Information: Concert Sat 24th November



St Monica Trust

Cote Lane,


Bristol BS9 3UN

There is car parking available in a couple of small car parks and on the access roads once you have turned into the complex.


Setting up: 1.30pm

Please can we have plenty of help to sort out chairs stands etc. and bring all the percussion instruments into the hall. 


Rehearsal: 2.00pm

Sat down and ready to play at 2.00pm; we will be finished by 4.30pm and there will be a break.

If you intend to stay until the concert, don't forget a packed tea.


Music Stands:

If you have a black or silver stand, that would be preferred. If you have a spare black or silver stand, please could you bring it along to lend anyone without.

The lighting at St Monica's not brilliant , so if you have them, bring music stand lights.

Concert Dress

Ladies: Floor length black dress/skirt/trousers, black top, black tights/shoes.
Gents: Black DJ and tie, black shoes/socks, white shirt.

If it is too warm, agreement will be given for gents to remove jackets.

Concert: 7.30pm

Please don't sit down more than 5 minutes before unless you have specific things to sort avoids embarrassing silences!


There will be refreshments at the interval provided by the excellent Roger and his helpers.



1st Half (John):

  • A Cypress Prelude (Lowry)....Something new
  • March Ecossaise (Debussy)
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 D Minor (Mendelssohn).....Something Old

2nd Half (Graham):

  • Symphony No 8 (Schubert)
  • Gymnopedies by Satie. Orchestrated by Debussy....Something borrowed (by Debussy-tenuous!)
  • An American in Paris (Gershwin).....Something blue.

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