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by Iguana
Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Overseas and Travelling
Topic: Austria and Italy
Replies: 0
Views: 458

Austria and Italy

concerts 04 Jul, 20:00 Gustav-Mahler-Stube, Via Carbonin Vecchia, 3, 39034 Dobbiaco BZ, Italy 06 Jul, 20:15 Musikpavillion, 9210 Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Austria Orchestra for the Earth | UK | Classical Music against Climate Change https://www.orchestrafortheearth.co.uk/ More details elsewhere on f...
by Iguana
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Overseas and Travelling
Topic: OBs in Italy
Replies: 21
Views: 4381

Re: OBs in Italy

You may be interested in,
https://www.orchestrafortheearth.co.uk/ ... 18-toblach
its only one event but Toblach which is in Italy I believe. More details posted in the general stuff.
by Iguana
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: PETITION: Is 26% Full-Fee Paying Pupils Too High?
Replies: 111
Views: 11022

Re: PETITION: Is 26% Full-Fee Paying Pupils Too High?

Anyone thought about generating a bit of media interest on this? 'Charity school turns its back on charity?' Hyperbole of course but might draw the debate onto the open. Responses from the powers that be are frankly anodyne. Most unlikely. Christ's Hospital is just part of the 7% that the other 93%...
by Iguana
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: The Deputy Head Writes...
Replies: 29
Views: 1639

Re: The Deputy Head Writes...

gneuss and catherine, re US schools and confusion over top universities statement I think you are correct in assuming it is Cambridge and Oxford that are the main universities pushed for the top students but for people from low incomes this can make sense, so long as the student will enjoy the metho...
by Iguana
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: orchestra tour
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Re: orchestra tour

sorry, it looked as if this hadn't submitted properly hence the double posting. The other one has more details and a link to a photo. There was no intent to spam
by Iguana
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Old Blue involved in concerts in Italy and Austria
Replies: 0
Views: 402

Old Blue involved in concerts in Italy and Austria

Please could i bring to your attention a tour to Mahler huts that an old blue is involved in. it can be followed on Facebook for anyone interested. The conductor would be grateful for any publicity, sharing or general support which is why I am sharing. The orchestra is called orchestra for the earth...
by Iguana
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: orchestra tour
Replies: 1
Views: 161

orchestra tour

Please could i bring to your attention a tour to Mahler huts that an old blue is involved in. it can be followed on facebook for anyone interested. The conductor would be grateful for any publicity , sharing or general support which is why I am sharing. it is https://www.orchestrafortheearth.co.uk/ ...
by Iguana
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: concert in Chelsea tonight
Replies: 0
Views: 661

concert in Chelsea tonight

Just to tip you off an old blue is playing in this concert, tonight! The church is lovely. it has a small area where they sell refreshments until about 5pm, and there is the Brompton opposite with a cafe too. It would be lovely to see any old blues, parents of old blues, parents of current parents t...
by Iguana
Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:54 pm
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: laptops
Replies: 60
Views: 11014

Re: laptops

speaking as someone who made the mistake of allowing offspring to get a laptop courtesy of the government BECTA scheme (I thought it would mean she was mobile when she went to father's) and in response to all homework seemingly set on computer I have now bought a very nice windows 8 desktop to keep ...
by Iguana
Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:12 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: brass in concert next saturday sage gateshead
Replies: 0
Views: 748

brass in concert next saturday sage gateshead

Just to let you know there will be a broadcast of this concert at some point (well there was a permission slip to sign to that effect) and there is a CH pupil (GE) playing in the National Youth Brass Band who are playing in the gala concert at 7pm with Cory and Black Dyke Band which takes palce at t...
by Iguana
Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:39 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Cadogan Hall Concert on 7th April myrddin playing
Replies: 0
Views: 669

Cadogan Hall Concert on 7th April myrddin playing

For brass enthusiasts the NYBB (national youth brass band of great britain,) are playing in the cadogan hall on 7th April. Auditions are held in London for those of grade 8 standard of playing and above. This is a good band with expert tuition and two residentail courses a year for palyers of brass ...
by Iguana
Thu Jul 21, 2011 10:01 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Audition dates out for National youth band
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Audition dates out for National youth band

Please let people know that the audition dates for national youth brass band (approx standard grade 8-grades dfon't matter) and national children's band (younger and approx standard grade 5 distinction agina grades don't matter) are now out. Please visit their website for further details. Courses ru...
by Iguana
Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:58 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Nicola Benedetti to play at St John's with NCO
Replies: 1
Views: 660

Nicola Benedetti to play at St John's with NCO

:rock: This is to let you in on a concert which is being put on by the nCO National Children's Orchestra at St John's Smith Square on 11th September. Tickets will go on sale at the beginning of August. There will be an open rehearsal in the afternoon (tickets I believe will be £5) before theevening...
by Iguana
Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:50 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: FREE tickets and playing opportunity for young musicians
Replies: 0
Views: 796

FREE tickets and playing opportunity for young musicians

:D :D National Youth Brass Band have detials on their twitter feed of free tickets and a playing opportunity (open day) for the National Youth brass Band. A member of UF is playing with both NYBB and nCBB this summer and his twin is playing trombone with the nCO who also have open days. Both organis...
by Iguana
Wed Apr 06, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: National children's Easter concerts
Replies: 0
Views: 755

National children's Easter concerts

Please can you tell people about the National youth Brass Band of Great Britain. A member of current LE is playing in concerts in royal northern college of music in Manchester on 22nd April and the Dolphin centre in Darlington on 23rd April at the conclusion of the Easter course which this year is t...