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International Choir Performances: Chris Lawry

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It has been a busy few months for performances of iAM Education tutor Chris Lawry’s choral works. Performances have included new arrangements and pieces in the UK and US, and one piece in particular seems to have been popular for international performers: the quirky SATB choir piece Counting Music. Notable performances have been from Coro…

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Première Performance: 8th July 2017

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Several iAMs tutor have works premièring on Saturday 8th July 2017 at a concert in the Great Hall at Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire. The pieces will be performed as a part of the Newstead Abbey Singers’ concert featuring the work of Jane Austen. ‘I Can Listen No Longer in Silence’ is a suite of unaccompanied choral pieces…

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Origins! (Part 2)

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In the first part of my very brief overview of the origins of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal I looked at six groups that were an influence on the burgeoning underground of the NWOBHM. Ok, the bands named are only just scratching the surface, and there were many more, but to most of…

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Première of New Work Announced!

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Join iAM’s Andy Glover-Whitley for the première of his new work Lacrimae Rerum at Brecon Cathedral on Friday 28th July 2017. Lacrimae Rerum is 15 minute piece for Organ and Recorders.   The piece will be performed as a part of the cathedral’s lunchtime concert series and feature performers Charles Matthews (Organ) and Caroline Jones (Recorders).   Full details…

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Origins! (Part 1)

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When anyone says those immortal words “Heavy Metal”, you always know what the vast majority of people’s response will be to them: they scurry off like vampires from a sunburst! Yet this one genre is actually a British homemade affair, with the Heavy Metal scene of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s being a breakthrough…

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