Advent Concert Sound Tracks

Here are some of the pieces which we played at the Advent concert at Govan and Linthouse Parish Church, so you can listen to them again (or for the first time!).

“Let’s Do It”, C. Porter, arranged by M, Orriss

Shostakovich Ballet Suite, arranged by M. Orriss

“Sleigh Ride”, by a quartet (subset of whole group)

Overture from the Opera “The Magic Flute”, Mozart, arranged by A. Scott.

 

Mary’s Meals Fundraiser 28th October

Next Friday 28 October at 7.30 we will be playing at a fundraiser for Mary’s meals at Lochwinnoch golf club.  For this concert, as well as regular concert flutes we have people playing the piccolo, alto flute and bass flute. We will be playing a variety of  music ranging from Mozart to the Beatles.  The venue is

Lochwinnoch Golf Club
Burnfoot Road
PA124AN Lochwinnoch

 

Joint Concert with the Metropolitan Flute Orchestra

 

We had a wonderful evening with the Metropolitan Flute Orchestra on July 24th.  Both groups performed separately, and then as a finale we combined forces to play “Towards the Blue Horizon” by Mel Orriss.

Here’s a few pictures …

metropolitan flute orchestra narrowThe Metropolitan Flute Orchestra warming up before the concert.

MFO playing

The Metropolitan Flute Orchestra Performing

Aisling Conducting

 

Flutephonics playing in the concert

And a few pictures showing that the two groups did mix and talk to each other:

FP and MFO

Will and MFO

Will and MFO2

 

 

 

Flute Phonics Open Rehearsals

As part of the West End Festival we are holding two open rehearsals during the month of June. If you are a flute player grade 4 or above and are wondering whether you might like to join a group, then this is for you. Come along and join us for an evening and see how you get on.

The open rehearsals will be held at Hillhead  Baptist Church on the 7th and 21st of June. Enter by the Cranworth Street door. Please bring your flute and come along to join us for one or  both of these two evenings, you would be most welcome.

Entry in West End Festival Brochure
Open Rehearsal 2016

Calendar of Events

 2018-2019 Events

We have the following events over the coming months.

Glasgow Music Festival

We are taking part again this year and will be playing in the evening on Sunday 10 March. Our group starts at 8.10 pm.

Palm Sunday Concert

This will be at Govan and Linthouse Parish church on April 14th.

Barshaw Park

We will be playing at Barshaw Park on Saturday 18th May at 2pm as part of their open day for the walled peace garden.

Plans for 2016

After some successful concerts at the end of last year  Flute Phonics has plans for two concerts between now and July. The first is on March 20th at Lochwinnoch where we are playing in the Lochwinnoch Arts Festival on their “Classy Classics” evening. Also playing at that event will be Hazel McBain & Eirlys Myfanwy Davies and the Melville Wind Quintet.

Later in the year the  Metropolitan Flute Orchestra are visiting Scotland from Boston, USA. We will join them for a concert on 24 July, further details to be announced later.