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Orchestra Meal

January 24th 2018

Hi Everyone As Paul mentioned at rehearsal, the annual orchestra meal will be  Sunday 4thFebruary at 6.00pm. Mandarin Palace, Widmore Road, Bromley. Please let me know by the end of next Mondays rehearsal if you would like to attend as we need to book a table Regards Sarah ...Continue Reading

FW: Das Rheingold / Fulham Opera / April 21-22 Strings welcome

January 22nd 2018

One for the strings *From:* Jon Cooley [mailto:jonc...@gmail.com] *Sent:* 22 January 2018 15:00*To:* undisclosed-recipients:*Subject:* Das Rheingold / Fulham Opera / April 21-22 Strings welcome Dear orchestral manager I would be extremely grateful if you could advertise this fabulous opportunity to your strings, assuming no clash with your fixtures many thanks Jon Cooley Principal horn, Fulham Opera Virus-free. www.avast.com ...Continue Reading

Concert 3 Schedule

January 18th 2018

Dear All, Please find attached the rehearsal schedule for the March Concert. Please note the additional rehearsal on the 20th February. Sarah will be emailing out further details, but the Mid-Season meal will be on Sunday 4th February at The Mandarin Palace Restaurant in Bromley. Best wishes Paul   Virus-free. www.avast.com ...Continue Reading

BSO concert reminder for Saturday 27th Jan

January 13th 2018

This is a reminder that the next concert of our 2017-18 season is on Saturday 27th January at Langley Park Centre for the Performing Arts BR3 3BP. There are good seats still available including free seats for children in the circle slips, nearest the orchestra.  Nielsen’s 3rd Symphony (the ‘Espansiva’) is light and joyous – not ‘typical’ Nielsen at all. Its famous slow movement, which Nielsen himself described as a ‘landscape Andante,’ uses offstage solo voices to marvellous effect. Vaughan Williams then ...Continue Reading

Nick Whitehead

January 11th 2018

Dear All, With thanks to Barrie I can tell you that Nick’s funeral will be on Monday 22nd January at 11.30am. It’s at the Kent and Sussex Crematorium, Tunbridge Wells and afterwards at the Hadlow Manor Hotel. If anyone wants to go and needs a lift please let me know. Sarah has said that she is OK to receive messages and her email is sara...@hotmail.co.uk. Paul Virus-free. www.avast.com ...Continue Reading

Fwd: Musical new year's resolution?

January 10th 2018

Just in case anyone wants to try and play a new instrument for the day...😉And it's for a good cause too! ---------- Forwarded message ----------From: Stuart Burns* <stua...@orchestrasforall.org>Date: Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 3:06 PMSubject: Musical new year's resolution?To: Hi all,Happy New Year! Hope you've had a great start to 2018.As former Musical Chairs participants, I wanted to get in touch to let you know that there are just over 20 places remaining in this year's orchestra - we'l ...Continue Reading

Publication of orchestra committee minutes

January 9th 2018

Dear Members The committee has recently taken the decision that, in order to improve transparency and so that members are aware of how decisions are taken that future committee meeting minutes will be published on the Members section of the website. This will only apply to meetings from 2018 onwards and will NOT be applied retrospectively. Occasionally it will be necessary to redact the minutes, and this will be determined by the committee and will primarily be in cases where the need to protect personal data is para ...Continue Reading

FW: Christmas with Septura & Clemency Burton-Hill – time-limited 2-for-1 offer for Bromley Symphony Orchestra members

December 8th 2017

-----Original Message----- From: Simon Cox [mailto:adm...@septura.org] Sent: 08 December 2017 19:22 To: chai...@bromleysymphony.org Subject: Christmas with Septura & Clemency Burton-Hill – time-limited 2-for-1 offer for Bromley Symphony Orchestra members Dear Sir/Madam, Septura will perform the Christmas music of three great composers – Bach, Handel and Tchaikovsky – along with some festive favourites, at Kings Place on 18 December at 7.30 pm. The highlight is sure to be our brand new arrangement of the Nutcracker ...Continue Reading

FW: Trinity-Laban Certificate

November 28th 2017

On Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 14:36, Angela Carey <brom...@gmail.com> wrote: Dear Bromley Music Maker I am forwarding a message from Trinity Laban which may be of interest to yourself, your family or friends.  Further information may be found on the TL website. With best wishes Angela CareySecretary BMM‘The Certificate: The Practice of Music Making’ is open for applications for 2018 entry. If you are  not familiar, this is a one year distance learning program ...Continue Reading

Fwd: New Website for Violin Accompaniments

November 26th 2017

Sent from my iPhone -------- Original Message --------From:"Accompaniments.eu" ...@gmail.com>Sent:Sun, 26 Nov 2017 09:46:24 +0000To:chai...@bromleysymphony.orgSubject:New Website for Violin AccompanimentsHello,it is a pleasure for us to present to You our new website Accompaniments.eu https://accompaniments.eu, a large library of accompaniments for violin. It mainly contains piano accompaniments, but also some chamber orchestra accompaniments.The impeccable quality and the aff ...Continue Reading

FW: £10 ticket offer for your members

November 23rd 2017

  *From:* Spitalfields Music Festival [mailto:spit...@arts-mail.co.uk] *Sent:* 23 November 2017 16:18*To:* chai...@bromleysymphony.org*Subject:* £10 ticket offer for your members View this email in your browser Dear orchestral friends,  We understand that you are the contact for your orchestra, and would be very grateful if you would be happy to forward this offer to your members.       We would love you to join us at *Spitalfields Music Festiv ...Continue Reading

Free ticket for tonight, Mahler 5 and LA Variations at the Barbican

November 22nd 2017

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra playing at 7.30. I have a spare ticket (no charge) if somebody is available tonight (22nd). LA Variations is an extrovert work by Esa-Pekka Salonen  (available on Spotify but much more exciting live).Peter Bruce (07766 232458) ...Continue Reading

FW: Chamber music course

November 15th 2017

Dear All, From Shelley Phillips if anyone is interested. Paul *From:* Shelley [mailto:rshe...@gmail.com] *Sent:* 15 November 2017 20:17*To:* pdje...@btinternet.com*Subject:* Fwd: Chamber music course Dear Paul I've been asked to circulate this - I thought Bromley players might be interested? Looks like a high standard for some of the courses.  Hope all's well. I do miss BSO!  Best wishesShelley.   After a very happy season of courses i ...Continue Reading

FW: From Adrian re Concert

November 12th 2017

 *From:* adrian brown [mailto:adri...@hotmail.co.uk] *Sent:* 12 November 2017 12:19*To:* Bromley Membership <webm...@bromleysymphony.org>*Subject:* From Adrian re Concert Dear All,A big thank you to everyone for last night.  Very successful and happy evening. Thanks to all behind scenes staff, piano sorter-outers etc. It came off well. I thought our soloists, both of them,  were brilliant. See you all tomorrow for another exploration of stunning music and again with in ...Continue Reading

BSO Music

November 12th 2017

All music was returned. ThanksPlease try and tape up any severely damaged parts. There were several parts where the front, back and middle sections had become detached, and reassemblying / taping parts x 15 is laborious for me. If you do it, then it spreads the load.If a string section wants additional parts printed after tomorrow's rehearsal, please could the section leader lend me their bowed music until next rehearsal and give me the number of parts required. I will have the parts printed on ...Continue Reading

Survey results

November 10th 2017

47 members completed the survey after the last concert (May 2017) and the responses have been analysed and discussed by the committee in considerable detail. We promised to share the results with you, so here’s a summary. The aggregate responses can be viewed here https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BykKfECBLg3JWkI2d0h6LVdhRjA. Notable points:With the possible exception of the Dukas difficulty wasn’t generally a problem, which is a tribute to the ability of our players and makes future programme ...Continue Reading

FW: Calling Female instrumentalists: Join Southbank Centre's WOW Orchestra 2018

November 10th 2017

But not BSO ladies this year … March 10, 2018 is now confirmed as a BSO Concert date (despite what it says in our brochure) Peter Bruce *From:* memb...@bromleysymphony.org [mailto:memb...@bromleysymphony.org] *Sent:* 10 November 2017 14:14 *To:* BSO members *Subject:* Fwd: Calling Female instrumentalists: Join Southbank Centre's WOW Orchestra 2018 One for the ladies Sent from my iPhone -------- Original Message -------- From:Sophie Ransby via BSO members Sent:Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:58:54 +0000 To:BSO members Sub ...Continue Reading

Fwd: Calling Female instrumentalists: Join Southbank Centre's WOW Orchestra 2018

November 10th 2017

One for the ladies Sent from my iPhone -------- Original Message --------From:Sophie Ransby via BSO members ...@bromleysymphony.org>Sent:Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:58:54 +0000To:BSO members ...@bromleysymphony.org>Subject:Calling Female instrumentalists: Join Southbank Centre's WOW Orchestra 2018 *__**_Join Southbank Centre's Women of the World Orchestra_*Southbank Centre is a proud champion of women in the arts. As part of our Women in Music strand, we are pleased to announce that w ...Continue Reading

Calling Female instrumentalists: Join Southbank Centre's WOW Orchestra 2018

November 10th 2017

*__**_Join Southbank Centre's Women of the World Orchestra_*Southbank Centre is a proud champion of women in the arts. As part of our Women in Music strand, we are pleased to announce that we are once again creating a Women of the World Orchestra for 2018. Aimed at music students, those starting out in their performing careers and gifted amateur musicians, we invite women aged 18 and over to join this orchestra to play alongside and network with professional section leaders as pa ...Continue Reading

FW: Tchaikovsky violin concerto with BBC Radio 3 'introducing' artist Yume Fujise - Saturday 18th November 2017

November 7th 2017

Coincidence or the twilight zone? *From:* Blue Light Symphony Orchestra [mailto:enqu...@bluelightsymphony.org] *Sent:* 07 November 2017 18:10*Subject:* Tchaikovsky violin concerto with BBC Radio 3 'introducing' artist Yume Fujise - Saturday 18th November 2017 Dear musicians Applications are invited to take part in this workshop to be held at Grey Coat Hospital School, Grey Coat Place, Westminster on Saturday 18th November 2017. We are delighted to welcome the rising star and BBC ...Continue Reading
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