The latest news from Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes.
|Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes 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.
|Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes 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...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes 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...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes 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...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes 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:
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|Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes 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...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on December 6, 2017 at 2:55 PM|
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of our old conductors, Hugh Crosbie.
We have lots of great memories of Hughie - he was the conductor in our first Scottish Championship win, our first Scottish Open win, and our first Irish Open win, and put us on the road to being the outfit we are today. A true gentleman who will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with his family at this sad time.
|Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on November 8, 2017 at 4:00 PM|
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|Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on November 6, 2017 at 3:45 PM|
CPOF are currently hard at work preparing for their first regional qualifier at the Scottish Concert Band Festival, taking place on 19th November 2017.
We were delighted to have Andrea Kuypers come along to our last rehearsal and undertake a mock adjudication. Andrea provided us with some very useful feedback that we'll take to the qualifier!
Andrea is an accomplished musician, working both as a freelance performer and teacher, and leading flute teaching at Edinburgh Napie...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes on September 12, 2017 at 4:30 PM|
We were delighted to have been invited to Allanton Parish Church on 11th September, where we entertained a fantastic audience, matched only by the quality of the home baking!
Thank you to those who came along and to those who worked hard to organise the event. We hope to be able to join you again soon.
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