Tag Archives: Barnsley Youth Choir

Music making should be available for everyone

My week has already started with two days of accompanying a fantastic group of young people from Barnsley at a rehearsal and then in the Manchester Amateur Choral Competition at the Royal Northern College of Music. One hundred voices singing … Continue reading

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This is the week

One Voice is a celebration of singing with thousands of children taking part and this year there is a special song in the programme. Continue reading

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Bowls, bells and tings (and sings)

Once I had recovered from the 26th June, the world premiere performance, I have been enjoying recording some of the works we did not have time to complete on the day. This has been good for me as a performer – … Continue reading

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Freedom

Now that Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas has been completed what next?  The organising of a recording and premiere has to be finalised but what to do with the stream of ideas for new compositions that keep arriving each week?  … Continue reading

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Music – a Universal faith

We can communicate with each other through music.  Make friends with people who have a similar fascination for music: performers, musicians and audience members alike.  We can disagree over techniques, styles and interpretations when our objective mind changes to subjective … Continue reading

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