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An Interview with Alina Pogostkina: founder of Mindful Music Making

By Emma Baird Violinist Alina Pogostkina has already had an international solo career spanning over three decades. A child prodigy who began to perform on stage from the age of five, Alina subsequently won first prize at the 1997 International Louis Spohr Competition and the 2005 International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, establishing herself at the…

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And the Crowd Goes Wild

By Chris Vettraino Match Result  RAM FC 6 – 2 RNCM Football Scorers (assisted by) Timur Dzhafarov (Chris Vettraino) Gerard Flotats Ari Olafsson (Gerard Flotats) Will Thomas (Ari Olafsson) Will Thomas (Gerard Flotats) Ari Olafsson (Marcus Dawson) Lineup GK – Fergus McCready RB – Will Parker  CB – Charlie Howells CB – Alec Ross LB…

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The Start of a New Era

By Chris Vettraino Match Result  Trinity Laban 2 – 3 RAM FC Scorers Chris Vettraino  Max Jones-Lachmann (pen) Sheku Kanneh-Mason (pen) Lineup GK – Fergus McCready RB – George Strivens  CB – Tom Fesmer CB – Jamie Howe LB – Alec Ross CDM – Chris Vettraino (c) RM – Tom Leighton-Jones LM – Alex Papp…

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Viola for Sale

A 16 and ¼ inches‘Stefano Conia’ Violadated 1973 – a beautifulinstrument in perfectcondition, that has hadonly one previous owner. Looking for offers inregion of £6000. If interested, pleasecontact Maureen Parry atmaureen.parry@btinternet.com Also a Viola bow by J Finkel,looking for offers around£1000.

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A Night in the Life

As lectures across London universities wrap up for 6pm, a small group of students make their way to an undisclosed location to spend the night. Switching on the computers and opening the phone lines, they settle in for their shifts as London Nightline volunteers.   London Nightline is a student-run anonymous listening and information service,…

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