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The orchestra was set up in 2008, inspired by Venezuela's El Sistema music education scheme to help poorer children.
The Big Noise has been selected to open the 2012 Olympic festival in Scotland with the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra
Daily Record Scottish newspaper report here.
Stirling Scotland May 24: A girl sticks out her tongue during the Big Noise Orchestra rehearsal for The Big Concert. On July 21st they will join the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela and conductor Gustavo Dudamel to perform an open air concert. The children’s outdoor performance will mark the opening of the London 2012 Festival, the biggest the UK has ever seen with some 12,000 events and performances across the country in celebration of the Olympic Games. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)