Monthly archives: May 2018

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Judy’s blowing to…. Blog

” I never thought I’d be swinging washing machine tubing above my head when I volunteered for percussion!” “We need a volunteer for percussion — anyone up for stepping up for Gaynor’s ‘Step Up!’……?” I jumped at the chance, there is a surplus of clarinets and I have always wanted […]

Polishing our final composition

Another rehearsal devoted entirely to Step Up with our adopted composer Gaynor & her Making Music mentor both present. Having been given the completed score a month ago with “note bashing” rehearsals in between, tonight was a real opportunity to start polishing the piece under the watchful ear of the composer. When […]

Workshop and 1st Draft

What a brilliant afternoon of music making!  Gaynor Barradell handed out parts for our first draft of the music, eagerly awaited by myself and the band.  She had worked extremely hard since her last visit to have the first draft ready in time for a full Sunday afternoon of workshops. […]