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Musicians dazzle in charity concertDecember 4th, 2018
An eclectic concert from young musicians in Monmouth, who performed pieces from Handel, ABBA and The Greatest Showman, has raised £325 for charity.
Organised by Monmouth School for Girls’ Music Department, the concert featured solo performances by vocalists Ella and Georgia, pianist Jocelyn, and violinist Mererid.
A flute ensemble, junior and senior choirs, strings and winds orchestras shone at the event in aid of Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC).
The concert included musicians from Monmouth School for Boys and Monmouth School Girls’ Prep.
MiHC is a national charity which brings live music sessions to people who are receiving care or treatment in healthcare settings.
The full concert programme:
Jocelyn (piano) Cat and the Mouse (Copland).
Mererid (violin) Adagio from Sonata in G Minor for Violin (Bach).
Flute Ensemble: Water Music (Handel); Pirates of the Caribbean (Zimmer arr Davies); Away in a Manger (Anon).
St Catherine’s Strings: 2 minuets (Haydn); Hopping Dance (Davis); Banquet Gavotte (Davis); Mamma Mia (ABBA).
Ella (vocalist): Can’t Help Falling in Love (Peretti).
Georgia (vocalist): Someone to Watch Over Me (Gershwin).
Trio (Vivace): Valse Russe (Bridge); Hornpipe.
Chamber Choir: The Lily and the Rose (Chilcott).
Concert Choir: Lullabye (Joel, Arr. J Wikeley).
Junior Singers: Sing With Me (Huff), Mrs Alison Milledge (accompanist).
Senior Strings: Symphony no.1 in B flat major (Boyce); Divertimento in F (Mozart); Teddy Bears’ Picnic (Bratton).
Symphonic Winds: A Night on Bald Mountain (Moussorgsky arr. J Higgins); The Greatest Showman Selection (Arr. Murtha); A Klezmer Karnival (Sparke); The Blues Brothers Revue (Arr. Bocock); Moment for Morricone (Arr. de Meij).