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Wedding Piece Of The Week

It appears that I’m still on a Romeo and Juliet trip. This time it’s the 1968 Franco Zeffirelli film. It’s one of my faves and we have a gorgeous string quartet version… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCmUWNUzaqo

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Wedding Music Tip Of The Week

We have often noticed that when we play for church ceremonies where less well known hymns are chosen, the congregation often finds it difficult to follow the tune leading to less than impressive results! If you include in the order … Continue reading

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Wedding Music – Tip of the Week

If you are having a civil ceremony but would really love to include a piece of music that has religious associations – something which is not allowed under the current rules surrounding civil marriages – there is a way to … Continue reading

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The Vampire – An Opera

From the 9th to the 12th May, Bristol Opera (www.bristolopera.org.uk) is performing The Vampire and Matthew is lucky enough to be playing in it. This is a little known piece by Heinrich Marschner which some may remember was serialized on … Continue reading

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Song for David by Nigel P Draycott

Song for David This is a recording of a most beautiful piece of music that we made in early spring last year. It was written by Nigel Draycott, a composer of touching, atmospheric, lyrical and very English music who sadly … Continue reading

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Mary Powell Memorial Concert

Don’t forget that this weekend (11 February) we will be performing a concert in aid of St Peter’s Hospice at Staple Hill Methodist Church.  The concert is in memory of Mary Powell and we will be playing a selection of Mary’s … Continue reading

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The Wizard of Oz

Come and join us on The Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy, The Tin Man, The Lion and The Scarecrow for this timeless family favourite. I will be in the pit doing my bit to help poor Dorothy and Toto back … Continue reading

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