Category Archives: Concerts

City of Birmingham Brass Band, Whit Friday Marches, 9th June 2017

My first experience of the quintessential brass band experience that is The Whit Friday Brass Band Contests. Around a hundred brass bands competed this year in twenty different contests at venues scattered around the moorland villages and towns on the … Continue reading

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Guys & Dolls, King Edward VI Aston School, 22nd-24th March 2017

It is always fun to be involved in a show and with a talented cast of young performers from the King Edward VI Schools at Aston and Handsworth it really was a treat to be playing for this production of … Continue reading

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Handsworth Community Choir Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, 8th March 2017

The Handsworth Community Choir was invited to participate in an inspiring event entitled Tell Me A Story which showcased a diverse mix of performances telling women’s stories through word, song and dance. The choir presented two pieces – Both Sides … Continue reading

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One With You – 1st performance, 15th December 2016

Handsworth Community Choir’s Christmas Concert held at St Mary’s Church featured my first publicly performed choir composition, One With You. I was very proud for the choir to perform this piece, the first original work of mine to be given … Continue reading

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City of Birmingham Brass Band Christmas Concert, December 2016

10th December. The City of Birmingham Brass Band presented a festive programme of brass band music to an appreciative audience at Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College, Highgate. A feature of this concert was the participation of disabled young people, aided … Continue reading

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Recital with Jakob Törmä (violin), July 2016

Friday 22nd July saw the debut performance by Jakob and I at St. Columba United Reformed Church, Moseley. We were delighted to have a very reasonably sized and hugely appreciative audience to witness our first complete recital programme. The church … Continue reading

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CBSO Young Voices concert, Symphony Hall Birmingham, July 2016

It was fun to be asked to be a part of this concert featuring the CBSO Young Voices led by Ruairi Edwards. Ruairi normally accompanies when the choir is led by Ula Weber who was on this occasion indisposed so … Continue reading

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