Herne Hill United Church
Music for Haiti
Featuring: flute and string quartets, and a set of accompanied songs, including:
- The Oscacora String Quartet (Quartet No. 2 by Rubinstein)
- The Sun Quartet (string quartets by Haydn)
- The Anrowski Quartet (pieces by Villa Lobos and J.C. Bach)
- songs by Vaughan Williams and Quilter, sung by Carolyn Hayman, with Leanne Singh-Levitt (piano).
There will be a collection for the charitable project Music for Haiti to benefit …cole St Vincent, a school for blind and disabled children in Port-au-Prince and the new St Vincent Conservatoire which opened in July. The funds are for music lessons, instrument repair, and to cover the costs of giving concerts.
Performance space, Brockwell Hall
Beckenham Concert Band
The Beckenham Concert Band is a friendly community band and plays for the enjoyment of its members, to continuously improve and raise money for good causes. The band is at home playing on a bandstand on the south coast, giving formal concerts or performing at historic locations such as Dover Castle. We perform across London and the South East and have enjoyed recent music tours to France in 2010 and Germany in 2014. The bandís repertoire ranges from traditional marches, popular show selections to light classics and contemporary pieces for concert band.
The Beckenham Concert Band has also been invited to perform at national charitable events for organizations such as The Children's Society, Great Ormond Street Hospital, and English Heritage. In November 2009 the band joined with 200 other performers in a Remembrance Day Concert organised by the Veteranís Association of America in Londonís Westminster Central Hall.
Off The Cuff
Head's Up, and anyone who wants to play.
The regular Monday Jazz Jam features in our programme again this year. The house band, Head's Up, led by Roger Humbles, will entertain you and provide backing to any aspiring jazzers who would like to display their skills or just gain experience. Come and play, or just relax and enjoy a great evening.
Off The Cuff
Organised by local parents and designed to encourage kids performance beyond the living room, this popular Junior Open Mic is putting on a special curated show featuring singers, drummers, guitarists, pianists, ukulists, beatboxers, trumpeteers and more...!
To pre-register young performers or for further information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Off The Cuff
The Clarinet Consort
An afternoon of classical music and stories for all the family about creepy things in dark places, featuring:
In the Hall of the Mountain King, by Edvard Grieg
Fingalís Cave, by Felix Mendelssohn
Danse Macabre, by Charles-Camille Saint-Saens
- and original pieces for clarinets.
Narrated by Chris Bailey.
Programme for October
Fri. 5th: Jazz, and Alt-classical night
Sat. 6th: Charity Coffee Morning music, Youth Talent, String Quartet concert, and Jazz/Reggae event
Sun. 7th: Family concert in Brockwell Hall, a band outside the Hall, Jazz in the Greenhouses, then Evensong at St Paul's
Mon. 8th: Jazz Jam
Tues. 9th: Folk at Canopy Beer
Weds. 10th: Indian Classical Music
Thurs. 11th: Jazz @ Half Moon
Fri. 12th: Junior School Musical, and Cabaret at the Half Moon
Sat. 13th: Chamber Tots, Herne Hill Sings On, and Sean O'Hagan in a new show
Sun. 14th: Junior Open Mic, Clarinets in a Cave, and Southwark Sinfonietta