Month: August 2019

Musician and Guinness World Record Flautist

Where Is Your Go To Place?

We all need somewhere special that is our ‘go to place’, whether that is a holiday destination, a place closer to home or for some a place in their mind that makes them feel safe.  For me, my ‘go to place’ is where I recharge my batteries, gain inspiration and dream of a possible future. …
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The Greatest Show on Earth?

I have loved musicals since I was a child and went with my mum to see local amateur theatre groups putting on shows.  These days I am often at my happiest sitting in the pit for a show, rather than in the audience.  I love nothing more than listening to the performance, often taking place…
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Keep it Live!!

It has been a busy week in our house ……… or rather, we have been out and about quite a lot, exploring music in its many guises. I read an interesting fact on twitter this week. One t-shirt purchased from a merchandise stand at a gig is the equivalent of 5000 streams on Spotify.  76%…
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Guinness World Record? Again? Are you MAD!!!!!!!!

This weekend marks 2 years since I became the Guinness World Record Holder of the Longest Flute Marathon (by an individual).  I have to be totally honest and say that there are times when I hardly believe it myself. Not that it has been 2 years, but that I did it at all…………. for a…
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‘I Hate Classical Music!!’

This is a statement I hear so often, but is it true? I am very fortunate.  I was brought up in a household where classical music was played.  I have vague memories of the Brandenburg Concertos by Bach being played at home, on the old record player.  One of our neighbours played the 1812 Overture…
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