Third Party Events and Opportunities

Please find below other musical events and groups that may be of interest.

Summer Flute Playday
with Sheffield Flute Choir

Saturday 5th August 2017
Sharrow Performing Arts Space, Sheffield
10am-4.30pm, £15
For flute players aged 18 and over, around Grade 5 standard upwards.

Bring your flutes (plus piccolos, alto and bass flutes and any bigger ones too!) to sunny Sheffield for a day of group playing. We’re opening up our usual Saturday rehearsal and turning it into a full day. We’re planning a relaxed day – no pressure, just a chance to get together with other flute players and try out some music. Whether you play regularly or are a bit ‘rusty’, you’re very welcome!
More information and booking here.

Ruddington & District Choral Society
Monday 4 September, 7.15pm
St Peter’s Church, Ruddington

Come and join us! All voice parts welcome and there are no auditions. Rehearsals begin on Monday 4 September at St Peter’s Church, thereafter in St Peter’s School, where you will be guaranteed a warm welcome.

“Singing is good for you”

  • Reduces stress
  • Helps you to relax
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Helps deal with physical and mental illness
  • As beneficial as Yoga
  • Improves breathing, posture, mindset, confidence and self-esteem

For more information ring 0115 9211451 or visit our website

Saturday 16 September 2017 – 9.30 to 16.30
St Aidan’s Church, Wheatley Hills, Doncaster, DN2 5PE

A ‘Come and Sing’ day of glorious music by Mozart Requiem K626
Directed and accompanied by Dr Simon Lindley and Alan Horsey

Book now to secure your place!

Comes the Day
St John’s Church, Carrington, Nottingham
Saturday September 23rd 2017
9.30 am Registration 10.00 am start

A one-day workshop to learn and perform choral works by Guy Turner and David Machell with Harriet Astbury (soprano) and Antony Clare (piano)

AVE Turner
PEACE Machell

Led by the composers
Approachable by any enthusiastic choral singer

Charge (including music hire) All Adults £12, Under 18s £5.
Informal Concert 4.00 pm. All welcome (no charge – collection and all profits from the event to Awards for Young Musicians)
Tickets: Contact Guy Turner:
01636 816393

Contemporary Flute Day 
with Carla Rees 
Saturday 23rd September 2017
Sharrow Performing Arts Space, Sheffield
10am-4.30pm, £60.

This workshop aims to answer all of your questions about extended techniques, notation, new repertoire and more – come with a curious mind and discover the wide world of the contemporary flute.
More information and booking here.

Compose Yourself! Workshop: Composing for Flute
with composer Jenny Jackson and flautist Rachel Shirley
Saturday 21st October 2017
Shirley House, Sheffield, S11 8YL
10am-4pm, £55, age 18+

This one-day workshop will guide you through the process of composing your own short piece for flute, culminating with an informal performance and recording of all completed pieces. There will be group activities and individual writing time (with one-to-one support from Jenny and Rachel) with plenty of opportunities to hear outcomes and make revisions as your piece progresses.
This workshop is ideal for adults with little or no composing experience who want to ‘have a go’ in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Don’t worry: there are lots of tricks to make sure you don’t get stuck!

For more information and to book:
Join the Facebook event here.