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July’s Sound of Music with Simon Markland of Thame Music Academy…

Thame Music Academy

Welcome to our July Sound of Music feature. Here you will find information on local musical events, upcoming concerts and where to find the best music tuition in the area. 

*BRAND NEW COURSES* Thame Music Academy is now offering a variety of groups and courses which you can get involved in, these include; TMA Voices – A brand new Pop and Musical Theatre Choir which will take place on Monday evenings from 7-8:30pm,  TMA Music Theory Course – A 10 week course designed to provide a well-rounded view of how music works, this will take place on Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm starting 20th July and TMA Flute Choir and Recorder Group – A fantastic opportunity to join in with other woodwind enthusiasts whether children or adults, this will take place on Thursday evenings. For further information on all of the above please contact us!

Thame has a variety of fantastic opportunities for budding musicians who wish to join together with other like-minded people. From bands to choirs to bell ringing!

Towersey Bell Ringers St. Catherine’s Towersey is a member of the Oxfordshire Diocesan Guild of Bellringers, South Oxon Branch. They are one of only a handful of 4 bell towers in the UK. They currently practise every Wednesday evening and meet in the tower at 7:30pm. This is open to anyone would like to come along and see what church bell ringing is about and there is often the chance to have a go yourself if you would like!

Thame Choral Society Singing should be fun! That’s the principle of Thame Choral Society, a group of 30 to 40 mixed-voice singers who perform a wide range of choral music from renaissance and baroque to

the present day. Formed in 1960 by Geoffrey Chaplin, then headmaster of the newly-opened Wenman School, it is Thame’s longest running-choral group. The non – audition choir is welcoming and friendly and invites anyone wishing to find out more to come to one of their Wednesday evening rehearsals in Haddenham.

Upcoming Music Events

Thame (and the surrounding areas) hosts a wide variety of local musical events which everyone is welcome to come along to:

Chinnor Beer Festival, is a long running event which takes place on Saturday 27th August from 12pm onwards. There will be a fantastic array of beers to try along with a brilliant line-up of live music! For further information please visit: www.chinnorbeerfest.org.uk 

Do you love live music? Thame offers some wonderful open mic events every month, these include:

‘Friday At The Fish’ (Every second Friday at The Old Fisherman, Shabbington) ‘Sunday Afternoon At The Swan’ (Every third Sunday at The Swan Hotel, Thame). For further info please contact: info@thamemusicacademy.com.

Towersey Open Mic is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your talents in a welcoming atmosphere. The open mic takes place on the last Thursday of every month at The Three Horseshoes, Towersey. For further information please call: 01855 212322

Brought to you by – Thame Music Academy

E-mail: info@thamemusicacademy.com

Tel: 07743 032292

Web page: www.thamemusicacademy.com 

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