Category Archives: My events

Weekend of Concerts

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There are loads of advantages to the job that I choose to do for a living. Teaching music from home, my commute usually involves walking to the bottom of my staircase and into my music room. I have no boss or anyone else to answer to. I choose my own working hours and take time off whenever it suits me… Read more »

Free Music Lesson Slots: w/c 4th Feb 2019

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Last week was a crazy busy one, preparing for a performance up in Malham with the Carleton Ladies Choir, getting my other choir (WI North Yorkshire West Foundation Rock Choir) restarted with rehearsals, and working on pieces with students for my upcoming charity concert in Skipton and for their Skipton Festival entries! But, this week things should start to slow… Read more »

Lesson Availability: w/c 28th Jan 2019

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As our students’ charity approaches, many of my pupils are making final preparations for their performances. The event promises a really wide variety of music, and a celebration of some wonderful talent. If you’d like to get involved, or to come and see the concert, contact me for more details. And, here’s my weekly list of available lesson slots: Tues… Read more »

Star Wars wedding at Barden Tower

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When Rebecca and Charlie first booked me to play for their wedding ceremony, they were a little uncertain about the music that they should choose. So, one Saturday afternoon this summer, after I’d finished teaching for the day, I met them for a drink at Herriot’s Hotel, opposite Skipton Train Station. We chatted over a beer about the sorts of… Read more »

Carleton Ladies Choir’s 5th Successful Summer Concert

I’m always proud to tell people that I am the Musical Director of Carleton Ladies Choir, but never more so than after evenings like last night: the concert we put on at Carleton Village Hall was an enormous success. Accompanied at the piano by Peter Gunn, the choir performed a really varied programme of songs.  These included Take These Wings by… Read more »

Carleton Ladies Choir – Summer Concert 2018

Carleton Ladies Choir hold their annual summer concert this Saturday evening, from 7pm at Carleton Village Hall.  There’s lots of music, including an Abba song performed as a flute solo, a medley of British rugby songs sung by a male voice choir, a wide variety of choral music from the choir themselves, plus lots of audience participation (should you wish… Read more »