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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 Qualifer was held at Williamwood High School in East Renfrewshire on Saturday 2nd December. 


Carluke performed "The Corcerer'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 ...

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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 celeration from the orchestra's members and conductor, Jon Hargreaves. The Scottish Amateur Flute Association's National Contest was hosted 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 SAFA. T...

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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

www.youtube.com/CarlukePrimrose

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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Annual General Meeting 2018

Posted by CPOF on January 24, 2018 at 3:55 PM

The 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes took place on Sunday 7th January 2018 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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Christmas Concert with Choir of St Mary's

Posted by CPOF on December 19, 2017 at 3:00 PM

The orchestra were delighted to have been invited once again to St Marys Church in Lanark on Sunday evening, for our annual joint Christmas concert. 


As always, it proved to be a hugely enjoyable and successful evening, with both the choir and the orchestra performing at their best. The concert culminated in a joint performance of O Holy Night.


The concert also included a performance of Mussorgsky's overture Night on the Bare Mountain, wh...

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