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The Wivenhoe Encyclopedia

There is a wealth of musical talent in Wivenhoe. This section is devoted to promoting this aspect of Wivenhoe. In it you will find links to pages about people involved in performing or promoting musical activity.

If you are a Wivenhoe resident, are involved in music in some way, and would like your details included in this Section, then please with your details.

Singers      
Coulter's Candy A duet comprising Angela Dennis and Irena   See their page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia - click here
Angie Diggens - D.I.P.M.U.S. Angie is a classical trained, versatile singer and vocal coach. People can hire Angie for private vocal coaching or group vocal workshops, which is ideal for clubs/organisations etc 01206 823032.  Hear voice on www.angiediggens.co.uk   See her page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia - click here
Shane Diggens Shane is an accomplished young singer and performer and can be hired for all events eg Weddings, partys, cabarets etc...   See his page in the Wivenhoe Encylopedia here.
Amanda McStay A singer who specialises in jazz and old favourites   See her page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia - click here
Katy Osborne An accomplished young singer and performer   See her page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia - click here
Musicians      
Tim Whitnell Fine acoustic guitar player, who also composes for TV and other media, and finds time to teach aspiring guitar players.
 
  Click here for his page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia
Joan Gifford Popular folk guitarist with wide repertoire of songs
 
  Click here for more details about Joan
The Cavendish Consort A group of musicians who play Baroque instruments - 21 at the last count. 
  Click here for more details
Fingersmiths Local resident Mike Trim is a founder member  of folk band Fingersmiths, as well as musician, composer and record producer.
  Click here for Mike's page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia and here for his own page
Bands      
carbon 13 Lyn Smith, song-writer, performer and driving force behind "carbon 13" who have performed all over the country including places in London and that well-known venue, The Cavern Club, in Liverpool.  
  Click here for their page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia  
LOaDED

LOaDED are a 4 piece ROCK-FUNK band who've been performing tracks and original material in and around East Anglia for the past 8 years. They play all the well known venues, including local nightclubs, venues in London, parties and shows. 

  Click here for their page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia  
Fingersmiths Folk group. Formed in 2005. Combination of Mike Trim and Jono Potts, with Tim Short on major gigs.    Click here for Mike Trim's page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia and here for Fingersmiths own web site.
the Mined the Mined: original pop-style indie rock with added psychedelia.   Click here for their page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia  
Tea Time Assortment TeaTime Assortment’ are a Wivenhoe acoustic trio with a real assortment of music – from bluesy-jazzy sounds to traditional and contemporary folk, from standard ballads to original material.  

Click here for more information on Folk Club home page. 

 

Music Teachers      
Anna Balcombe Piano teacher. Specialises in teaching young children who are absolute beginners.   See listing in Trade Directory - click here
Melody Courtney  Piano and woodwind teacher   See listing in Trade Directory - click here
Angie Diggens - D.I.P.M.U.S. Angie plays the Piano and Electronic Organ.  Angie can be hired for concerts   See listing in Trade Directory - click here
Nick Elwood Flute, trumpet, cornet, horn, piano and theory   See listing in Trade Directory - click here
Joan Gifford Teaches fingerstyle folk guitar   See listing in Trade Directory - click here and profile in Adult Education Tutors section - click here 
Val Mainwood Teaches piano   See listing in Trade Directory - click here
Lyn Smith Vocal coach and runs songwriting workshops    See listing in Trade Directory - click here
Tim Whitnell Teaches guitar   See listing in Trade Directory - click here for his page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia.
Music Groups      
Wivenhoe Gilbert & Sullivan Society They perform a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta annually in the Wm Loveless Hall 
  Click here for their entry in the list of Wivenhoe Organisations 
Wivenhoe Folk Club  Monthly meetings in the Greyhound with terrific guest artists from the UK, Europe and the US
  Click here for their page in the Wivenhoe Encyclopedia  
Wivenhoe Jazz Club Third Thursday of each month 8:30 to 11pm at the Greyhound   Click here for more information
Music at St Mary's 
and 
St Mary's Singers
Under the Musical Directorship of Graham Wadley, some members of the choir sing regularly at Church Services whilst others enjoy the musical occasions put on by the Choir from time to time.
  Click here for more details 
Voices in Harmony A group which meets regularly to sing Song styles include British & European folk songs, African lullabies to Maori love songs, and from gospel to pop, and in acappella (unaccompanied) harmony.  
 
  Click here for more details
 

Last updated:
05 January 2015

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