We had a very successful evening, much enjoyed by all. Good to play alongside other groups too. Here are some pictures from the night.
Now only a few days away!
We’ll be playing alongside the Melville Wind Quintet and also Eirlys Myfanwy Davies & Melanie Gowie.
Details for the evening can be seen on the Lochwinnoch Arts Festival website. The concert starts at 7.30 and the tickets are £5.50 (or £3 concession). The programme is also available from the Lochwinnoch Arts Festival website.
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.
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
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 …
The Metropolitan Flute Orchestra Performing
Flutephonics playing in the concert
And a few pictures showing that the two groups did mix and talk to each other:
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
We will be playing at Barshaw Park on Saturday 18th May at 2pm as part of their open day for the walled peace garden.
The Lochwinnoch concert on 20th March was a great success, enjoyed by all who attended. Here are a few pictures from the night. You can see some more on the Lochwinnoch Arts Festival website.
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.