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Workshop: Blow the Dust off your Instrument!

11th June

Orchestral Playing Day: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Albert Hall, North Circus St,
Nottingham NG1 5AA

    

Josh Goodman, Gill Henshaw, Angela Kay conductors

Let’s Blow the Dust off our instruments

Music for Everyone invites you to a friendly, relaxed playing day at Nottingham’s Albert Hall.

Did you learn to play an instrument when you were at school but haven’t got it out of the case for a long time? Or have you taken up playing an instrument in adult life just for fun? Do you like playing orchestral music?

If the answer is YES to any of these questions then come to Blow the Dust off your Instrument 2022.

Conducted by Angela Kay, Gill Henshaw and Josh Goodman, this playing day will give you the chance to renew your old skills or put new-found ones into practice in a friendly relaxed and supportive environment.

The music has been chosen to give scope to players of all abilities and will include Mussorgsky’s well known Gopak, Dvorak’s lyrical Waltz in Bb, Elgar’s nostalgic ‘Minuet’ from Beau Brummel and a ‘memory lane’ medley of Burt Bacharach Hits!

There will be items for wind band and string orchestra. The instrumental parts will be sent out in advance of the workshop to give you time to get to grips with the notes ahead of the day itself.
NB Please note: This course is not suitable for players of a standard below Associated Board Grade 2.

Workshop Day Timetable

9.40 am          Registration opens

10.00 am       Morning rehearsals (to include coffee break)

12.30 pm       Meal break

1.30 pm          Afternoon rehearsals for all players (to include tea break)

4.15 pm          Break

4.30pm           Informal performance for friends and family

5.30pm           End of course

Informal Performance This performance is designed to be part of the workshop experience for participants to enjoy. Friends and family will be welcome to attend. There will be no tickets but voluntary contributions in support of MfE will be much appreciated via a retiring collection.

Any Covid security regulations still in place will be implemented in full.

Workshop Day Fee

The fee includes all music, optional online rehearsals, the workshop experience and coffee or tea at the morning and afternoon breaks.

Orchestra players

Members of Music for Everyone      £30

Non Members                                  £35

Benefit Claimants/Students             £20

 

How to Enrol

Online – pay by card:

Just click the button below and fill in your details. Payment can be made via PayPal or debit/credit card.

By post – pay by cheque:

Please download and complete this pdf form and post it, together with your enrolment cheque (made payable to Music for Everyone) to Music for Everyone, 10 Goose Gate, Hockley, Nottingham NG1 1FF

For any further information, email admin@music-for-everyone.org or telephone 0115 958 9312 (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm)

Details

Date:
11th June
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Organiser

Music for Everyone
Email:
admin@music-for-everyone.org

Venue

Albert Hall, Nottingham
N Circus Street
Nottingham, NG1 5AA United Kingdom
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