Heaven postponed

Heaven postponed

This evening’s concert at the Town Hall is cancelled, due to Storm Emma and associated white-out. What a pity. Pete McMullin and I have been preparing a clutch of brilliant songs by Aaron Copland – settings of Emily Dickinson poems. The ones I had chosen...
Tone deaf

Tone deaf

What a superb day of strange and wonderful singing. Two workshops – one for dementia victims no longer able to read lyrics but seriously engaged in Rocking around the Clock – sexy and young and joyful again; the second for more ‘able’ folk who...
Welcome Autumn

Welcome Autumn

Summer seemed so long and luscious – back in july I was the soloist in a super Brazilian concert in Oxford which was such fun and so much appreciated that it is being reprised – this weekend. And next morning I shall rise bright and early to recommence my...
Rehearsals

Rehearsals

Going well for our Brazilian concert next weekend – guests of Headington village where we will perform in their super church – St Andrews.Come along on saturday september 30 at 7.30 to hear me sing Villa Lobos songs and more. Lots of cross- rhythms and...

Blog

Wren – not her real name – has been at one of my daycare groups for a while. She was introduced to me as an artist – ‘a rather wonderful artist’ – who loved music. Not that I could tell what sort of music – except for some...