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The Arutunian Trumpet Concerto

I’m taking a few days off the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra this week. I have been rehearsing in Chichester as I will be performing the Trumpet Concerto by Alexander Arutunian at St. George’s Church, Cleveland Road, Whyke, Chichester this evening. … Continue reading

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Beethoven and Mozart can boost pupils’ concentration!

This announcement will not come as anything particularly new to many, but provides yet more evidence to the benefits of including music as a very strong core subject in a child’s education. The research, by London University’s ‘Instutute For Education’, … Continue reading

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For anyone in the Oxford area tomorrow, or fans of harpsichord music at it’s best, there will be a recital in the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford by the amazing Robyn Koh. It will be a lunchtime 1pm start and … Continue reading

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Melody malady: Wind players develop ‘saxophone lung’ from fungus!

Fascinating Article from NBC News… JoNel AlecciaNBC News Julija Sapic / Julija Sapic / Featurepics.com A 68-year-old clarinet player in Atlanta developed a year-long allergic chest reaction to fungus that grew in his instrument. A Dixieland band player who didn’t … Continue reading

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Legendary New York Philharmonic Trumpeter To Retire!

WQXR Blog New York Philharmonic Trumpeter Philip Smith to Retire Tuesday, November 05, 2013 – 04:00 PM By Brian Wise Enlarge Philip Smith, New York Philharmonic principal trumpet Philip Smith, who has led the New York Philharmonic’s trumpet section for 35 … Continue reading

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Scientific Study Shows Tastes In Music Change Over The Course Of A Lifetime

This study from the University of Cambridge, published in the Daily Mail, shows that musical tastes do change over a lifetime. Of course, there are many young people who already like classical music at a young age… Rock of Ages: … Continue reading

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