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BBC Philharmonic Orchestra: 'Passion' needed to be top musician

11 March 2013 Last updated at 16:22 GMT

Pupils from Alsager School in Cheshire were given access behind the scenes to the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in MediaCityUK, Salford.

Dan, Martin and their fellow pupils listened to a performance by the Orchestra before going to speak with musicians Peter and Clare Dixon.

They were told that "passion and desire" are crucial for people who hope to become professionals.