Devon Baroque

February 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

Devon Baroque has established a strong reputation as the principal orchestra in the South West specialising in baroque and early classical music, played on period instruments and in appropriate style. The orchestra’s repertoire ranges from Biber to Bach and Boyce with performances in cathedrals, churches, concert halls and small, private venues. It has worked with international soloists such as Emma Kirkby, Michael Chance and Sebastian Comberti and helps to promote young musicians at the start of their careers. In addition to performing from its large repertoire of instrumental music, Devon Baroque collaborates with vocal ensembles and choirs. The size and composition of the orchestra reflects the demands of the repertoire, from a small chamber ensemble to a larger orchestra with wind players.

Devon Baroque promotes understanding of and engagement and active involvement in the world of Baroque music through its education programme, including workshops on Baroque playing style and composer ‘Experience’ weekends at Dartington Hall.

Website: http://www.devonbaroque.co.uk
Contact: Angus Gordon, Chairman
Address: Tiverton Castle, Park Hill, Tiverton EX16 6RP
Telephone: 01884 253200
Email: angus@devonbaroque.co.uk
Location: Devon, including concerts in Exeter

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Moore, Brian

September 17, 2010 § Leave a comment

Trumpeter, musical director and teacher offering tuition on trumpets in B-flat, C, D, Eb, piccolo F/G, A/B-flat, orchestral F, baroque trumpet and slide trumpet.

Website: http://www.exetermusic.talktalk.net/brianmoore.html
Contact: Brian Moore
Telephone: 01392 875283 M: 07913 554854
Email: brian.moore@orange.net
Location: Exeter

Gordon, Stephen

September 10, 2010 § Leave a comment

Stephen Gordon is one of the most active and diverse guitarists working in the UK today. His activities encompass guitar performance and teaching, conducting and coaching guitar ensembles, orchestral and choral conducting, music publishing and Arch Lute continuo work. In 1994 Stephen founded ESG Music to publish Stephen’s guitar ensemble arrangements of orchestral music. This has now developed into a substantial catalogue of music, used by guitar ensembles worldwide with arrangements ranging from Mozart for guitar trio to complete baroque concertos for 10 guitars.

Website: http://www.esgmusic.com
Contact: Stephen Gordon
Telephone: 01392 254097
Address: 13 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HF
Email: stevegordon@esgmusic.com
Location: Exeter

West Barok

August 20, 2010 § Leave a comment

West Barok is a group of singers and players from the South West of England eager to explore and bring to audiences music of the baroque period. Played on period instruments, their repertoire is varied with music ranging from Bach to Zelenka – well known and rarely heard.

Website: http://www.westbarok.org.uk
Contact: Alison Burnett
Telephone: 01395 272401
Address: 3 Gulliford Cottages, Lympstone, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 5AQ
Email: alison@westbarok.org.uk
Location: Exmouth

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