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Beginner' Guitar

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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4:00 pm
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Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0AE
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Beginner' Guitar

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
at
4:00 pm
Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0AE

Experienced teacher and musician Stephen Sykes will provide all the key steps you need when starting to learn guitar.

From how to hold the instrument to chord shapes and finger-picking styles, all ages and abilities are welcome, whether you are playing for the very first time or picking up the instrument again after a long time away.

Sessions are 45 minutes long, at Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, Trowbridge

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Beginner's Guitar

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
at
4:45 pm
Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0AE

Experienced teacher and musician Stephen Sykes will provide all the key steps you need when starting to learn guitar.

From how to hold the instrument to chord shapes and finger-picking styles, all ages and abilities are welcome, whether you are playing for the very first time or picking up the instrument again after a long time away.

Sessions are 45 minutes long, at Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, Trowbridge

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Ludmilla Bezpalchaya presents 'Love Is In The Air', an evening of classical music

Saturday, September 28, 2019
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7:00 pm
Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, BA14 0AE

Led by renowned pianist Ludmilla Bezpaltchaya, expect an evening of romantic classical music from some of the best musicians in Wiltshire.

An 11-piece orchestra will play through both well-known and some lesser-known pieces, guaranteed to leave you with a full heart and a spring in your step.

Donations welcome on the door, with all proceeds going to Wiltshire Rural Music. Please note new start time of 7PM.

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Tune@Noon - Lorna Davis, cello

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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12:00 pm
Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0AE

A big part of our Music on the Move project with Wiltshire Libraries back in May, we are thrilled to have Lorna Davis back with us here in Trowbridge, this time with a roof over her head and close proximity to a cup of tea and some cake!

Lorna has been playing cello since the age of seven. As one of Wiltshire Young Musicians she played in a quartet together named The Bybrook Ensemble, and also regularly performs as The Bybrook Duo, alongside violinist Catherine Chamberlin.

As Liz Lawrence Award, Lorna embarked on her bachelor’s degree at The University of Manchester under the tuition of Kathryn Price. In 2013 she graduated from The Royal Academy of Music with a distinction in master of arts, with awards including The Harold Craxton Award for Chamber Music and The Marylebone Student Award. Lorna was then awarded the one available place for cello on the string leadership scheme with RNCM and The Halle giving her ample opportunity to perform with The Halle and where she won The Charles Halle Award. Lorna currently freelances with various professional orchestras including The Halle, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. She gave her fourth concerto performance in February performing Haydn’s Concerto in C with Salisbury Sinfonia.

Tickets:

£5 general admission

£1 dementia friendly (carers go free)

Under 16's FREE

All tickets include a cuppa and some cake.

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Baroque String Workshop

Sunday, October 13, 2019
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10:00 am
Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0AE

Back by popular demand, don't miss our Baroque String workshops with Alison Townley. The workshop will cover the Baroque playing styles, techniques, repertoire and more! 

Our WRM Baroque Bows will be available to use during the workshop and available for hire after the workshop. 

Bringing the palace of Versailles to 113 Gloucester Road,

Open to all intermediate/advanced string players!

Tickets: £25 (includes refreshments)  £20 WRM members

Book your place today as places are limited!

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Mike Lomas and David Price

Thursday, October 24, 2019
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12:00 pm
Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, BA14 0AE

Performers: Mike Lomas (trombone) and David Price (piano).

Mike Lomas  - Mike began his playing career in brass bands, notably with Harton Colliery in the north-east and with the Hanwell band in London. Over the past thirty years, he has gained extensive and varied experience as a trombonist across a wide area of south-west England. (He is to play the Ferdinand David Trombone Concertino with the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra  at Salisbury City Hall on 23 November this year.) A graduate of Durham University, where he obtained a history degree and a postgraduate certificate in music education, Mike holds an LRSM performers’ diploma on the trombone. In 1986, he won a full-time research studentship in Arts from the Open University, where he was awarded a Ph. D in 1990 for his thesis on the history of band music in southern England. Mike has studied trombone and sackbut with a number of teachers, notably with Mr. Donal Bannister, principal trombone of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.  He has taught brass in many state and independent schools, and remains a brass teacher at Marlborough College and Dauntsey’s School. In Trowbridge, Mike is proud to  have taught brass at the John of Gaunt school between about 1990 and 2008, helping the then Director of Music, Mr. Phil Springate, to establish the school as one of the leading places for brass education in Britain.

David Price – David began his musical training as a chorister at Chester Cathedral and later won a Music Scholarship to St John’s College, Cambridge. After graduating in 1961, he remained in Cambridge to take a teaching diploma before settling in Wiltshire as Head of Music at the Bentley Grammar School, Calne. He moved to Dauntsey’s School in 1970 where he spent twenty four happy years as Director of Music, teaching, accompanying and conducting. He took early retirement in 1994 in order to work as a freelance coach, accompanist, conductor and lecturer. His hobbies include cooking, gardening, woodturning and playing even more chamber music.

Updated  programme (in order):

Stanley: Trumpet Voluntary

Schubert: An die Musik

David: Concertino for trombone in Eb (1837)

Paderewski: Minuet in G

Glinka (arr. Hewlett-Davies): Truth is Dawning (Susanin’s aria) from ‘A Life for the Tsar’.

Handel (arr. Laycock): Where E’er You Walk from ‘Semele’

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Baroque Strings Workshop

Sunday, November 10, 2019
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10:00 am
Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0AE

Back by popular demand, don't miss our Baroque String workshops with Alison Townley. The workshop will cover the Baroque playing styles, techniques, repertoire and more!

Our WRM Baroque Bows will be available to use during the workshop and available for hire after the workshop.

Bringing the palace of Versailles to 113 Gloucester Road,

Open to all intermediate/advanced string players!

Tickets: £25 (includes refreshments)  £20 WRM members

Book your place today as places are limited!

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Tune@Noon - White Doves Choir

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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12:00 pm
Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0AE

White Doves is a small, friendly performance choir, open to singers who enjoy performing and who are interested in promoting peace through music. We sing a wide variety of songs, sacred and secular, joyful and contemplative, from around the globe.
“…a heart warming and unforgettable musical experience…”
“… a beautiful warm, full sound…”

2018 highlights included: Bradford Roots Festival; 100 Choirs event at Bristol Temple Meads; lunchtime recitals at Salisbury Cathedral and Bath Abbey and a moving concert marking the centenary of the end of WW1.

We are also thrilled to welcome cellist Theresa Cole and students from the St Laurence School Cello Ensemble, who have been given permission to take the afternoon off to come and entertain us on this special festive Tune@Noon.

It promises to be a fantastic afternoon's music, so make sure you book tickets early to avoid mission out.

Tickets:
£5 general
£1 dementia friendly (carers go free)
Under 16's: FREE

All tickets include a cup of tea and some cake.
Book early, as these events are always extremely popular.

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Baroque Strings Workshop

Sunday, February 9, 2020
at
10:00 am
Wiltshire Rural Music, 113 Gloucester Road, Trowbridge, BA14 0AE

Back by popular demand, don't miss our Baroque String workshops with Alison Townley. The workshop will cover the Baroque playing styles, techniques, repertoire and more!

Our WRM Baroque Bows will be available to use during the workshop and available for hire after the workshop.

Bringing the palace of Versailles to 113 Gloucester Road,

Open to all intermediate/advanced string players!

Tickets: £25 (includes refreshments)  £20 WRM members

Book your place today as places are limited!

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