Daniel Cook, who is currently sub-organist at Westminster Abbey has been appointed to replace James Lancelot as Organist and Master …
Get playing: Cobweb Orchestra are starting up a new group for novice players on Tuesday evenings at Ludworth Community Centre.
The Durham Singers have two vacancies for basses and bass-baritones, starting from September 2016. The choir is a 40-voice auditioned chamber choir that puts on 3-4 concerts per year. The choir’s core repertoire is an exciting mixture of unaccompanied music, from the Renaissance to works by contemporary composers, and additionally, they usually perform one major early work with a period instrument orchestra.
Congratulations to Rowan Pierce on being named one of the 2016 Samling Artists.
The National Youth Choir of Great Britain, who are based in Durham, have just launched their Big Give Christmas Challenge fundraiser, with North East businessman Peter Vardy pledging matching funds up to £15,000
Durham University Brass Band and the award winning Reg Vardy Band invite brass player of all standards to a day of workshops, and the chance to play in the bands’ gala concert.
Francesca Massey has just released Bravura! her debut CD, recorded in Durham Cathedral where she is sub-organist.
This free workshop offers a fantastic opportunity to delve into the performance practice of the medieval conductus (a close cousin to the medieval organum and motet), led by the world-class tenors John Potter, Christopher O’Gorman and Rogers Covey-Crump. This free workshop is open to all and is sponsored by the Arts & Humanities Research Council.