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On Friday 27th April 2018 7:00pm, we will be performing Songs of the Light at St Edwards Secondary School in Oakdale, Poole, Dorset!

Not only will this be a chance to preview the upcomming show of The Light in Salisbury Cathedral this Christmas, but you will also get to witness the efforts of St Edwards pupils, who have helped bring this project to life.

Tickets can now be purchased by using our online shop. All proceeds will go towards supporting the work of Christian Aid.

WHAT TO EXPECT

To get a taster of the music that will be performed at St Edwards, please click the links below…

 
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Nestled in a cosy and festive Isabel’s restaurant , beautiful melodies from Stephanie Liney’s harp leapt around the room, whilst the voices of our choral community, including members from St Peter’s Parkstone Choir rang out with exuberant Christmas cheer.

Delicious mulled wine and mince pies, kindly provided by Isabel’s Restaurant helped feed the festive atmosphere as we all joined together to sing carols and rejoice in the warmth that this community brought this Christmas.

Thanks to everyone who took part in our festive occasion, we were able to raise £148.00 for Conical Sphere Music. This contribution will go towards the community work that Conical Sphere Music does, especially towards their work with The Light 2018 ; a multi-dimensional, community inspired art installation; celebrating the theme “the light”. The Light 2018 will take place in Salisbury Cathedral this coming Christmas.

Here are some pictures taken from our night of carols.

 
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Christmas Carol Singing at Isabel's Restaurant, Ashley Cross Isabel’s Restaurant would love you to join us for an evening of Festive Carol Singing & Harp provided by Conical Sphere Music on Wednesday 20th December from 6.30pm… Complimentary Mince Pies and Mulled Wine with contributions on the evening going towards the community work of Conical Sphere Music, especially towards their work with The Light 2018. We look forward to seeing you there for a fun and fabulous festive evening!
Would you like to help us and sing? All well known carols in a friendly, relaxed & fun atmosphere… Get in touch and let us know!
Carol Singing Isabel's Restaurant Ashley Cross Poole
 
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Thank you to musician Stephanie Liney (www.stephanieliney.co.uk) for her talk on Why You Should Love The Recorder. A fun, informal evening with some cool avant garde Japanese recorder music. We raised £40 towards our community work with The Light which is coming to Salisbury Cathedral in 2018. More info here… Stephanie Liney gives a Ted-Style Talk on Why You Should Love The Recorder
 
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Join Dorset musician Sam Hanson 7pm Thursday 25th January 2018 as he explains “The Joy Of Music Theory”. A short and engaging “TED-style” talk including the chance to see Sam give hands-on demonstrations from one of the most talented local pianists & organists. Followed by a Q&A Session with the artist, free refreshments and an opportunity for networking. Space is limited so early booking essential. Entry by donation – all funds will be going towards supporting the work of Conical Sphere Music Community Interest Company and their community work with The Light in 2018. Free Refreshments Provided.
About the Artist Sam Hanson graduated from Jesus College, Cambridge in 2008 reading Music. Whilst there he held the position of organ scholar, a position which he has also previously held at Salisbury Cathedral. He is also an Associate of the Royal College of Organists (ARCO). Sam has performed in Westminster Abbey, Winchester Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral & Wimborne Minster amongst others, as well as accompanying for BBC Young Musician of the Year and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
The Joy Of Music Theory
 
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Join Dorset musician Stephanie Liney 7pm Saturday 25th November 2017 as she explains “Why You Should Love The Recorder”. A short and engaging “TED-style” talk including the chance to hear Stephanie play a variety of music on Renaissance, Baroque and Modern recorders. Followed by a Q&A Session with the artist, free refreshments and an opportunity for networking. Space is limited so early booking essential. Entry by donation – all funds will be going towards supporting the work of Conical Sphere Music Community Interest Company and their community work with The Light in 2018. Free Refreshments Provided.
About the Artist Stephanie Liney graduated from Dartington College of Arts with a BA (Hons) in Music Performance. Whilst there she specialised in contemporary classical music for the recorder, studying with Linda Hardwick. She also studied both harpsichord with Ricardo Barros and cello with Mike Edwards (Electric Light Orchestra), focusing on early music.
Why You Should Love The Recorder
 
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On Saturday 11th November 2017, we’d like to invite you to visit our new workspace & see what we have planned for 2018! – Discover how we put on The Light in Romsey… – Demonstration of our music & media production faciliities… – Preview some of our forthcoming work that we’re very excited about(!)… Richard McLester will be giving two short talks at 10.30am & 11.30am about what is in store for 2018. Come and listen – questions welcome! Free Refreshments Provided. Spaces are limited so please register for the event below if you would like to come…
 
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See the performance of Songs Of The Light under The Light art installation in Romsey Abbey!
To see all of the videos and read more about the project, click here!
 
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On 4th February 2017, over 250 singers from Romsey joined Richard McLester to perform Songs Of The Light under THE LIGHT, a giant illuminated art installation. The full film contains the journey of The Light as well as behind the scenes footage. The interviews with the local community in Romsey taken at the end of 2016 will also be included. The film also highlights issues surrounding Mental Health, one of the main themes of the project in Romsey. The full film will be released for free onto YouTube. We hope it will allow those who took part the chance to relive the performance, and discover more about how the project came to be.
 
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Two great photos from Songs Of The Light, Romsey Abbey. In total, over 250 singers joined Richard McLester in performing on the evening to a full Abbey audience. Songs Of The Light Romsey Songs Of The Light Romsey Photographs taken by Ken Gibson – Romsey Abbey More Photos from Songs Of The Light
Photos taken by Arthur McLester