Tag: music

Whiteknights Ensemble Autumn Concert 2018: 17 November, St Paul’s Wokingham

The programme for our autumn concert will feature music by Jacques Ibert, Pavel Haas, Jacob Gade, Francis Poulenc, Otto Mortensen and Norman Hallam, as follows: Ibert – Trois Pièces Brèves Haas – Wind Quintet Gade – Tango Jalousie INTERVAL Poulenc – Novelette in C Mortensen – Wind Quintet Hallam – Dance Suite The concert will…

Whiteknights Ensemble: next concert 21 July 2018 at Leighton Park, Peckover Hall

Following the success of our inaugural concert back in November 2017, the Whiteknights Ensemble is currently rehearsing for a second concert in July this year, to be held at Leighton Park, Peckover Hall. The date and venue are fixed, but we have yet to confirm other details, including the programme. It is likely, however, that…

18 November 2017: Inaugural concert of the Whiteknights Ensemble

Earlier this year some of my musical friends and I got together to form the Whiteknights Ensemble, and our inaugural concert is now only three weeks away! We’ll be performing as a wind quintet and the programme comprises works by Mozart, Ligeti, Cambini, Nielsen and Patterson. Based in Earley, Reading, the Whiteknights Ensemble takes its name…

Some more decorations for my music shed

These papier mâché notes and treble clef are available from Hobbycraft stores. I’ve covered them with purple découpage paper to match the colour scheme in my music shed, and mounted them with sawtooth hangers and short screws. Tip: coat the object you are decorating with white or grey primer before applying the découpage paper for a more even…

A corner shelf for my shed

Since this summer, I have been the proud owner of a garden shed which I use as a music practice room. I spent quite a lot of time decorating this shed, and I wanted to add our little corner shelf to its interior decor. This shelf had sustained quite a bit of damage from that bloody awful…