SINCE LOCKDOWN ENDED, I HAVE MOSTLY BEEN...

Playing organ, piano or accordion at funerals, weddings and services, including at Canford Cliffs (Poole),St John the Baptist (Chippenham) Parley Manor (Christchurch), Hope Farm (Bridport), St Mary (Iwerne Minster), St Luke (Pamphill), St Mary (Shroton)

Recording at Room With A View studio

Keyboardising for band gigs, including at Canvas (Bournemouth), Hales Hall (Norfolk), Lee-on-the-Solent Golf Club, Burley Manor (Ringwood), Beaulieu, Wherwell Priory, The Clock Barn (Whitchurch), Pack Monday Fair (Sherborne), Hamworthy Labour Club (Poole), Hyde Farm (Romsey), Summer Soul (Ringwood), Farleigh Motocross (Somerset), Rockstar Bandaoke, Aruba (Bournemouth)

Teaching thirty students piano, other keyboards, guitar and theory

Running Blandford Ukulele Group

Running Blandford Theory Club

Accompanying singers at solo recitals

Accompanying choirs and theatre show rehearsals around Dorset

Taking requests on piano at birthday parties and the finest public houses

Directing theatre show rehearsals

Getting to grips with Ableton Live, Mainstage, analogue synths and vocal arranging

Rehearsing a new banjo and vocal folky pop band

Volunteering for various charities

Writing vocal arrangements and creating backing tracks for theatre shows

Busking on accordion in various towns

 

Attending various CPD sessions including with Trinity and Dorset Music Hub

Practising!

Image by Alexander Shatov