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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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Change to Rehearsal Times

Posted by CPOF on August 30, 2016 at 4:35 PM

Note that as of August 2016 there will be a slight change to rehearsal times. The new time is 6.00pm until 9.00pm, still at Carluke Lifestyles Centre on a Sunday evening. 

36th Annual Concert Marks John Bryce's Retirement from Conducting

Posted by CPOF on June 27, 2016 at 2:15 PM

Last Friday saw Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes performing their 36th Annual Concert in Carluke Lifestyles Centre. In attendance were guests Provost Logan and Councillor Shearer.

The first selection of music included several famous classical dances such as Thunder and Lightening Polka by Strauss, Waltz No. 2 from Shotakovich’s Jazz Suite No. 2 and Philip Sparke’s A Klezmer Karnival.

For popular music fans, the orchestra played ...

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Victory for Carluke at SAFA Spring Contest

Posted by CPOF on May 22, 2016 at 6:40 PM

Last Saturday saw Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes return to winning ways by winning the Scottish Flute Association's Scottish Open Spring Contest which was held in Troon Concert Hall.

The day began with an hours rehearsal in Carluke where the finishing touches were made before heading off to the contest.

Adjudicating the contest was Mr Laurie Johnston who has had a distinguished career as a flute player and conductor. Over the years he has adjudicated a...

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Primrose Return to South Wishaw Parish Church

Posted by CPOF on April 20, 2016 at 5:15 PM

Last Sunday evening Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes performed in South Wishaw Parish Church.

This is the first time in a few years that the orchestra have been asked to perform in Wishaw and a large audience were entertained with a varied selection of music to cater for all tastes.

To start the concert Conductor John Bryce chose the famous Strauss march Radetzky, and this was followed by Ted Huggen’s Pavane in Blue and then a s...

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