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A Choir. I was asked by Allegra Galvin, then the director of The Quarterhouse Arts Centre, to set up a Choir following on from a voice workshop I had facilitated for her at the Arts Centre.

I devised and directed a concert to be performed at the Wow Festival at The Quarterhouse in Folkestone 2016: accompanied by Nina Clarke on Guitar. Below is a slideshow with the voices from a Contemporary Opera Theatre Company, directed by Orlando Gough, The Shout with whom I sang recorded and toured with for many years. ‘Why do you sing?’ composed by Orlando.

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The Harmony groups were named Daisies, Poppies, and Bluebells, flowers that I love: we dressed accordingly. I believe in the theatre of the performance, in keeping with the heart of the show…Daisy below: 4th from left. She sang her last songs with us just before Christmas: below.  She died shortly afterward.. the Daisies Poppys and Bluebells were named in her memory.

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The first session at The Quarterhouse. My Daughter helped me: Kasia in the centre foreground… me opposite. The rehearsals, and then the performance to a packed house:

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A meeting in my Garden. Dear Wendy, who sadly died the following year, sitting on the left in the right-hand picture; we sang at her funeral.

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AT The Quarterhouse

Annie’s beautiful buckets

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Big Yellow Taxi here & one of my Mash ups: around the UK Coast below…

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Film Ewan     

A Film in which the Choir sang   a song arranged  by my myself, chosen by Ewan  

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Advent Calendar

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An event at The Lime Bar to celebrate Maryanne’s book.

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DOG SLANT

Straight as a die the dog walks,

the thought talks,

shining blindingly off the sea the sun pierces through branches,

preserving against all evil

that ‘moment Satan cannot find’,

talking and walking at a slant,

rippling dog purpose.

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A meeting near the Harbour!  Anka & Annie

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We sang for this Event here ….for Diana who is a Wildflower

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We are no longer singing in The Burstin Basement but I love this Annie Image so there…xxxx

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