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Annual General Meeting 2019

Posted by CPOF on January 7, 2019 at 11:05 AM

The 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes took place on Sunday 6th January 2019 in the Carluke Lifestyles Centre.  

The minutes of the previous AGM and the balance sheet for the previous year were proposed and seconded. Both outgoing president, Stuart Laird; and conductor, Jon Hargreaves delivered an upbeat review of the year gone by and thanked everyone for their contribution.

Commitee Members for the year ahead were also electe...

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Over 1,000 raised for homeless with St Mary's Choir

Posted by CPOF on January 7, 2019 at 10:20 AM

Carluke Primrose were delighted to have been invited once again to share their Christmas Concert with the Choir of St Mary's Church in Lanark on Sunday 16th December. 

Both the Orchestra and the Choir showcased a w...

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Gold Award at SCBF Regional Qualifer

Posted by CPOF on December 9, 2018 at 5:40 PM

Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes were pleased to play for a second year at the Scottish Concert Band Festival. The Regional Qualifier was held at Williamwood High School in East Renfrewshire on Sunday 2nd December. 

Carluke performed "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" by Paul Dukas, conducted by Jon Hargreaves. We were delighted when the adjudicators awarded our performance with a Gold Award. This means that we will progress to the National Finals which will be h...

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CPOF Regain SAFA Scottish Championship Title

Posted by CPOF on December 9, 2018 at 5:15 PM

We are pleased to announce that Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes' have regained the SAFA Scottish Championship on 24th November.  The announcement of the result after the contest was met by celebration from the orchestra's members and conductor, Jon Hargreaves. The Scottish Amateur Flute Association's National Contest was hosted at Calderhead High School in Shotts.


In this contest each entrant must play a Hymn Tune of their own choice and a test piece set by SAF...

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New Videos on YouTube!

Posted by CPOF on August 14, 2018 at 4:50 PM

Check out our YouTube Channel now to see our newly added videos. They include the theme from The Pink Panther, Rodrigo's Adagio and Danny Elfman's Music from a Darkened Theatre

Annual Concert Videos Coming Soon!

Posted by CPOF on June 27, 2018 at 5:40 PM

The Orchestra recently held their 38th Annual Concert in Kirkton Church in Carluke. We recorded some pieces of music for you to enjoy on video. Watch this space, they'll be up on our YouTube channel as soon we've taken all the film reels and made the final cut.

Annual Concert Tickets Now Available!

Posted by CPOF on May 14, 2018 at 3:40 PM

As we approach our 80th Anniversary, tickets for our 38th Annual Concert on Saturday 23rd June are now on sale. 

Find out more on the Event page

First Place at SAFA Spring Contest

Posted by CPOF on April 29, 2018 at 7:40 PM

Saturday (28th April) saw Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes travel to Troon Concert Hall, to take first place at the Scottish Amateur Flute Association's (SAFA) Scottish Open Spring Contest.

Adjudicating the contest was Mr Alan Friel. Alan is currently Head of Instrumental Services at East Ayrshire Council and made his name in the Brass Band world as sub-principal Trumpet with the Scottish Ballet Orchestra. He also adjudicates for the Scottish Concert Band Festival a...

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Gold Plus Award at SCBF National Finals

Posted by CPOF on March 22, 2018 at 8:10 PM

On Sunday 18th March, CPOF travelled to Perth Concert Hall to perform at the National Finals of the Scottish Concert Band Festival. This is the first year the orchestra have competed in this competition, having qualified for the final in November. The orchestra played the full five movements of Greig’s Holberg Suite, guest conducted by Andrea Kuypers. CPOF were awarded a Gold Plus Award for their performanc...

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Best Result for Carluke at Glasgow Music Festival

Posted by CPOF on March 13, 2018 at 4:35 PM

Carluke achieved their best ever score at the 106th Glasgow Music Festival on Sunday. Under conductor Jon Hargreaves, the Primrose played an excerpt from Jon's own arrangement of Greig's Holberg Suite at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. The adjudicator placed Carluke first out of the four ensembles playing in Class 240, awarding 90 out of a possible 100 points. A score of 90 or over is given for "an exceptional perfor...

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