MUSIC GROUPS (AMATEUR OR SEMI PRO)

The Abu Dhabi Big Band offers local jazz players the opportunity to perform as a group. Currently includes over 20 multinational musicians.

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Operates as a four-part harmony choir that celebrates the Broadway musical. ADCG is comprised of men and women from all over the world.

Mixed adult choir. Each year it normally does a Christmas concert and a less formal event in late spring.

Run by music teacher and singer Stephanie Sell.

Nine-member ensemble performing in a variety of styles from European music, madrigals and part songs, and modern music.

Chamber Music Abu Dhabi puts on concerts and also brings string quartets for week-long residencies to allow audiences and students to interact with the musicians.

A professional group made up of locally based talent.

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Provides training for musicians to graduate to The National Symphony Orchestra.

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Individual lessons and group classes from professionally trained instructors on piano, strings, winds, and percussion for all ages; also painting and ballet classes. Home of  the Abu Dhabi International Youth Band and the Abu Dhabi International Youth Choir.

An annual a cappella concert showcasing groups that sing without accompaniment. Auditions are required to participate.

NSOÊcomprises the NSO Symphony Orchestra, the NSO Chamber Orchestra, the NSO Symphonic Pops Orchestra, the NSO Opera & Chorus and the NSO Music Agency. They present concerts throughout the year for the general public and for private events.