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Score of Reed Symphony available

May 18th 2018

A copy of the score of the Reed Symphony (strings only, for March 2019) has been uploaded to, courtesy of Andrew Condon. -- Phil McKerracher+44 7565  ...Continue Reading

Upper string bowed parts

March 14th 2018

Bowed copies of all upper string parts are now uploaded ready for bowing. Lower string bows are less visible so probably don’t matter. 😊 -- Phil McKerracher+44 7565  ...Continue Reading

FW: Contact from BSO website

March 4th 2018

 *From:* Andy Leggatt [] *Sent:* 28 February 2018 00:09*To:**Subject:* Contact from BSO website Hi there. I'm musical director for a production of Nell Gwynn at the Oast Theatre, Tonbridge from 20 - 27 April this year. Its a play with music, rather than a musical.There are 7 songs and some incidental music. The songs are as published for the West end production, and most are no more than 1 1/2 mins long. The incidental musi ...Continue Reading

Smetana rehearsal numbers

February 3rd 2018

Dear all,You may have noticed that the Smetana is much the most demanding piece for us, so we'll spend quite a bit of Monday's sectional on it. You'll also have noticed that there are three systems for rehearsing it:  (1) printed rehearsal letters A to D (thanks, publishers!)    (2) pencilled rehearsal numbers from 1 to 47    (3) pencilled bar numbers.I think (2) the pencilled rehearsal numbers are probably the most useful, so while you're brushing up the bowings o ...Continue Reading

Bowed Viola parts

January 31st 2018

Evening violas Adrian’s bowed parts are scanned and on the website. Grab your scissors and emulsion paint, it’s bowin’ time y’all. Cheers Dave Sent from my iPhone ...Continue Reading

Bowed viola parts

November 18th 2017

Apologies for the delay Violas - the parts are now on the website for bowing. Thanks to Richard Longman for kicking me - completely forgotten! See ya Monday Dave ...Continue Reading

FW: Flyer for strings for Otello

November 14th 2017

 *From:* Jon Cooley [] *Sent:* 14 November 2017 17:21*To:* Phil McKerracher <>*Subject:* Flyer for strings for Otello hi Phil playing with BSO last night I remembered I should check with you whether you could send this flyer out to the strings for our next Fulham Opera gig on 3rd December thats if it hasnt already gone out....I lose track ! many thanks Jon Cooley ...Continue Reading

lost glasses???

September 27th 2017

Hi all,Andy Laing (who lives in Tonbridge) found a pair of glasses in the violin area after last Monday's sectional rehearsal, and asked me to take them.Please let me know if they're yours: Nice-but-plain all-black Calvin Klein case, The specs are bronze -coloured. Will also alert the school.XXAlice(01689) 861594 ...Continue Reading

RE: String parts

September 14th 2017

Dear all Al second violin parts are now on the website too.  Happy erasing and pencilling! Mike *Mike Ibbott* Director t   +44 (0)20 7208 2029  m +44 (0) 7803 513 759   *tp bennett LLP* One America Street London SE1 0NE UK +44 (0) 20 7208 2000 architecture interiors planning  Please do not print this email unless it *_really_* is necessary *From:* [] *Sent:* 12 September 2017 13:57 *To:* BSO ...Continue Reading

RE: String parts

September 12th 2017

Actually there’s an easier address: or just go to Members > Parts in the menu system. (Humour appreciated, but that /node address will stop working when the migration to WordPress is complete). -- Phil McKerracher+44 7565 *From:* [] *Sent:* 12 September 2017 13:57*To:* BSO strings <>*Subject:* String parts  Afternoon The ...Continue Reading