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June 10, 2019

Musical Miscellany – a lovely evening for Oxfordshire Association for the Blind

Building on the success of Musical Memories in Warborough which raised money for Alzheimers Research, we held another concert on 8th June at St Michael and All Angels church to raise funds for our President’s Charity, Oxfordshire Association for the Blind.

Many friends and Club members gave freely of their time, talents and energy to produce another successful concert. The performers ranged in age from 3 years to 80 years! They included St Michael’s Choristers directed by Alice Stainer, Oxford Harmony (male barbershop), Rtn.
Philip Livings & Stephen Allen who sang Bizet’s Pearl Fishers duet, accompanied by Sally Rumsey, Alice Stainer who sang some folk songs and also demonstrated her skills in Scottish dancing, the Close Knit Band, Rtn Ann Livings who sang a Shakespeare song set to music by Madeleine Dring, Rtn Steve Axtell who sang a Russian song (Katyusha), Claire Sadler who played the cello accompanied by Duncan Angwin on piano, St Michael’s Church Choir directed by Stephen Allen who sang 3 a capella pieces, Vanessa McNaught who played both violin and viola and Duncan Angwin who also played the organ.

Ann Livings