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Celebration of Music and Song

12 June 2022 |11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Zephyr Baroque, Flute and Piano duo of Andrew Reynolds and Roger Slade, Recorder consort, Gaudeamus Chamber Choir, Alleyn Court Senior Choir

Zephyr Baroque members are Liz Alexander (recorders and traverso), Karen Bainbridge (Baroque bassoon) and Geraldine Taylor (Harpsichord). All classically trained musicians, they formed in 2016 and enjoy exploring and performing early to late Baroque recorder sonatas and other pieces, adapting for their slightly unusual combination of instruments. Favourite composers include Loeillet, Telemann, Handel, Veracini and Castrucci.

Flute and Piano Duo – Andrew Reynolds – piano and Roger Slade – flute.     After Hull University Andrew began teaching music in north London schools.  He now runs a barn-dance band, a church band and teaches the piano privately.  Roger studied the flute as a part-time student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and has played principal flute in many local and London based amateur orchestras.  He now plays in several chamber music groups. They have been playing music together since school days and will be playing mostly well known pieces from the world of films, stage and Broadway plus a few jazz ‘standards’.

The Recorder Consort is made up of Annette Gentleman,  Felicity Squire and Liz Alexander. They are part of the Suffolk based Recorder Orchestra EROS. The will play a selection of Music from Tudor times onwards.

Gaudeamus is a chamber choir of about 28 voices, based in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.  Since founded in 1988 theyhave grown from strength to strength and have developed a reputation as one of the elite choirs of Essex.  They sing a wide range of music, from the middle ages to the present day, unaccompanied and accompanied by piano, organ or orchestra, and particularly noted for their unaccompanied a cappella singing, be that Byrd, Bach, Stanford, or Cole Porter.

Alleyn Court Senior Choir come from Alleyn Court Preparatory School for children from the ages of 2 to 11 years. It is set in the leafy suburb of Thorpe Bay. The Senior Choir is  relatively new, open to children in Years 4,5 and 6. They have a passion for singing and take on any challenge with enthusiasm and determination. They are singing  Rhythm of Life and Hushabye Mountain, which are indeed challenging but they are excited to sing for you. This will be  their first public performance this year! Thank you for inviting us and coming along to listen!

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Celebration of Music and Song

12 June 2022 |11:00 am - 5:00 pm


12 June 2022
11:00 am - 5:00 pm