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Ferndown and Colehill Community Choir

Bournemouth Youth Handbell Team

Bridport and Beaminster Young Music Makers

Jennifer Pike - violin

Folk Evening: Ron Lakey with The Hall Raisers

 

 

 

 

 


 



Recent Events

We are privileged to have had support from many fine musicians, who put on concerts in aid of the Trust. Here are some of the events that have taken place in the past.

Monday 26th June 2017 - Dorchester Choral Society - Summer Outreach Concert
7.00pm at St Christopher's Church, Winfrith
Join Dorchester Choral Society, Richard Ely Trust students and Lulworth and Winfrith Primary School Choir for this concert, which will have something for everyone.

Saturday 3rd June 2017 - The Purbeck Big Band - In Concert
7.00pm at Trinity Methodist Church, Southbourne Road, Bournemouth BH6 5AQ
We hope you'll join us for what looks like a very entertaining evening of music for a good cause. Young musicians from the Trust will be performing alongside the Purbeck Big Band, so why not make this an evening out for you and your friends?
The concert starts at 7.00pm and they are playing some great numbers such as Strike up the Band, Tuxedo Junction, Sunny side of the Street, Take Five, In the Mood, Holiday for Trombones and many more tunes that will get your feet tapping and leave you wanting more! Also we have, not one but two young people performing during the evening. Alex Rimmel and Iolla Grace: two local young people who are good ambassadors for the Trust and very talented.

Saturday 10th June 2017 - Sponsored Music-A-Thon
from 9am to 5pm at Bridport United Church, East Street, Bridport.
Calling singers, instrumentalists, schools, choirs - and anyone who would like to perform!
Raising funds for the Richard Ely Trust for Young Musicians, and the British Red Cross Support at Home Service

Wednesday 22nd February 2017 - An Evening at the Trouville Hotel
7.00pm at the Trouville Hotel, Priory Road, Bournemouth BH2 5DH
We are delighted to present an evening of music for your pleasure - featuring solos and trios by young musicians, and a brass quartet.

Saturday 22nd October 2016 - Vintage Brass
7.00pm at Trinity Methodist Church, Southbourne
Another fantastic concert from our friends in Vintage Brass. Featuring special guest performers Anna Sorrentino (violin), Francesca Sorrentino (French horn), Sam Greenwood (violin and piano) and Sam Brown Araujo (piano). Also featuring Richard Ely as compere.

Saturday 9th July 2016 - Dorset Sinfonia
6.00 p.m. at Weymouth Bay Methodist Church
The Dorset Sinfonia have been working very hard at a programme comprising most of the BBC 10 pieces (secondary) repertoire.
It is a hugely varied programme of accessible and mostly shortish arrangements, that should have something for everyone. Add to that the entire Haydn trumpet concerto (featuring the fabulous Dennis Curlett) and the odd thing in there to challenge your ears too - what could be better?
As if that wasn't exciting enough, members of the orchestra will be introducing the pieces to the audience, so you won't even need to go to the effort of reading anything.
Richard Ely Trust have been given permission to hold a bucket collection at the end of the programme. Concert Organised by Les Gardener and Jo Wolffe South Dorset Area.
Adults £8 Children (under 16) Free.

Friday 1st July 2016 - Good Vibrations - music to lift the spirits.
7.00 p.m. at the Barrington Theatre, Ferndown
We're back at the Barrington Theatre Ferndown for our annual concert on Friday 1st July at 7.30 p.m. Once again we will feature the Ferndown and Colehill Community Choir, supported by talented young musicians, in a programme of joyous and uplifting music.

Saturday 16th April 2016 - Broadstone Music Series presents a Spring Concert
7.30 p.m. at Broadstone United Reformed Church, BH18 9AB
Impressive young avanced musicians will perform solos and chamber music, playing for your enjoyment. Interval refreshments of wine or soft drink will be available.

Monday 14th March 2016 - Bournemouth Jazz Orchestra
7.30 p.m. at the Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne
Wimborne Rotary presents an evening of big band swing and jazz featuring many of the top musicians from the Solent area, with guest solos by two outstanding young performers from the Trust.

Saturday 26th September 2015 - Dorset Police Male Voice Choir
7.30 p.m. at Verwood Methodist Church, Vicarage Rd, Verwood
Dorset Police Male Voice Choir ( Musical Director Dr Jane Oakland), together with young musicians Alexander Francis (saxophone) and Claudio Bollani (clarinet), will give a concert at the Verwood Methodist Church, Vicarage Rd, Verwood on Saturday 26th September at 7.30 p.m.. We are delighted that for the first time this long established and very well respected Choir will be performing on our behalf, and an excellent evening's entertainment is guaranteed.

Saturday 24th October 2015 - Vintage Brass
7.00 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church, Southbourne, Bournemouth
It's Vintage Brass time again! Our annual concert with the evergreen musicians from Christchurch U3A, along with young soloists from the Trust, will take place on Saturday 24th October at 7 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church, Southbourne, Bournemouth. This concert is always a great success and very well supported, so early booking is advised.

Friday 10th July 2015 - A WORLD OF MUSIC
7.30 p.m. at the Barrington Theatre, Ferndown
For our annual concert at the Barrington Theatre Ferndown we are proud to present music from around the world, performed by the Ferndown and Colehill Community Choir, the Ferndown Middle School Steel Band, the Verwood Youth Band and four outstandingly talented young solo musicians from the Trust. This event is always very popular, so book early to secure your place for an evening of pure enjoyment.

Tuesday 30th June 2015 - The Magic of Music
7.30 p.m. at St Nicholas Church, Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen
We proudly present a concert showcasing the talents of our young musicians in a wide variety of musical styles and moods. This will feature the Bournemouth Youth Handbell Team together with a range of solo and ensemble performers, many of whom are supported by the Trust. The concert will take place at St Nicholas Church, Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen on Tuesday 30th June at 7.30 p.m. Join us for an evening of pure musical delight!

Friday 20th March 2015 - Bridport and Beaminster Young Music Makers
7 p.m. at Bridport Primary School, St Andrews Road, Bridport
We proudly present a Concert by Young Music Makers from the Bridport and Beaminster area, to take place on Friday 20th March at 7 p.m. at Bridport Primary School, St Andrews Road,, Bridport. This will feature a wide range of programme and styles from young people developing their musical talent, and a great evening's entertainment is assured.

Saturday 7th February 2015 - Folk Evening: Ron Lakey with The Hall Raisers
7.30pm at Sopley Village Hall, Sopley, Priest Lane, BH23 7BE
A fun evening of folk with Ron Lakey, the leader of folk group 'The Hall Raisers’.

Saturday 25th October 2014 - Vintage Brass
2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Trinity Methodist Church, Southbourne, Bournemouth
It's Vintage Brass time again! The annual concert with our favourite brass band will take place on Saturday 25th October at the Trinity Methodist Church in Southbourne. As always there will be great entertainment from the band, and we shall be adding to this with solo spots by some very special young musicians from the Trust. This concert has proved so popular that this year there will be two performances, a Matinee at 2 p.m. and an evening performance at 7 p.m.

Saturday 6th September 2014 - GALA CONCERT
7.30 p.m. at Swanage Methodist Church, High Street Swanage.
Following last year's triumphant partnership event we are pleased to join forces again with the Methodist Church to present an evening of varied entertainment from young musicians from the Trust and the local community - and a very stylish Barbershop Quartet!
Keep the summer spirit going and join us for some great music!

Saturday 26th July 2014 - Garden Party
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gosfield Cottage, Salisbury Road, Winkton, Christchurch BH23 7AS
Bring a picnic (with your own drinks and chairs), enjoy games and music in this beautiful riverside garden and experience the very best of summer! Proceeds from the party will go to the Trust.

Friday 11th July 2014 - A Musical Journey
7.30 p.m. at the Barrington Theatre, Ferndown.
Following last year's triumphant concert at the Barrington, we join forces again with the Ferndown and Colehill Community Choir and performers from Ferndown Schools in a journey of exploration through the magical experience of music. From beginners to professionals, the joy of music is for everybody!

Friday 9th May 2014 - Zoe Schwatz and Rob Koral
The Richard Ely Trust for Young Musicians is pleased to present a concert featuring leading blues duo Zoe Schwarz (vocals) and Rob Koral (guitar), supported by young musicians from the Trust. This concert will take place on Friday 9th May in St Swithun's Church Bridport, beginning at 7.30p.m.
Zoe and Rob are well established as one of the UK's leading blues acts and have a string of glowing reviews for both their live performances and recordings. They have an enthusiastic following in Bridport from their regular gigs here, and this will be a great opportunity to enjoy their brand of jazz at its very best.
And there's more! Making their own contribution will be four young musicians from the Trust, who will show just how versatile and talented our young performers are. Definitely an event not to be missed.

Friday 14th March 2014 - Bridport Primary School
We are pleased to present a concert by young music makers from the Bridport and Beaminster area, on Friday 14th March at 7 p.m. at Bridport Primary School, St Andrews Road, Bridport. Enjoy the varied talents and share in the delight of these young people as they make music; as ever we promise you great entertainment and good company.

Saturday 26th October - Vintage Brass
They're back! We're delighted to announce our annual concert at which the young - four outstanding musicians from the Trust - join with the young at heart - the splendid Vintage Brass from Christchurch, in a varied and lively programme which will appeal to all tastes. The concert took place at the Trinity Methodist Church, Southbourne, Bournemouth on Saturday 26th October at 7.00 p.m. This concert is always popular, so early booking is strongly recommended.
www.christchurchu3a.org.uk/vintagebrass/

Saturday 7th September at 7.30 PM - Young Musicians in Swanage
We are pleased for the first time to present an entertainment in Swanage. This took place on Saturday 7th September at 7.30 p.m.in the Swanage Methodist Church, and featured young musicians from the Trust alongside local performers from Swanage. A varied and enjoyable evening's music-making guaranteed. Admission FREE; there will be a retiring collection which will be shared by the Church and the Trust.

Friday 12th July at 7.30 PM - VOICES PLUS
We are proud to present, in partnership with East Dorset District Council and the Barrington Theatre, a showcase of local musical talent. This will feature the Colehill and Ferndown Community Choir (their first major public performance!), the choir of Ferndown Upper School, and four young musicians from the Trust who will illustrate the range and depth of talent in the young people we support. A lively and varied evening's entertainment is guaranteed.

Saturday 22nd June - Music for a Summer Evening
We continue our highly successful collaboration with the Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir in a celebration of the magic of a summer evening, in the most beautiful setting of the Church of Lady St Mary, Wareham. There will be something for everyone, with the Choir singing madrigals by Monteverdi, works by Poulenc and Paul Mealor (of Military Wives fame) and some delicious close harmony arrangements; and a particular highlight will be a performance on the viola by outstandingly talented Trust young musician Robert Hardyman. Join us for what is bound to be one of the highlights of the summer!
www.bschoir.org.uk

Saturday 20th April - Madalina Rusu
We are proud to present a recital by celebrated concert pianist Madalina Rusu, which will take place at the Sir John Colfox School, Bridport on Saturday 20th April at 7.30 p.m. The recital will feature works by Schubert, Schumann, Bartok, Chopin, Debussy and Scriabin.
If you are planning to attend the reception, please note gentlemen are asked to wear lounge suit or black tie.

Saturday 9th March 2013 - Allegri Miserere
We continue our season with the Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir on Saturday 9th March, with a concert featuring not only Renaissance choral masterpieces (including the Allegri Miserere) but also outstanding talented Trust musicians Helena and Polly Bartlett. The concert will take place at the Orthodox Church of St Dunstan, Parkstone, Poole, beginning at 7.30 p.m.

Wednesday 19th December 2012 - Noel! Noel!
Enjoy Christmas with the Trust and the Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir! Continuing our season with the BSC we are delighted to present Noel! Noel!, an extravaganza of festive delights with the choir and outstanding young oboist Fayruz Megdiche. This concert will take place in the Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester on Wednesday 19th December at 7.30 for 8p.m.

Saturday 20th October 2012 - red letter day!
On Saturday 20th October we have not one but two events to offer, both in conjunction with partner groups. At The Trinity Methodist Church, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Vintage Brass are back! Following the riotously successful joint concert last October, we are delighted to present another programme of upbeat favourites from Vintage Brass and solo spots by young musicians from the Trust. First-class entertainment and high spirits guaranteed. 7.30 p.m. start. Then again....
 
....if your interests are more choral, we have a very special concert with the renowned Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir, in Wimborne Minster and also starting at 7.30 p.m. The Choir will perform the Choral Suite from The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins and the Rutti Requiem, and we will be proud too to present outstanding young trumpeter Joshua Southcombe, who will perform two solo pieces.
Something here for everyone - and we're delighted that there will be more joint concerts with the Choir as part of their 2012/13 programme.

Saturday 16th June 2012 - Dorset Rural Music School Joint Concert
On Saturday June 16th we will present a joint concert with the Dorset Rural Music School, featuring outstanding young musicians from both organisations. The musicians will be Fayruz Megdiche (oboe), Joe Gallivan (trumpet), Bonnie Schwarz (cello), Max Blass-Laker (piano), Flora Davies and Cecily Moorsom (choristers). The concert will take place at the Farrington Music Centre, Port Regis School, Shaftesbury, beginning at 7.30 p.m. This will be our first joint venture with DRMS, and we hope it will be the start of a long and fruitful collaboration.

SHE DID IT!
Jazz and blues singer Zoe Schwarz, with sterling help from musical friends, entertained non-stop for twelve hours to raise money for the Trust. The event, which took place at the Portsmouth Hoy on Poole Quay, was a great success both musically and financially, and we are hugely grateful to Zoe and her colleagues for such an amazing achievement.

Saturday 28th January 2012 - Zoe Schwartz MEGAGIGATHON!
On Saturday 28th January 2012 from midday to midnight, Zoe Schwarz is doing a MEGAGIGATHON. Singing Jazz and Blues for 12 hours... (and not repeating a song) with a relay of accompanists including Rob Koral-guitar, Phil Doyle-piano, Ray Shea-piano, Gianni Chiarello-guitar and Mike Relf-guitar. Various musician friends have agreed to come and join in for some numbers, including the very popular, virtuoso tenor saxophone player Ian Ellis. We also have a couple of special guests, a couple of children who have been helped by the trust will come and join in on a few numbers. At The Portsmouth Hoy, The Quay, Poole Harbour, Dorset BH15 1HJ.