Category Archives: violin

Anna and Elizabeth, 9th of May 2017

7.30pm New Beaconsfield Hall Shipton-under-Wychwood Book tickets here I’m alerting you to a gig in the Cotswolds, organised by a friend of mine which will be an exceptional evening of music making. I can’t wait, and I hope a lot … Continue reading

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Mixing it Up: Two Tunes in One

Happy New Year everyone! I thought I’d kick off 2016 with two tunes: a really old tune and a brand new one that fit together perfectly. I’m lucky enough to attend a folk music workshop with Laurel Swift one evening … Continue reading

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Mairi’s Wedding

Mairi’s Wedding is a gorgeous folk song that is a real delight to sing and play. I chose it as one of the numbers that everyone would play together in my most recent Big Fat Music Party because of its … Continue reading

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End of term = Big Fat Music Party!

I held my 7th Big Fat Music Party the other week. These are my concerts that don’t feel so much like a concerts. I want to get away from the feelings of dread which seemed inseparable from performing to other … Continue reading

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Big Fat Music Party!

My students and I had our fifth Big Fat Music Party the other evening. I came up with the name as I was trying to get away from the formal idea of a ‘concert’, a word bound to strike fear into … Continue reading

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Match of the Day Theme Tune

Yesterday a student asked to learn the Match of the Day theme tune. I don’t expect this will be the last time! Here it is with tune line and chords in C for beginners piano, and in D for violin. … Continue reading

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