Concerts across Manchester Hospitals

John Lancaster photo

Photo: John Lancaster on sitar at RMCH

The Autumn Concerts Series continues with spotlights on staff talent at the hospitals as well as featuring resident artists and guests from our Music for Health Training Programme at the RNCM. We’ll also be updating on our Youth Music funded work at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital very soon so stay tuned!

REH – Royal Eye Hospital, SMH – St Mary’s Hospital, RMCH – Royal Manchester. Children’s Hospital

13th November 12.30pm – Staff Talent – Andrew Kelly a lab technician from Genetics SM playing beautiful Flute music – REH atrium

13th November 1.30pm Resident musicians Stringboxes (Kora, voice and double bass) perform a unique mix of West African, gypsy, pop and jazz music to both sooth and enliven – SMH atrium

14th November 11am – Featuring Ruth Segaud (Lime Medical Notes Mentor) on violin, the amazing Dotted Crotchets String Trio play a lively and uplifting selection of popular and classical arrangements – RMCH atrium

14th November 12.30pm – Staff Talent – Julian Harris research nurse, CCRF playing acoustic guitar – REH atrium

18th November 12.30pm – Tom Sherman (saxophone/guitar), Ruth Spargo (cello) and Cecily Smith (cello) are all Supervisors on the Medical Notes project at RMCH and will play a selection of different music that they use on the wards with children, their families and staff – REH atrium

19th November 12.30pm – Heart Strings consists of three RNCM friends who have a shared interest in improvisation and creative music making. The trio enjoy playing a wide variety of music, including the favourite classics, gentle jazz, and some well-known show tunes. Much of this repertoire has been self-arranged. The girls played in the atrium spaces of St Mary’s Maternity Hospital and RMCH in 2012, and since then they have been keen participants with LIME Music for Health, and enjoy making music both in the public spaces of the hospital and on the wards – REH atrium

More soon!


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