The Arts Society Fylde Monthly Lecture – March 2022
Showing on Wednesday 02nd March 2022 @ 2:00PM
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Music in Art
Wednesday 2 March 2022 at 2.00 pm
This is Sophie Matthews’s first visit to The Arts Society Fylde. Sophie is a musician well-known for her prowess on the English border bagpipes and has become one of the foremost players of the instrument in the UK. She also plays a variety of early woodwind instruments such as shawm, rauschpfeife, crumhorm and recorder. She’s also one of a handful of British players of the baroque musette, an 18th century French bagpipe similar to the Northumbrian smallpipes.
When not touring with GreenMatthews, Sophie also makes instruments (she made her own baroque oboe) and works with respected luthier Tony Millyard on his flutes. Sophie is self-taught on all of her instruments.
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