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November 2015

This is a copy of the advertising poster used for the concert
Time:
22 Nov 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
Oldham Hulme Grammar School, Chamber Road, Oldham OL8 4BX
School website

By car: From the M60: Exit at Junction 22 and join the A62 Manchester Rd (signposted Oldham). Travel for just over a mile and turn right into Chamber Road. Proceed uphill for a further mile, cross Frederick Street (B6192) and the schools' main buildings are immediately on the right.

From the A627(M): Leave the motorway by the slip road signed Oldham at the roundabout take the second exit on to Chadderton Way A627. Remain on the A627 across the next roundabout to the following intersection and leave by the slip road. At the roundabout turn right to join the A62 Manchester Street. Travel for approximately half a mile and turn left into Frederick Street (B6192). Travel for a further half a mile and turn left into Chamber Road. The schools' main buildings are immediately on the right.

Parking is available at the school.

By bus: The school is served by the following bus routes: (pdf timetables linked)

Conductor:
Richard Waldock

Soloists

Kenneth Heeks

This evening's soloist studied with George Whitwell in Birmingham and with George Fuest (now principal clarinet of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra) at the Birmingham School of Music.

Kenneth has been principal of the Midland Youth Orchestra and both the Leicester and Aylesbury Symphony Orchestras. At present he is principal clarinet of the Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra with whom he has appeared as a soloist playing the Finzi clarinet concerto. Kenneth is also chairman of the West Pennine Music Festival.

Programme

George Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad

Gerald Finzi: Clarinet Concerto

Ralph Vaughan Williams: London Symphony

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