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MUSICIANS! - IF YOU WANT TO PLAY WITH A GOOD ORCHESTRA RING SAM NEWGARTH, Tel: 01258 473073 TO ARRANGE TO TRY OUT PLAYING WITH US.

SAM NEWGARTH, MBE

Or email: sam@newgarth.fsnet.co.uk

We rehearse on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 p.m. in St Peter's School (Dining Room), St Catherines Road, Southbourne.

We are recruiting trumpets,tuba and strings.

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SOME OF OUR FAVOURITE COMPOSERS

ShostakovichBalakirevElgarTchaikowskyBeethovenGriegSaint-SaensSuupeDvorakbIZETsMETANA

violins or bassoons

WE ARE REHEARSING

Point to us to switch between bassoons and violins.

 

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also conducted by Sam Newgarth

 

SOLOISTS PLAYING WITH US

 

JAMES WILLSHIRE played the Grieg Piano Concerto on 2nd July 2011 in St Stephen's Church, Bournemouth

JAMES WILLSHIRE appears as concerto soloist, solo recitalist and chamber musician throughout the UK and abroad.

James WillshireHe has performed a wide-ranging concerto repertoire with orchestras including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and The Ensemble of London, and collaborated with conductors Benjamin Zander and Michael Christie. He has given solo recitals at concert halls and festivals throughout the UK, in Barcelona, New York, Ekaterinburg, Kiev, given the opening concert of Il Festival di Londra in Italy, performed in the Paxos International Festival and has toured India three times.


At the age of fifteen James was awarded an Educational Scholarship in the 2000 London International Piano Competition, the youngest British pianist to receive the award. He has won a great many scholarships including the Julius Isserlis Scholarship, the MBF Myra Hess Award, the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and The Martin Musical Scholarship. He was a winner of the Making Music Philip and Dorothy Green Award.

James has performed at many festivals throughout the UK, including the Lichfield, Edinburgh and Cheltenham Festivals, and has appeared at the Bridgewater, Barbican, and Royal Festival Hall where he gave his debut recital in 2008. Broadcasts include live performances on the Performance Channel and Indian National Radio. A regular performer of contemporary music, James has recently recorded the complete piano music by Rory Boyle for Delphian Records.

A keen chamber musician, James is a member of the Bartholdy Trio, Trio in Residence at Charterhouse, London, where the trio have completed a Mendelssohn cycle and directed a Schumann Festival in 2010.

 

 

 

FIONA MCKINLEY PLAYED SAINT-SAENS "HAVANAISE" AND "INTRODUCTION AND RONDO CAPRICCIOSO

15th MAY 2011 at ST AUGUSTIN'S CHURCH

 
Fiona McKinley gained her B.Mus and BA (in Psychology) from the Queensland and Western Australian universities. Formerly a 1st violinist in the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, she joined Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra from 1999 to 2003, at which point she joined the staff at Canford School as Head of Strings.

   She now uses her performing skills as a recitalist, soloist with Stromenti, and freelance orchestral player. She is also a tutor with the National Children's Orchestra. At Canford, Fiona is responsible for bowed string playing within the School, and runs most of the string ensembles and string-based chamber music. She teaches violin and viola, and beginner cello and bass

Out of the music department, Fiona coaches cross country, athletics, and is a member of Groundforce, the Canford environmental team. She is also the Shell tutor for Lancaster House

 

 

JOSEPH KOOS PLAYED SAINT-SAENS No 1 CELLO CONCERTO ON 9th APRIL 2011

J Koos

 

Joseph was born in Hungary.  He  moved to London 1957 and studied with William Pleeth of the Amadeus Quartet at the Guildhall School of Music and with Paul Tortellier in Paris.

He spent 1 year as No.3 cellist Royal Liverpool Orchestra - 4 years as rank & file cellist BBC Symphony Orchestra. He then served 27 years as Principal Cello in the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

He is now freelance playing and teaching, a member of the Stromenti and Grainger String Quartets and a full time cello teacher & conductor of Chamber Orchestra with Coda Music Trust. 

Joseph is an exuberant cello teacher of exceptional quality. He concentrates on technique and an accurate and beautiful sound.
Joseph is an inspirational cellist and an asset to any orchestra or chamber group. He is also able to give talks and recitals.
Joseph's energy and sense of fun - Hungarian style - are a boost to any occasion.

 

Shuna

SHUNA SCOTT SENDALL was to sing the Mother and the Witch in the concert performance of Hansel and Gretal in Blandford Parish Church on 4th December 2010, but sadly the performance was cancelled.

Scottish soprano Shuna Scott Sendall graduated from the Alexander Gibson Opera School at RSAMD, where she studied with Jane Irwin and Patricia Macmahon.

She has won many prizes, most recently the inaugural BBC Radio 2 Kiri Prize, as well as the Great Elm Vocal Awards, the 2004 Scottish Wagner Society's Bayreuth Scholarship, and a scholarship to the Lake Placid Institute International Vocal Seminar (New York). She is also a Samling scholar and a Crear Scholar.

Her many and varied concert appearances have included; Mozart C-Minor Mass and Requiem, Verdi Requiem, Beethoven 9, Bach St John Passion, Berlioz Nuits D'ete, Barber Knoxville Summer of 1915, Handel Messiah, Rutter Magnificat, Wagner Wesendonck Lieder and performances throughout Britain with her chamber groups 'écoute' and 'éisd'

See her website for more about this remarkable artiste.

http://www.shunasendall.co.uk/

SADLY THIS CONCERT DID NOT TAKE PLACE -WEATHER!

 

 

 

 

DAVID BERTIE,

SATURDAY, 10TH OCTOBER, 2009

IN THE STOUR HALL, THE EXCHANGE,

STURMINSTER NEWTON

 

DAVID'S PERFORMANCE OF SAM NEWGARTH'S ARRANGEMENT OF "LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDOURED THING" WAS EXCELLENT..

 

 

PIOTR KOPEC, VIOLINIST


SOLOIST on 3rd JULY 2010 in THE BRAHMS VIOLIN
         CONCERTO

in St Michael's Church, Poole Hill, Bournemouth.

Piotre says: I was born in London and moved to Bournemouthwhen I was 5. I started playing the piano at this time,and the violin three years later. Growing up in Bournemouth, I played in the local youth orchestras and sung in St. Peter's Church Choir. I was also organist at Sacred Heart Church from the age of 10-18. I earned Honours Bachelor of Music degree after four years of study with Diana Cummings at Trinity College of Music in London. After college I went travelling overland to West Africa, covering Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Senegal and the Gambia. Happy days.
I currently live in Bournemouth and freelance locally

 

 

JENNY HOLT WAS OUR SOLOIST IN MENDELSSOHN'S VIOLIN CONCERTO AT ST LUKE'S CHURCH WINTON ON FEBRUARY 20TH 2010.

HER WEBSITE IS: http://www.jenniferholt.co.uk/

SHE WAS BORN IN DORSET IN 1983. SHE BEGAN HER VIOLIN TUITION AT AN EARLY AGE WITH JEAN HOLT AND LATER WITH ALISON KAY. SHE HAS SINCE STUDIED WITH DR ROBERT JACOBY, DUNCAN RIDDELL ESZTER BODA KATONA AND GINA MCCORMACK AND HAS PARTICIPATED IN LESSONS AND MASTERCLASSES AT TRINITY COLLEGE OF MUSIC WITH vASKA VASILEV, MICHAEL BOCHMAN, ANTHONY MARWOOD AND GORDON NIKOLIKITCH. IN 2005 SHE RECEIVED HER BMUS (HONS) DEGREE AND WAS AWARDED THE MEHROO AND BYRAM JEEJEEBHOY PRIZE. SHE IS CURRENTLY LIVING AND WORKING AS A FREELANCE VIOLINIST IN BOURNEMOUTH.

 

 

 

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