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Workshop Leaders

The following WGMA members are some of the experienced leaders who are available to lead workshops around the country.

Ken Baddley: Ken Baddley, Flat 4, 144 Bromham Rd, BEDFORD, MK40 2QW.

    tel 01234 310018 or mob: 07882 676290 OR email
    Experience: Singing and playing West Gallery music since 1992.
    Special Interests: Main interest is non-conformist music of the West Gallery period.
    Activities Offered: Workshop linked to either services or concerts; lectures; concerts with Bedford Gallery Quire.
    Fees/Expenses: Workshops and services are offered on an expenses only basis. Concerts with Bedford Gallery Quire are charged on a sliding scale, depending on nature of event.
    Other Information: Musical Director of Bedford Gallery Quire.

Mike Bailey: 4 Grove Road, Shawford, WINCHESTER, Hants S021 2DD

    tel 01962 7133992 OR email
    Experience: Research and performance since 1977
    Special Interests: Wide
    Activities Offered: Workshops, often leading to services; lectures; editing
    Fees/Expenses: Music at cost, reasonable travel expenses, no fee
    Other Information: Leads 'The Madding Crowd'

Sally Drage: 8 Mallory Court, CONGLETON, Cheshire CW12 4NW.

    tel 01260 270217 OR email
    Experience: Research and performance since 1990, general experience of choirs
    Special Interests: Northern / Midlands music; non-conformist / Anglican practice
    Activities Offered: Lectures; workshops; services
    Fees/Expenses: £0 upwards - very negotiable
    Other Information: Professional musician, specially interested in performance practice

Paul Gailiunas: 25 Hedley Terrace, Gosforth, NEWCASTLE-upon-TYNE NE3 1 DP.

    tel 0191 285 0654 OR email
    Experience: Varied singing styles, mainly in choirs; leading WG and male voice choirs;
    research, generally focused on a specific location, or manuscript.
    Special Interest: Links between US and UK.
    Activities offered: Workshops.
    Fees/Expenses: Expenses if possible.
    Other information: Leads 'Joyful Noise'.

Chris Gardner: 34 New Ridley Road, STOCKSFIELD, Northumberland NE43 7LE.

    tel 01661 598571 OR email
    Experience: Performance and research
    Special Interests: 'Georgian Psalmody' aspect of West Gallery music; northern music
    Activities Offered: Workshops, services
    Fees/Expenses: Expenses, hospitality appreciated if needed
    Other Information: Long experience of conventional church / cathedral music

Edmund Gooch: 6 Caernarvon Close, CHESTERFIELD, Derbys S40 3DY

    tel 01246 274261 OR email
    Experience: Research since 1999, leading local workshops, conducting
    Special Interests: Midlands and North West West Gallery music, composers - Fawcett, Leach etc
    Activities Offered: Workshops, with or without subsequent services or concerts
    Fees/Expenses: Expenses - negotiable
    Other Information: Light 18th century instrumental music associated with psalmody repertoire

Paul Guppy: 5 Albion Mews, De Vitre Street, LANCASTER, LA1 3GE.

    tel 01524 32062 (eve/wkend) OR email
    Experience: Research and performance since 1992
    Special Interests: Music from North West England
    Activities Offered: Workshops
    Fees/Expenses: Expenses and negotiable fee
    Other Information: Leads 'Gladly Solemn Sound'

Chris Gutteridge: 54 Foxes Meadow, Castle Acre, KINGS LYNN, Norfolk PE32 2AS.

    tel 01760-755993 OR email
    Experience: WGMA member since 1998
    Special Interests: Norfolk music
    Activities Offered: Workshops
    Fees/Expenses: Negotiable
    Other Information: Leads 'Norfolk Gallery Quire'

Edwin and Sheila Macadam offer individual or combined workshops:
Edwin Macadam: 30 Eynsham Road, Botley, OXFORD OX2 9BP

    tel 01865 865773 OR email
    Experience: Research and performance since 1992
    Special Interests: Music from Central England and Sussex
    Activities Offered: Workshops, services, community events
    Fees/Expenses: Expenses only, music provided at cost, negotiable fees where Immanuel's Ground are included
    Other Information: leads 'Immanuel's Ground' (Warwick), co-founder 'Sussex Harmony'. Editorial revision and setting of WGMA psalter, Praise & Glory, Oxford, 2000

Sheila Macadam: 30 Eynsham Road, Botley, OXFORD OX2 9BP

    tel 01865 865773 OR email
    Experience: Research, performance and recordings since 1993
    Special Interests: Exchange of English and American psalmody
    Activities Offered: Illustrated lectures and workshops
    Fees/Expenses: Expenses only, music provided at cost
    Other Information: Extensive experience of New England psalmody. Editorial revision and biographical research for WGMA psalter, Praise & Glory, Oxford, 2000

Francis Roads: 61 Malmesbury Road, South Woodford, LONDON E18 2NL

    tel 020 8505 4381 OR email
    Experience: Research and performance since 1995
    Special Interests: Manx music; editing; West Gallery Music for non-specialist choirs
    Activities Offered: Lectures, workshops, services, concerts
    Fees/Expenses: Expenses, fee where appropriate
    Other Information: Leads 'London Gallery Quire'

Jean Seymour: 166 Tottington Road, BURY, Lancs BL8 1RU

    tel 0161 761 1544 OR email
    Experience: Research and performance since 1990
    Special Interests: Baptist chapel music in 'Larks of Dean' manuscript collection, Rossendale, Lancs
    Activities Offered: Participatory workshops on music from 'Larks of Dean' collection; lecture recitals with Larks of Dean Quire
    Fees/Expenses: Reasonable out of pocket expenses; music provided at cost.
    Fee: Negotiable if Larks of Dean Quire involved.
    Other Information: Leads 'Larks of Dean Quire'

Rollo Woods: 39 Bay Crescent, SWANAGE, Dorset BH19 1RB

    tel 01929 422789 OR email
    Experience: Research since 1972, performance since 1975
    Special Interests: Wide
    Activities Offered: Illustrated lectures, workshops with Purbeck Village Quire
    Fees/Expenses: Expenses for lectures or workshops are negotiable with Purbeck Village Quire
    Other Information: Works with 'Purbeck Village Quire'


 

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