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Posted Tuesday, July 20, 2010
This year's 'end-of-year' Loosely Woven concert takes its name from the fabulous Bruce Watson song which reminds us that "for every act of terror, there's a thousand acts of kindness!".
Also included is John McCutcheon's powerful ballad 'Christmas in the trenches' which tells the story of the 1914 Christmas Truce between the British and German lines on the Western Front. The rest of the concert will be the usual eclectic Loosely Woven mix ranging from 'The Holy City' to 'Da Doo Ron Ron', from Rogers & Hart's classic 'Blue Moon' to Buddy Holly's 'Rave On'!
There are 27 of us performing this time with an instrumental line-up that includes: harp, flute, clarinets, saxophones, violins, cello, guitar, piano, concertina, accordion, keyboard and percussion.
See the 'Balance' web site for details of the program.
All Loosely Woven concerts are performed acoustically - no PA!
There will be seven public performances including three performances in Humph Hall:
St Andrews Uniting Church, Sth Turramurra
7pm, Friday 3rd December
Chisholm & Vernon Streets,
Avalon Baptist Peace Church
4pm, Sun 5th December
2 George Street, Avalon
(for Amnesty International)
Eastwood Uniting Church
7pm, Friday 10th December
16 Lakeside Road, Eastwood
St Davids Uniting Church, Dee Why
6.30pm, Saturday 11th December
St Davids Ave (next to the police station)
Humph Hall, Allambie Heights
7pm, Friday 17th December *
2pm, Saturday 18th December
2pm, Sunday 19th December
85 Allambie Road
* All of the concerts are free with the exception of the Friday 17th December performance at Humph Hall which is a special fundraiser organised by Sailability to help fund Alyse Saxby's bid to represent Australia in the Athens Special Olympics World Games June 2011 - $25 donation requested.
The Humph Hall performance on Sat 18th December will be recorded and videod and made into a DVD.
Formerly the Allambie Heights Uniting Church, Humph Hall is now the private residence of Gial Leslie and Wayne Richmond.
(02) 9939 8802