Festive Season 2020

If you are missing making festive music with friends, here’s a couple of suggestions.

Pam Smith invites you to Virtual Recorders at Christmas.

19th-25th December 10-10.30am

Join her for half an hour every morning on the run up to Christmas for recorder duets. She’ll mostly play from Mediaeval Christmas Carols ed Greg Lewin and published by Hawthorn Music EE6. (available from alyson@hawthornsmusic.co.uk)

You will need a treble and a tenor recorder and access to Zoom.

Pam is raising money for the Cheltenham branch of the Samaritans; you can donate via hhtps://uk.virginmoney.giving.com/PamelaSmith37

Please email; jan.epps57@gmail.com if you would like to join in.

Border Marches Early Music Forum has run two successful online workshops and is now inviting singers and instrumentalists to enrol for an online workshop on December 22nd from 7.30pm -9.00pm when David Hatcher will compare and contrast two settings of Praeter rerum serium through the wonders of Zoom.

See www.bmemf.org.uk for details and how to book

enquiries contact johnjjwren@gmail.com

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Author: Barbara Dunn

Barbara trained as a teacher and worked for most of her career in Primary Education, eventually serving as a headteacher in Reading and then in Worcester, before taking early retirement. She has been involved with Worcestershire Early Music from its beginning, delivering workshops and organising concerts and the Pride and Prejudice Ball. Barbara is an enthusiastic amateur musician, playing regularly in many different formal and informal gatherings. She performs with the Gloucester Waits on flutes and recorders