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Fantastic THAMES Celebration concert last night! Great to see so many groups of young musicians from across Tower Hamlets including Drum Works And the Tower Hamlets Youth Orchestra. Well done to all the tutors and musicians!

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Fundraising successes!

THAMES friends (Tf) have been collaborating with a number of partners to raise funds during 2014/15. The Canary Wharf Group continue to support us. They donated £1,000 in December 2014. More recently THAMES friends Trustees submitted another application for funding … 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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VIP visit: Nicola Benedetti

One of the SMC violinists, Amelia Jones, sent us her report of the recent visit by Nicola Benedetti: “In the morning, we were all gathered in the hall awaiting her entrance. When she finally appeared, she was greeted with loud applause. … Continue reading

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From the Last Night to Saturday Morning

Students and staff were privileged to welcome celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti to the first SMC of the term. Fresh from playing at the Last Night of the Proms, Nicola was able to able to fit a morning at the SMC into … Continue reading

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And they’re off…

… for another term of marvellous music making! This Saturday, SMC started again for the autumn term. It’s going to be a great term for the ensembles and orchestras of the SMC, and we’re all looking forward to a great … Continue reading

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Music in Shoreditch

On 12 July, St Leonards Church in Shoreditch once again played host to some of Tower Hamlets’ excellent young musicians. This time it was the turn of two groups – the Tower Hamlets Awards Orchestra and the Tower Hamlets Youth … Continue reading

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