We all look forward to seeing you there.
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encore presents: Lucy Goddard with Brighton Youth Orchestra String Ensemble
Danny House, New Way Lane, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9BB
Sunday 8 March at 3.30pm (doors open at 3pm)
Free for encore members
Suggested donation £20 including a free glass of fizz
(all proceeds to encore, supporting young musicians)
Please reserve seats: email@example.com or 07817 325 713
Lisa de Simone invites young players (on any instrument) to join in an inspirational classical-jazz piece with composer/pianist Remo Vinciguerra at Downs Junior School, 10 to 4, on Sat 15 February. Cost: £20. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a place.
St Luke’s Church, Friday 29th November: Juan Pablo Hinojosa – piano
Mexican pianist and Bechstein scholar Juan Pablo Hinojosa makes his St. Luke’s debut performing music by Russian masters Scriabin and Medtner, Debussy’s Images Book 1 and Beethoven’s sonata op. 109.
Juan Pablo Hinojosa is a Mexican pianist currently studying his master’s degree at the Royal College of Music, where he is a Bechstein scholar. He started his pianistic studies under Margarita Mandioni in Queretaro, Mexico in 2005. At the age of 16 he moved to the UK to study in the East Sussex Academy of Music under Rachel Fryer. During this time, he won, two years in a row, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place respectively in several categories of the Springboard Festival. In September 2014, Juan Pablo started studying for an undergraduate degree at the Royal College of Music, taught by Prof. Gordon Fergus-Thompson, also undertaking composition as a second study under Prof. Alison Kay. There he was an RCM Award Holder generously supported by an Evelyn Tarrant Scholarship and a Pamela Larkin Award. He has performed throughout Mexico and the UK, and his currently studying with Prof. Dina Parakhina. In 2020 he is scheduled to perform Medtner in Moscow Conservatory’s Great Hall.
To view the programme please click here.
Friday 29th November 2019 7.30pm
St. Luke’s Church, Queen’s Park Road, BN2 9ZB
Admission: £7, £5 under 25s, free to under 16s.
Tickets available on the door. Wine and refreshments served. Disabled access.
Take a look at our latest newsletter for a round-up of what is coming up in our 2020 Festival.
Dame Felicity Lott Recital Competition:
436 DAME FELICITY LOTT RECITAL I
437 DAME FELICITY LOTT RECITAL II
We are pleased to announce a new competition providing exciting opportunities and prizes for all singers aged 18 years or over, whose principal source of income does not derive from professional solo singing.
Discretionary prizes include possible performance opportunities with Brighton Youth Orchestra, a lunchtime recital at Brighton Unitarian Church, and coaching sessions with Yvonne Patrick, Gary Matthewman, Lesley Anne Sammons, John Hancorn and Dame Felicity Lott herself.
More information on all singing classes and a downloadable syllabus are available here.
Mandy Winder, Speech & Drama Section Secretary writes:
I just happened to be listening to my local Radio Station (Radio Sussex) this September, when my ears pricked up. I knew that voice – it was the lovely Becci Whiteley (The Theatre Workshop and West End Experience Creative Director and Springboard Speech and Drama Teacher).
She was being interviewed with Brenock O’Connor – some of you may remember him as one of Becci’s students. Continue reading “Catching up with Brenock O’Connor”
Berniya Hamie, winner of Springboard’s under 19s concerto section and Senior Piano Championship 2019, will be performing in the Elgar Room of the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 10 November. Her programme will include works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and Ravel. For more details please use this link.
Berniya and her sister Riya (winner of Springboard’s under 14s concerto section) will also be playing in Brighton at the Chapel Royal on Tuesday 5 November. Details here.
Syllabuses for the 2020 Festival are now available for our Speech & Drama, Concerto, Piano, Strings, Woodwind & Brass sections. You can find them on our Festival Classes page. Online entries open on 30 September 2019.