With spring finally pushing through the last remnants of winter, St Paul’s Church in Honiton is set to play host to a Spring Violin Recital on Wednesday 19th March at 7.30pm.
The event, sponsored by Gilbert Stephens Solicitors, will feature Devon violinist Marie Langrishe. Marie is 19 and lives near Honiton. She started learning the violin aged 7, and continued musical studies whilst studying at Maynard School in Exeter, where she led both the school orchestras and the school quartet for a number of years.
During this time she gained Distinction in her grade 8 violin, played with the Devon County Youth Orchestra and was a member of Pro Corda, the National School for Young Chamber Music Players. Marie has also studied at the Royal College of Music under Yossi Zivoni. Amongst Marie's public concerts have been Budleigh Salterton Festival, Ten Tors Orchestra Chamber Ensemble and the European Union Chamber Orchestra.
Marie will be accompanied on piano by Jonathan Watts, Artistic Director of Devon Baroque. They will be performing After the Tryst by James MacMillan, Three Pieces from the Suite op. 6 by Benjamin Britten and the Violin Sonata in E Minor op. 82 by Edward Elgar.
Tickets cost £5 each and are available on the door or by calling 01404 47801. All proceeds will go to FORCE Cancer Charity to help support their new outreach services. www.forcecancercharity.co.uk