Music at GMC: Castle Cary Choir Concert

Music at GMC

Castle Cary Choir Concert

Concert: Choir Concert
Date: 7.30pm, Friday 12th June, 2009
Performers: Castle Cary Choir
Dorothy Hann (musical director)
Andrew Fawbert (brass instrumentalist)
Margaret Somerset (accompanist)
CD available: Yes - please contact Music at GMC here

Programme

  1. The Duteous Day - JS Bach
  2. To Music - Schubert
  3. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree - Elizabeth Poston
  4. My Soul, There is a country far beyond the stars - Parry
  5. The Lord is my Shepherd - Howard Goodall
  6. Music by Andrew Fawbert (brass instrumentalist)
  7. Where the Gentle Avon Flows - Ronald Binge
  8. O Hush Thee, my Babie - Arthur Sullivan
  9. Faithful Johnnie - Scottish Air
  10. The Blue Bird - CV Stanford
  11. All Things Bright and Beautiful - John Rutter

~ Interval and Refreshments ~

  1. Every Time I feel the Spirit - Arranger: K Burton
  2. Were You There? - Arranger: Brian Trant
  3. All my Trials - Arranger: Norman Luboff
  4. Little David Play on yo' Harp - Arranger: Malcolm Sargent
  5. L'il Liza Jane - Arranger: Gordon Lawson
  6. Music by Andrew Fawbert (brass instrumentalist)
  7. Close To You - Burt Bacharach & Hal David
  8. Homing - Teresa Del Riego
  9. Sunrise, Sunset - Bock arranged by Leyden
  10. Over the Rainbow - Arlen & Harburg, Arranger: Chinn
  11. What would I do without my Music - Middlebrooks & Belland, Arranger: Ed Lojeski



This was our first visit from Castle Cary Choir and the concert was well attended. Many of the attendees asked for the choir to come back again next year! Music at GMC would like to thank all concerned and we are very grateful to the Choir and to Andrew for giving up their time to perform for us.

Castle Cary Choir was founded in 1965 and is a mixed voice ensemble of about 50 members who present a varied programme of sacred and secular, folk, spiritual and modern music. The Choir gives five to six concerts a year, locally, to help groups raise money for charities and good causes.
They are an amateur choir and rely upon member's subscriptions and donations for funds.
The Choir is affiliated to the National Federation of Music Societies which represents and supports amateur societies throughout the UK.

Andrew Fawbert began playing the cornet at the age of 5 with his local colliery band in Derbyshire, moving on to the euphonium at 10 years old. He became the Junior and Senior Euphonium Champion of Great Britain in 1969, 1972 and 1973. He joined the BBC Radio Orchestra in London for 4 years after studying at the Birmingham Conservatoire. Since then, Andrew has worked in every sphere of the music industry, appearing with all major symphony and opera orchestras. He has many film credits to his name including the Wallace and Gromit films.
Andrew decided on a big career change and took up the position of head of brass at Sherborne School for Boys.
Amazingly he still finds time to perform at the highest level whilst also continuing to fulfil his commitments as professor at the Royal College of Music and the Birmingham Conservatoire.

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