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City of Bristol Brass Band pose in tuxes with their instruments
Posted on 6 August 2021
In a new diary entry for Adopt a Music Creator 2019/20, Laura Shipsey recounts how her composition for City of Bristol Brass Band took a different...
A member of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra smiles with his instrument, wrapped up warm for an outdoor rehearsal
Posted on 10 June 2021
Foss Foster of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra shares her group's delight on returning to in-person activity for Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21...
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra rehearse with Phoenix Saxophone Orchestra on Zoom
Posted on 9 June 2021
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra's Foss Foster ponders the pros and cons of life on Zoom, and how the platform has framed her group's Adopt...
2015: Female flautists perform outdoors during summer Proms in the Park
Posted on 25 May 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band trombonist Gary Hawkes pens a diary entry for Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21, again pondering how Litha Efthymiou...
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band play an outdoor summer concert, pre-pandemic
Posted on 23 May 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band trombonist Gary Hawkes fills us in on another thought-provoking Zoom workshop with Litha Efthymiou for Adopt a Music...
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band play Proms in the Park, Ickworth House
Posted on 11 May 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band trombonist Gary Hawkes reflects on introductory sessions with Litha Efthymiou, and how she has got to know the group...
MD Dr Richard Bunzl leads Hepton Singers through an in-person rehearsal, pre-pandemic
Posted on 16 April 2021
Hepton Singers' MD Richard Bunzl ponders how Fergus Hall has drawn on the history of Hebden Bridge to inspire their Adopt a Music Creator...
Emma, bass saxophonist for Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra
Posted on 3 April 2021
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra chair Foss Foster outlines Ben Lunn's research on the life of William Thom, the 'Inverury Poet...
Music creator Litha Efthymiou in black and white
Posted on 11 March 2021
Music creator Litha Efthymiou shares her thoughts on her promising partnership with Bury St Edmunds Concert Band, and the influential Christian...
2019: Ugie Voices perform their spring concert, 'Songs from the Shows'
Posted on 11 March 2021
Ugie Voices member Sheila Biegala updates us on her group's music making with Ben Lunn, who has recently dovetailed Venezuelan poetry with...
2015: Bury St Edmunds Concert Band perform at the Last Night of the Proms
Posted on 2 March 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band’s Gary Hawkes pens his thoughts on the group’s fledgling collaboration with Litha Efthymiou for Adopt a...
A Zoom rehearsal with sopranino and soprano saxophones
Posted on 1 March 2021
Chair Foss Foster pens another diary entry on Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra’s Adopt a Music Creator journey, with a special look at the...