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Harmony, both close and global…

A little update on the choir that I sing with. They’re a fine bunch of folk! This year will be my 8th Christmas concert with Global Harmony in Melton. The Christmas concert in St Mary’s Melton is always a treat for the senses and we hope this year will be similarly so. Visit the GH website to […]

Global Harmony and Close Harmony

This page contains a few impromptu recordings of Close Harmony Close Harmony are singing group from Melton Mowbray, attached to the large a capella community choir Global Harmony. We’re currently made up of a dozen singers led by the ever-encouraging MD Liz. Recent recordings from an event at Melton Library can be heard here: Melton Library An […]

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Global Harmony & the Rutland Ospreys

Time flies! …as do ospreys! A few weeks ago now we (Global Harmony) had a fantastic evening with the Rutland Osprey Team at the concert A Musical Migration and here’s 2 clips from the evening. #keepsinging A song from France (The ospreys fly over France) an arrangement of a French song “Tourdion” And if you’re […]

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Close Harmony at Stathern – (WI Cakes, yum!)

Close Harmony – released on an unsuspecting audience yet again! A concert for the collective Belvoir Group Women’s Institutes at Stathern Village Hall. Close Harmony are singing group from Melton Mowbray, attached to the large a capella community choir Global Harmony.  We’re currently made up of a dozen singers led by the ever-encouraging MD Liz. Tonight’s songs: Cancion Mixteca, Shen Har Venahi, Make […]

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Rutland Ospreys and Global Harmony

Global Harmony joins Rutland Water Osprey Team for a very special concert. Saturday March 23rd 7.30 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Oakham School A very special evening of audio-visual presentations by the Osprey Tea and songs from the choir tracing the migration path of the Osprey. Not to be missed! All proceeds to the Osprey Fund. […]

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Close Harmony…

A privilege today to be asked to sing at a wedding – such a special occasion for all involved. Close Harmony, are a singing group from Melton Mowbray, attached to the large a capella community choir Global Harmony. We are currently made up of a dozen singers led by the ever-encouraging MD Liz. Three songs from today: […]

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Your kaleidoscope

Walking to Tesco recently the energy of people that passed by was tangible, almost sparking…

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kind words

“We all care about you, we will keep caring until and beyond, [when] you are strong enough to care for and about yourself…” kind words… I like to make a note of stuff that sparks my synapses, and here is where I occasionally share my rough thoughts. I was cycling home the other day and […]

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…and heaven and nature sing…

So Christmas time approaches. Yes, every year it starts earlier, and the bling dong merrily starts in November. We did put up and decorate our tree early in December, to coincide with the annual Dance Show which A&P partake in (We just watched the DVD, v. proud of them all! Well done Q**), but to […]

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Tempo rubato…

As the season of maniacal merriment mechanically approaches… breathe. I am torn between contemplation and mere acceptance. Alas, it’s my nature to question and cogitate while the rest of the world seems to just get on with stuff. Outside the window, there was no music…   As winter bites, sometimes it feels (and feeling is […]