31.

Rehearsals start on June 3 at The Bedford Music Centre, Mowbray Road, and run weekly until the concert at Bedford Corn Exchange on July 16.