Blowzone

The Community Wind Band for Tavistock, Devon






Organisations that have kindly supported Blowzone

  • The Lions Club of Tavistock
  • West Devon Borough Council
  • Flute Cocktail

Organisations that Blowzone has supported

  • Tavistock and District Chamber of Commerce (Dickensian Evening)
  • Tavistock Music and Arts Festival (Artists' Market)
  • Tavistock Muscular Dystrophy Group
  • Shigamba Schools in the Tabora Region of Tanzania, Africa
  • Tavistock Youth Cafe Project
  • Prostate Cancer Relief Fund (HMS Drake)
  • RSPCA

Links

Blowzone is on Facebook. You don't need to have a Facebook account to view this, just follow the link. All the photos of our past performances are there.

Musicteachers.co.uk 
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Sterts Theatre is a unique focal point in the West Country, blending creative arts with the natural landscape surrounding us. Sterts has an open air theatre with an all weather canopy cover and timber seating. The Hall Gallery is open all year round. The box office is on site and the bar and bistro opens on performance nights at 6 pm. Sterts Theatre and Arts Centre is situated on the B3254 at Upton Cross, Nr Liskeard, East Cornwall, PL14 5AZ (Tel: 01579 362382/362962).

Jessica Rance is an oboist and bassoonist, and a musical instrument repairer, specialising in the repair of woodwind instruments. Many Blowzone members go to Jessica for servicing, repairs and for trading and upgrading instruments. Jessica trained on a 3-year course at Newark Technical College in the making and repairing of acoustic instruments. Candidates on the course were required to complete all aspects and prove their ability to play the whole range of woodwind instruments to a reasonable standard before gaining recognition as a qualified repairer. The final test for good workmanship was to make an instrument: Jessica made a clarinet from scratch using basic materials. Jessica worked in a music shop in Hitchin for 3 years before setting up independently from her home in Bedfordshire. She is now based at Thornmoor Forge, Thornmoor Cross, Lifton, Devon.

Lucy Annetts is a musical instrument repairer located in Ivybridge, Devon, near Plymouth.  She offers a professional repair service to Woodwind & Brass instruments.  All work is undertaken at the workshop in Ivybridge except large dent repair, plating & laquering.  Lucy attended the City of Leeds Music College gaining a qualification in Musical Instrument Repairs.  After gaining valuable work experience with Boosey & Hawkes at their Edgware Instrument Factory, Lucy worked for Michael White Musical Instruments in Ealing, North London.  LA Music was established in 1990.

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