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Trecastle Community Hall, Trecastle, Powys LD3 8UW

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Living in a largely rural area sets challenges when it comes to pursuing enthusiasms; travel is to be expected and so, in catering for the whole Principality we have tried to find a venue which is easily accessible from all points of the compass. Our regular meeting-place is conveniently on the A40 which at its rural busiest is never intrusive. Trecastle, near the Brecon Beacons, boasts two excellent Antiques Centres with ample parking next to, and opposite our Hall, which is set in its own grounds for al fresco lunches in good weather. Inside, the acoustic is clear and pleasing and the facilities excellent.

MEETINGS : 2015/16

The SRP playing year runs from 1 Sep to 31 Aug; during this 'term'   Wales branch offers 9 full-day, conducted meetings, including a Pastoral Visit with an SRP visiting conductor
 and where possible, a Special Playing Day with a guest conductor. plus an additional Summer Weekend away event.

  Please bring your instruments, a music-stand and a packed lunch;   music is provided, as are refreshments. There is a fee for non   member visitors - £10, students - £3.50, no charge for children of   primary school age.

  DATES
We meet on a Saturday, 10am for 10.30 start,
with lunch & refreshment breaks, until 4-4.30pm

2017
Sep 16 - special guest conductor Caroline Jones
Oct 21 - conductor Delyth Holland
Nov 18 - conductor Delyth Holland

The above three meetings will be held at our usual venue in Trecastle, LD3 8UW. The following meetings may be held at Maescar Hall, Sennybridge, LD3 8RR - T.B.A.

2018
Jan 20 - conductor Delyth Holland
Feb 17 -conductor Delyth Holland
Mar 17 - conductor Delyth Holland
and Wales Branch 11th Birthday!
Apr 21 - Pastoral visit with HELEN HOOKER
May 19 - conductor Delyth Holland
Jun 16 - conductor Delyth Holland

 

Conducting as a member
We encourage members to consider a 'guest conducting' experience, to give our regular conductor Delyth, a wee break! Choose a favourite piece or two you'd like to share, bring copies, and give it a try! Please let Delyth know of your intentions in advance; click the 'Committee & Contacts' link for e-mail contact details.

* Another weekend in Paradise...

SRP Wales Summer School 2017
Sat July 8th/Sun July 9th
and Sat July 22/Sun July 23rd

Because our long-weekend tuition course set in the beautiful hills near Presteigne, at Paradise Farmhouse has proved so very popular, we made the decision to hold two separate 2-day weekends during July for 2017.
The first weekend - July 8/9th - will be tutored by Helen Hooker, making a welcome return visit, but. . .
this weekend is now fully booked
.

However - here's the Good News

The idea of the second weekend on Jul 22/23 was to make the event accessible to those who could not attend the first, and open to those who may feel they are not as proficient in the full SATB recorder range.
This was originally to have been held at Paradise, but the venue has now been changed to Maescar Hall, Sennybridge. Booking is not necessary, and is FREE for SRP Wales members.

So please join us for a Special Summer Weekend with
Pam Smith (Sat)
and Steve & Ann Marshall (Sun).
Arrangements for food and refreshments are as usual for regular meetings.

For more info please contact our organiser:
Fran Johnstone: tel 01544 267397 - e-mail: fjjohnstone@btinternet.com