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Did you know that….

My blog this week is inspired by @weeklyblogclub and prompted me to think about what musical facts you may or may not know about me! I started learning the clarinet at school in 1977, taught myself to play the guitar … Continue reading

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Making more music…

When I was 10  years old I wanted to learn to play the flute. I waited patiently in line in the music room, only to be told that the boy in front of me had the last one, and there … Continue reading

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Summer with Bewdley Concert Band

The summer concert season is here and the band have been busy with a variety of events including Bewdley Carnival and playing in the parks across the County. We have been across to Bromsgrove, Pershore, Evesham and locally to Kidderminster … Continue reading

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Something old, something new…..

I love learning new music, especially if it is a piece of music I have already heard and enjoy listening to. As well as all the familiar Christmas music that we have used in the past, at the moment my choir is … Continue reading

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My Musical Journey..

Whilst reading our local newspaper last week I came across an article about a local concert band. Bewdley Concert Band were formed in October 2010, and are about to celebrate their 2nd anniversary. What intrigued me about this article was … Continue reading

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Singing in Brecon

Last weekend my son and his choir, Kidderminster Male Choir, sang in Brecon Cathedral with the Aber Valley Male Voice Choir and singing trio Serin in aid of  Tŷ Hafan who provide palliative care for children with life-limiting conditions. To a near … Continue reading

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Musical Milestones

I was listening to a recording of My Fair Lady last night from this years BBC Proms and it set me thinking about my musical milestones. Why My Fair Lady? Because it was the last school production I took part … Continue reading

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One week to go……

The Valentines are starting to record their 2nd CD next week, and we have been spending time fine tuning some of our newest repertoire and dusting the cobwebs off some of our older tunes! Our MD has had the difficult … Continue reading

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I’d do anything….

Last weekend we went to see the musical Oliver at the Birmingham Hippodrome. As a family we are big fans of musical theatre, and we are very lucky to have top class theatres on our doorstep that host the big … Continue reading

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