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Check out our YouTube Channel!

Posted by CPOF on August 3, 2017 at 2:50 PM

Ater taking a bit of a hiatus, our YouTube Channel has been updated and the videos from our 37th Annual Concert in June 2017 are now online - and we're rather pleased with them!

Check it out now at

Clean Sweep at Spring Contest and Farewell to Alex

Posted by CPOF on May 18, 2017 at 4:05 PM

Last Saturday (5th May) saw Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes continue their winning ways with a “clean sweep” at the Scottish Amateur Flute Association's (SAFA) Scottish Open Spring Contest which was held in Troon Concert Hall.

Adjudicating the contest was Mr Gareth McLearnon, an internationally renowned flautist and flute tutor. Over the years he has given hundreds of performances across four continents, and has led masterclasses and education events fo...

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Jon Hargreaves Appointed Conductor & Musical Director

Posted by CPOF on May 2, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes are delighted to announce that their new Conductor and Musical Director will be Jon Hargreaves. 

Jon has a wealth of experience, and the orchestra are looking forward to working with him. He has a doctorate, 'Music as Communication', from the University of York, and teaches for the Aldeburgh Young Musicians' Scheme, having previously worked as an Associate Lecturer at University of Kent.


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Friends of Kenya Concert Raises 500

Posted by CPOF on March 28, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes were delighted to be invited along to play a concert at Kirkton Church on Saturday night. The concert was organised by the church’s “Friends of Kenya” team in aid of an orphanage in Kiambaa that they support on a daily basis. The concert raised almost £500, which will be used to help feed, clothe and educate the young children who call the orphanage home.

The orchestra performed a varied programme, includi...

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Victory at 2017 Glasgow Music Festival

Posted by CPOF on March 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM

On Sunday evening Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes achieved first place in the Glasgow Music Festival which was held in the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow. The orchestra competed in the Wind Band and Orchestra category and performed three pieces.


The first piece conductor Alex Abbott chose was Sven Nielssen’s “Take Ur ‘Picc’”. The adjudicator praised the orchestra’s disciplined playing, and particularly the “superb” piccolo ...

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Snare Drums For Sale

Posted by CPOF on January 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM

We are currently selling a set of 3 snare drums, at a very competitive price! They are now surplus to our requirements. 

3 Premier Military Series Marching Band Snare Drums. One is used (in very good condition) and two are as new. 

Full details and photographs are on the Gumtree advert.

VACANCY: Musical Director & Conductor

Posted by CPOF on January 26, 2017 at 2:50 PM

This vacancy is no longer being advertised. 

Thank you for your interest.

CPOF Now on Twitter

Posted by CPOF on January 19, 2017 at 4:10 PM

We've only went and got ourselves a shiny new Twitter page! 

Follow us now @CarlukePrimrose!

Coming Events for 2017

Posted by CPOF on January 19, 2017 at 4:05 PM

Now that we are well on our way through January, here is a run-down of where you can find us performing in 2017. Even more events coming soon!

Glasgow Music Festival

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, March 2017

Concert in aid of Kirkton Church Friends of Kenya

Kirkton Church, Carluke, 25 March 2017

SAFA Spring Contest

Troon Concert Hall, 13th May 2017

Annual Concert

Carluke L...

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Annual General Meeting 2017

Posted by CPOF on January 16, 2017 at 4:25 PM

The 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes took place on Sunday 8th January 2017 in the Carluke Lifestyles Centre.  

The minutes of the previous AGM and the balance sheet for the previous year were proposed and seconded. Commitee Members for the year ahead were also elected, as follows:

 Committee Posts
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