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06 May 2015

Children's International Voices of Enfield were one of the choirs featured on Radio 3's The Choir programme on 28th April.  You can listen to a clip of the choir in action along with commentary from singers Tom, Joe and Genevieve. Made up of six choirs with members from the ages of 4 to 18, they have been running for twenty years. You can hear extracts of two pieces composed by their patron, John Rutter. The Children's Voices are currently rehearsing for a concert at Palmers Green.......

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18 April 2015

The 2015 Enfield Choral and Orchestral Music Festival will run between 24th June and 12th July at venues throughout the borough (and just outside the borough - Southgate Opera, as usual, will be at Wyllyots Theatre in Potters Bar). For full details and to book, visit enfieldfestivals.com/event/details/enfield-choral-orchestral-music-festival. Concerts Weds 24th to Sat 27th June at 7.30pm (Sat Mat 2.30pm)Southgate Opera presents The Merry Widow at Wyllyots Theatre Saturday 27th June.......

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09 April 2015

This Saturday Livestock present the first of four monthly nights of Music from he Black Barn at Forty Hall Farm. The month the music style will be Blues - and who better to supply the musicians that our own local Blues club, St Harmonica's?  Details of the line-up are on our What's On page. Lined up for May is Folk, for June Ska and Soul and for July Southern Rock.  Full details are on the Livestock website.  .......

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03 March 2015

This year's spring production by FFBOS is a radical retelling of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, The Mikado.  Retitled Hot Mikado, this musical story brings a modern twist to the popular tale about the wandering minstrel Nanki-Poo and his love for the fair maid Yum-Yum. Expect hot jazz solos, big swing numbers and sharp zoot suits, as FFBOS brings this fantastic show to life. This toe-tappingly fun show will be coming to the Intimate Theatre in Palmers Green, for one week only, so.......

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10 January 2015

Maybe you used to play a brass instrument at school and would like to return to playing or have never played anything and would like to learn to play? Here's your opportunity!  London Metropolitan Brass set up a beginners band a year ago and since then have taught over 40 people to play, free-of-charge.  We are very active within the local community, having played over recent weeks in East Finchley, Crouch End and Bounds Green Bowls Club. If you'd like to come down and join in the fun, we.......

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03 January 2015

An urgent call to Enfield Gentlemen from Simon Gilbert! The Enfield Community Singers, a rising star in the local choral firmament, urgently require male singers to augment our already splendid sound. Following another standing ovation at Mount Carmel and St George’s Church in December, the choir is already planning concerts well into the spring of 2015. However, we are restricted for the more ambitious pieces of music without the strong male base that these pieces require. So,.......

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21 November 2014

Chickenshed Community Chorus - an ongoing series of vocal sessions at which you can develop your singing skills as part of an ensemble and learn a number of arrangements. Sessions are led by Jo Collins – Chickenshed’s Director of Music. The next series of workshops starts on  Wednesday 21st January and runs until Wednesday 25th February 2015 (fiveweeks not including Wednesday 4th February) Time: 6.30-8.30pm Cost: £7.50 each session Age: 21+ Running Time: 2 hours. The.......

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21 November 2014

After the success of their last show Mack & Mabel. Finchley & Friern Barnet Operatic Society are soon to begin work on their next adventure on stage, Hot Mikado. A modern day adaptation of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado - expect Zoot Suits instead of Kimonos and hot jazz numbers instead of the traditional operatic fare and a whole lot more! If you're interested in being part of the Hot Mikado, you're invited to an Introductory Evening on Wednesday 26th November, or if you can't.......

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12 November 2014

Ask your average music-lover to name half-a-dozen Germanic or Italian or Russian composers and he or she will rattle off a list with ease. But Scandinavian composers? Hmm. Well, Sibelius, of course, and Grieg, then, let's see, Nielsen, er ...... On the cold northern fringe of Europe, Scandinavia tends not to be thought of as a fully paid-up part of the continent's culture, at least as far as classical music is concerned. Except for the justly well-known Sibelius and Grieg, concert planners.......

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13 October 2014

For the past couple of years every Friday evening has seen St Monica's Parish Centre on Cannon Hill transformed into "St Harmonica's Blues Club" - three hours of excellent music, swift service of very reasonably priced drinks, and a great sociable atmosphere.  Starting this month, the same venue will be open on Sunday evenings too for "Unplugged Sundays at St Monica's". The Sunday night gigs have been set up by Sharon Crowe and Colin Hook, the music loving team who run the Parish Centre.......

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11 October 2014

If you travel to Bowes Park station, walk up the stairs from the platform and turn right (towards Bounds Green), the first building you encounter when leaving the station is Shaftesbury Hall, a former chapel now known locally as the "Tin Tabernacle".  It's a rare survivor of a type of metal self-assembly church that sprang up the Victorian era, but is now in a state of disrepair. Shaftesbury Hall aka the Tin TabernacleSince 1974 the Tin Tabernacle has belonged to North London Samaritans,.......

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03 October 2014

The haunting Greek musical style Rembetika (the "Greek Blues") will be the theme of a trilogy of events - two concerts and a film - which will be raising money for the Leukaemia Cancer Society, starting this month.  And appropriately enough, given the large Greek-speaking presence in our area, the first two events in the Trilogy of the Greek Blues will be taking place locally. The Trilogy begins with Rembetika and Beyond - A Journey into the Greek Blues, a concert at the Millfield Theatre.......

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26 September 2014

FFBOS perform two musical productions each year.

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21 September 2014

Information about the Enfield Film Orchestra

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16 September 2014

Symphonic Tots - Mondays at Baskervilles Weekly 40 min classes cover all areas of the early years foundation stage. Class sizes are small to maintain quality and interaction with every child and carer, chance to try a small instrument and develop active listening skills. Quality percussion kits for each child, orchestral instruments are introduced by Marianne and her team of professional musicians throughout the course, alongside live Cello & Kodaly Method musical training. Symphonic Tots.......

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29 July 2014

The sun came out for the special Love Parks Week events in Broomfield Park last Sunday, and so did the people. In Broomfield Conservatory, Marc Harris played and sang while visitors admired the Angels' Trumpets and many other plants. In the Community Orchard, there were apple cakes, apple wine, country dancing and "Celtic Folk Americana" played live. At the Bandstand, Bowes Park Folk Club gave their first event north of the North Circ. On the former Bowling Green, people were able to play.......

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27 July 2014

Twenty years ago a new musical venture began in Winchmore Hill – an amateur string orchestra. Called unpretentiously the Winchmore String Orchestra (WSO), or simply the Winchmore Strings, it was the creation of a local professional violinist and teacher, Stanley Lishak, and his wife Bertha, a viola-player. Today, with a core membership of more than two dozen that is boosted by the addition of guest players at concerts, the orchestra is in fine form. Most of its members live in the boroughs.......

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27 July 2014

The choir began its life as an evening class at Rowantree School in Winchmore Hill, North London, in 1960. It later became a separate entity, and is now an important part of Enfield's thriving musical activity. We are a mixed choir of about 70 members, made up of the four singing parts: soprano, alto, tenor and bass. Membership of the choir is open to anyone who can hold a tune! There are no auditions. All are welcome and, as an incentive for people who have never sung with us before, we offer.......

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27 July 2014

The Latymer Saturday Music Centre is an independent Music Centre which is open to ALL children from reception year upwards. Activities take place at The Latymer School, Edmonton, on Saturday mornings, during term time........

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27 July 2014

Weekly Blues gigs at 6 Cannon Hill, N14 7HC, run by the Vintage Blues Music Association. Admission is free; there is a £2 annual membership fee, and bands are paid by 'passing the hat' (so a generous contribution is expected, please). Originally based at the Waiting Rooms cafe at Palmers Green station, the Association was founded by members of local blues band, The Vintage........

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