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Callum Davis Joins National Youth Orchestra

The ACE Academy is extremely proud of Callum Davis, one of our Year 11 students.

Callum auditioned and has been accepted into the National Youth Orchestra playing the tuba.

During his time at The ACE Academy, Callum has been involved in inspire workshops at the CBSO and also with the National Youth Orchestra.   

Callum has been an active part of the music department throughout his time at ACE.  He has played consistently in the school wind band at numerous shows and events.  In Year 9, Callum formed a brass quartet with other musicians at The ACE Academy where he performed in the West Midlands Brass Band Association contest.  In Year 10, Callum entered the under 16 solo section where he achieved 1st place on tuba.

Callum is an active member of the Sandwell Youth Brass Band, concert band, jazz band and orchestra where he won a bursary in 2016 for being the ‘Player of the Year’.  He is also a new member of Arrow Valley Brass Band where he competes in professional contests recently achieving a 4th place.