Playhouse gears up for music fest

PUBLISHED: 07:00 05 May 2011

Youngsters prepare for the Music Festival

Youngsters prepare for the Music Festival

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THE Music Makers School in Locking presents the annual Music Festival at Weston’s Playhouse tomorrow (Fri) at 7pm.

This year Music Makers has become an academy and from April it has been known as Music Makers Academy Ltd.

Sue Atkinson and Di Garnham have welcomed new teachers, Danny Cox and Sean Booth on to their team.

Danny is the resident drum teacher and has performed with a variety of artists, including Gary Alesbrook from Kasabian, Tommy Barlow, a founder member of the Jools Holland Big Band and Kelle Bryan from Eternal.

Sean Booth, bass guitar teacher, recently graduated from Weston University Campus and has experienced performing live with a variety of artists at many venues, including Bristol’s Colston Hall.

Students and teachers will be performing a wide range of music including jazz, pop, rock, dance, and classical, on state-of-the-art keyboards, digital and acoustic pianos. During the evening special guest Joshua Brown, an international, senior, examiner from the London College of Music will present certificates for LCM practical and theory examinations taken throughout the year.

He will be adjudicating the show and will also present awards at the evening.

Tickets, priced £7, are available from the box office on 01934 645544 or visit www.theplayhouse.co.uk

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