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Delia Darlings In Norwich Arts Centre…

What an exciting couple of days! Today, working at the glorious Bolesworth Castle and getting to play to, and joke with the amazing Doddy (Ken Dodd – the famous Comedian from Liverpool). See the previous post for details! What the … Continue reading

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RLPO In Perth!

On Sunday 25th May the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra made it’s first appearance at the Perth (Scotland) Festival of the Arts. Perth’s state of the art concert hall is one of the newest major concert halls in the UK. It … Continue reading

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White Cliff – ‘Say What You Want’ – Live Video Session

My eldest son Jonny plays guitar in a great band called White Cliff. All the band members are currently studying at Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts or LIPA as it is known. This is the bands latest … Continue reading

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Preston Guild Hall To Close??!!

There is a very real threat to one of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s favourite venues. The famous Guildhall in Preston is in dire peril due to government cuts imposed on the City Council. The RLPO is so well established … Continue reading

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Stamford University: Leading The Future For The Arts…

American ‘brain factory’ Stanford has an enviable record, worldwide, when it comes to innovation and technological achievement. However, Stanford is priding itself on producing well-rounded leaders so insists that all first year students of all subjects, be it economics or … Continue reading

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The Stuff That Empires Are Made Of!

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How Music Could Make You A Rocket Scientist…

Oct. 27, 2013 COLUMN By LEE DYE via WORLD NEWS Studies link early exposure to the arts to later success in science. Getty Images There is a very strong correlation between childhood engagement in the creative arts and measurable success later … Continue reading

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The Jobs ARE Out There For Music Graduates!

It sometimes sounds like all is doom and gloom for music graduates. Where are the employment opportunities, etc?! What about the state of the job market in the arts sector, etc?! Well, according to the Guardian, there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Michael Kaiser Criticises The Way Arts Managements Approach ‘Structural Deficit!’

An interesting article in the Huffington Post Arts & Culture Blog. Former ROH boss Michael Kaiser is quite damning of the negative way Arts boards & managements take to looking at re-structuring debt etc… Michael Kaiser, “… It provides a guilt-free … Continue reading

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    What the conductor actually thinks of you…  

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