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News - Hoofbeat in Holt Festival

Once again Hoofbeat will take to the street to play in the 2017 Holt Festival's free music Outdoor Day on Friday 28th July - three 40 minute sets starting 1pm (Fish Hill), 3.45pm (Fish Hill) and 6.45pm (Theatre in the Woods).  For more information see  www.holtfestival.org

News - Hoofbeat plays in King's Lynn Festival Street Performance Day

On  Saturday 16th July Hoofbeat will be perfoming three half-an-hour sets of an eclectic mix of music in King's Lynn Town Centre - 11.30am, 12.15pm and 1pm.

News - Edging The Rounds first performance

Jane's latest short composition, Edging The Rounds, for double bass and piano will be given its first performance in Stockport Parish Church on the evening of Saturday 16th April.  The piece was commissioned for performance by Alex Jones, a young and talented Manchester-based double bass player, with funds from the...

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News - Two Wings and a Prayer 'Beyond the Premiere' in 2016

Further to the first performances in Norfolk in 2015, The European Union Chamber Orchestra is taking Two Wings and a Prayer to a further five UK venues as part of the 'Beyond The Premiere' Orchestras Live programme.   Performances are included in the Orchestra's programmes at the Stroud Subscription Rooms (Sunday...

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News - concert King's Lynn Festival 2015

The first performance of Two Wings and a Prayer will be premiered as part of the King's Lynn Festival by the European Union Chamber Orchestra along with young soloists from the Norfolk County Youth Orchestra.  The piece is included in the orchestra's programme at the Corn Exchange in King's Lynn...

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News - London New Wind Festival

Five Storyteller Studies has been programmed as part of a concert in this Festival on Friday 21st November 2014 at Regent Hall, 275 Oxford Street.  The concert starts at 7.30pm and will be preceded by a Composers' Forum at 6pm.  Catherine Pluygers will perform the piece.  Admission £10 (£6) whole...

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News - composition for SoundLINCS large B15 project on 3rd May 2014 in Lincoln

SoundLINCS, the County-wide community music organisation for Lincolnshire, is celebrating its 15th birthday style - read all about it on their website www.soundLINCS.org.  Fifteen composers have been commissioned to write short variations on a Lincolnshire folk tune, Lost Lady Found.  Jane's 'home' variation will be included and performed by a...

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News - next Voices PLUS singing day 14th June 2014

Here is the next Voices PLUS singing day at Hempton Memorial Hall near Fakenham in Norfolk, 10.30am-4pm.  Some relaxing vocal warm-ups will led on this occasion to learning some folk-flavoured songs from the UK and beyond including East Europe.  The PLUS instrumentalist on this occasion is violinist and folk fiddler,...

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News - next Voices PLUS singing day 12th October 2013

Another sociable and fun...

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News - next Voices PLUS singing day, 2nd February 2013

Here is the next in this series of sociable singing days.  Jane will guide you through some relaxing vocal warm-ups into singing in harmony a set of stylistically contrasting songs to suit the season - from British and East European folk to American music-theatre! The PLUS instrumentalist on this occasion...

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