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"Britain's Big Platinum Performance" - from Classic FM

Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on May 8, 2022 at 4:20 PM

Classic FM has launched a fantastic competition whereby the UK's best amateur music groups are encouraged to record an upifting piece of music to celebrate both HM The Queen's Platinum Jubilee and Classic FM's 30th anniversary.


The winning ensembles will have the opportunity to have their piece professionally recorded, with the recordings given to HM The Queen as well as being featured by Classic FM.


We were very excited to have recorded a rendit...

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New Lanark Flute Day with Flutes Unlimited

Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on May 1, 2022 at 4:05 PM

We were delighted to have made our first venture out of the rehearsal hall this spring time! On 24th March we, along with our friends at Flutes Unlimited, joined forces for a "Flute Day", held at the Institute in New Lanark.


The day kicked off with a Warm Up from Andrea Kuypers which included stretches and breathing techniques. We then rehearsed together CPOFs choice of Moment for Morricone and then Flutes U...

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Annual General Meeting 2022

Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on February 7, 2022 at 7:40 PM

The 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes took place on Sunday 23rd January 2022 at 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
 
1. Pre...
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2021 Christmas Concert - CANCELLED

Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on December 13, 2021 at 5:10 PM


It is with regret that we, along with St Mary's Church, have come to the decision to cancel this year's Christmas Concert. This has been a blow to us all, as we expected this to be out first public performance since the start of the pandemic and we have been rehearsing many new pieces of music. However, we reluctantly came to the conclusion that cancelling the event was the most responsible thing to do, given the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the area, combined with the r...

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CPOF Return Post-Lockdown!

Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on August 18, 2021 at 4:10 AM

Great news! We are delighted that the recent relaxing of restrictions means we can now gain access to our rehearsal space and begin playing together once again. 


Our first rehearsal back will be on Sunday 29th August, 7pm to 9pm in the Carluke Lifestyles Centre. Perhaps you've thought about joining us? We love to hear from anyone (of any ability) who is interested in playing flute or percussion in our orchestra. Please get in touch with us if that is you! 

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Gold Plus Award in Scottish Concert Band Virtual Festival 2021

Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on April 5, 2021 at 6:05 AM

In the second of such events, the Scottish Concert Band Festival's National Finals were held virtually on 4th April 2021 due to ongoing coronavirus restictions. 


Carluke Primrose entered a programme of three videos which premiered as part of the festival. We were delighted that the adjudicators awarded out performace with a Gold Plus award.  


Our programme comprised:

  • Radetzky March by Johann Strauss, adapted for flute o...

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Annual General Meeting 2021

Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on February 8, 2021 at 6:50 AM

The 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes took place on Sunday 7th February 2021, via Zoom.

The minutes of the previous AGM and the balance sheet for the previous year were proposed and seconded. It was acknowledged that although the orchestra has been unable to rehearse or perform together over the past year, the series of "at home" video performances were well received and that entry into the Scottish Concert Band Virtual Festival was a positive ...

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"Moment for Morricone" at Scottish Concert Band Virtual Festival

Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on December 26, 2020 at 12:25 PM

Normally in November, several weeks of rehearsal would culminate in the Scottish Concert Band Festival regional qualifiers. However, this year the event was unable to take place due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions.


In response, the SCBF ran a "virtual festival" with a stream of recorded perfomances followed by an adjudication.


CPOF are pleased to have come "together" with recordings from our own homes, with a performance of Moment for Morricone...

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"You've Got a Friend in Me" - Our Latest "at Home" Recording with Flutes Unlimited

Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on June 14, 2020 at 3:10 PM

In the third of our series of "at home" videos, we've teamed up with the fantastic Flutes Unlimited from Glasgow to perform Randy Newman's "You've Got a Friend in Me".



Thank you to Mel Orriss of Wonderful Winds for the arrangem...

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Player of the Year 2020 - Kirk Anderson Memorial Trophy

Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on June 8, 2020 at 4:20 AM

Saturday evening (6th June) should have been our Annual Concert but due to current circumstances it was unable to go ahead. To mark the occasion we have decided to still award one of our members with our “Player of the Year” trophy. The Kirk Anderson Memorial Trophy is awarded annually at the discretion of the Musical Director. It recognises the special contribution of an individual within the orchestra. It may be awarded be on account of excellent playing, leadership or extra eff...

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