morecambe Bay Piano Group

Overview

Date Submitted: 30-10-2021 12:11PM

Last Updated: 30-10-2021 12:11PM

Start Date: 10-12-2022 01:00PM

End Date: 10-12-2022 03:29PM

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Contact Information

Contact Name: Chris.

Email: morecambebaypiano@btinternet.com

Description

The Morecambe Bay Piano Group was set up to extend the reach of such groups into north Lancashire and Cumbria and to build on the success of the Clitheroe Piano Meetup. It gives pianists of all ages and abilities an opportunity to develop their performance skills and to present their chosen pieces which can come from absolutely any genre of the piano repertoire. It provides opportunities to build new friendships with like minded people. Children, teenagers and adult learners attend and are able to practice their exam pieces on a good grand piano in the presence of a supportive audience. Experienced pianists are also members of the group. Young people under the age of 18 need to be accompanied by an adult.
There is opportunity to verbally share our experiences during the afternoon break for drinks and biscuits.

There is no admission charge but members are requested to leave a small donation to enable us to pay the hall rental.
Meetings occur at six to seven week intervals.

Admission/Ticket Details

There is no admission charge but members are requested to leave a small donation to enable us to pay the hall rental.

Location

Location: 131 Balmoral Road Morecambe LA3 1HJ

Venue Name: The Salvation Army Morecambe

Upcoming Dates

10-12-2022 01:00PM - 10-12-2022 03:29PM

14-01-2023 01:00PM - 14-01-2023 03:29PM

11-02-2023 01:00PM - 11-02-2023 03:29PM

11-03-2023 01:00PM - 11-03-2023 03:29PM

08-04-2023 01:00PM - 08-04-2023 03:29PM

13-05-2023 01:00PM - 13-05-2023 03:29PM

10-06-2023 01:00PM - 10-06-2023 03:29PM

08-07-2023 01:00PM - 08-07-2023 03:29PM

12-08-2023 01:00PM - 12-08-2023 03:29PM

09-09-2023 01:00PM - 09-09-2023 03:29PM

14-10-2023 01:00PM - 14-10-2023 03:29PM

11-11-2023 01:00PM - 11-11-2023 03:29PM

09-12-2023 01:00PM - 09-12-2023 03:29PM

13-01-2024 01:00PM - 13-01-2024 03:29PM

10-02-2024 01:00PM - 10-02-2024 03:29PM

09-03-2024 01:00PM - 09-03-2024 03:29PM

13-04-2024 01:00PM - 13-04-2024 03:29PM

11-05-2024 01:00PM - 11-05-2024 03:29PM

08-06-2024 01:00PM - 08-06-2024 03:29PM

13-07-2024 01:00PM - 13-07-2024 03:29PM

Past Dates

11-12-2021 01:00PM - 11-12-2021 01:00PM

08-01-2022 01:00PM - 08-01-2022 01:00PM

12-02-2022 01:00PM - 12-02-2022 01:00PM

12-03-2022 01:00PM - 12-03-2022 01:00PM

09-04-2022 01:00PM - 09-04-2022 01:00PM

14-05-2022 01:00PM - 14-05-2022 01:00PM

11-06-2022 01:00PM - 11-06-2022 01:00PM

09-07-2022 01:00PM - 09-07-2022 01:00PM

13-08-2022 01:00PM - 13-08-2022 01:00PM

10-09-2022 01:00PM - 10-09-2022 01:00PM

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Did You Know Piano Facts

1730
The firm of Kirkman piano makers was founded in 1730, according to the Pierce Piano Atlas. However, Kirkman inherited the business from Tabel's wife, whom he married one month after Tabel's death. Tabel was a harpsichord maker who trained with Ruckers. He came to London in 1680 and set up making harpsichords. Abraham Kirkman, who was born in 1710 inBischweiler near Strasbourg, came to work for Tabel. In 1742 hemoved to Great Pulteney Street. These are some later dates and locations for him:
(1817) (Grand Pianoforte Maker to Her Majesty and H.R.H. The PrinceRegent)
(1818-1832) (Grand Pianoforte Maker to His Majesty) 19 Broad Street,Golden Square
(1822-1896) Kirkman, Joseph (Junior) 67 Frith Street, Soho
(1831) 3 Soho Square
(1846) 9 Dean Street
(1848) DuLour's Place, Golden Square
(1864) 21 Broad Street, Golden Square
(1894) 12A George Street, Hanover Square
They had associates with Collard who were based at 50 Bond Street,London, the same as Chappell. There is a fine example of a Kirkmanharpsichord at the Colt Clavier private collection. In 1896Georgiana Kirkman sold the business to Collard's at cost.