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Crowd Out Performance

A new piece of music for 1000 people – including members of the THAMES Community Choir. Inspired by the roaring swell of a football match, Pulitzer Prize-winning David Lang’s new work invites you to step in among a chorus of … Continue reading

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THAMES friends AGM

Notice of the THAMES friends Annual General Meeting DATE: Saturday, 28th June 2014 TIME: 09:30 – 10:30 AM VENUE: Paper & Cup St Paul’s Way Centre 83 St Paul’s Way London, E3 4AJ (1 minute walk from SMC) Please attend … Continue reading

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We have been contacted about an exciting summer school opportunity run by Goldsmiths University, that some of the older SMC students might want to take advantage of. The free summer school is open to anyone living in the London Boroughs … Continue reading

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SMC Musicians to perform with the London Symphony Orchestra

Sunday 11 May sees the BMW LSO Open Air Classics concert – an opportunity hear outstanding music performed by the LSO in the open air in the heart of London. For free! The performance will feature music by Prokofiev, and … Continue reading

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Raise money for THAMES friends while you shop!

Did you know that you can raise money to help  THAMES friends support music making, just by doing your online shopping? And it doesn’t cost you a penny! By registering with EasyFundRaising, companies you buy from will donate a small … Continue reading

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All set for another term!

SMC starts again for the Summer term on 3 May – culminating in the Summer Concert on 12 July.

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THAMES friends Annual General Meeting

As parents will be aware, the THAMES friends charity has recently been set up to raise funds and help support the activities of SMC. What you may also know is that parents and carers are members of this charity! As … Continue reading

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Spring Concert

Once again, the audience was treated to a marvellous Spring Concert at the THAMES Saturday Music Centre. The varied programme showcased some of the smaller ensembles, ranging from African drums to jazz, renaissance music to contemporary music, strings, brass, percussion, … Continue reading

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A Night At The Dome!

The Tower Hamlets Youth Orchestra opened an closed a show at the indigo2 venue at the O2 Dome. The performance was part of the Gateway 2 Music concert, which brought together over 300 young musicians for 10 East London burroughs, … Continue reading

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Help THAMES SMC while you shop!

If you don’t know about it already, here’s an easy (and free!) way you can help raise donations for THAMES friends to help support some of the great things that go on at the SMC. EasyFundRaising collects donations from online … Continue reading

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