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Take the Grade One Challenge!

Are you a string player who longs to dabble in woodwind?
A pianist who wants to try playing in an ensemble?
Or a complete musical novice with time on your hands and neighbours to irritate? 431 more words

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Kind of blue

Take one soprano with “sensitive communication, particularly in pieces with a lyrical tone”, and a pianist, an active soloist whose playing has been described as being… 472 more words

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Bustling Spring Health and Volunteering Fair at Victoria Library

On Wednesday 20 May, Victoria Library was host to a bustling Spring Health and Volunteering Fair. This year’s event was delivered as part of… 64 more words

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Any other duties as required…

I’m sure we’re all familiar with that line at the end of a job description, but if you’re part of the team in Westminster Music Library… 432 more words

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Take Three Girls

  

When a talented flautist, pianist and soprano with a shared passion for classical music all found themselves studying together for music degrees at Middlesex University, it seemed like a golden opportunity to combine forces and form themselves into a musical trio. 479 more words

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For the love of opera

Born in Lisbon in 1931, American tenor Nico Castel was raised in Venezuela, and finally made his way to New York to pursue his musical interests where he became the first winner of the “Joy in Singing” award which launched his career. 383 more words

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A swell party

“A packed house of satisfied customers,” – so said Irving Berlin upon attending a performance of Cole Porter’s ‘Can-Can’ in 1953; and, indeed, matching feedback from attendees of… 375 more words

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