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Windblowers in the Community

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Blackwood Clarinet Choir

Blackwood Clarinet Choir - Concert in Plumtree June 2018

Local group Blackwood Clarinet Choir have a concert in the beautiful Plumtree Church on Saturday June 9th 2018 at 7:30pm. read more

NSW new Patron - Martin Ellerby

Nottingham Symphonic Winds - New Patron!

Nottingham Symphonic Winds are delighted to announce that they have a new Patron! Following the sad news that Ernest Tomlinson MBE died earlier in 2015, NSW are ple... read more

An Evening of Light Entertainment with NSWO

The audience were treated to a heart-warming programme of light music on the evening of Sunday 15th June at Saint Margaret’s Church, Aspley. This was delivered b... read more

A concert review for Nottingham Wind Ensemble - 9th March 2013

Dear Windblowers I am pleased to say that my family and I were part of a very appreciative audience on Saturday night for the Nottingham Wind Ensemble's performa... read more

Nottingham Symphonic Winds celebrates 25th Anniversary!

Nottingham Symphonic Winds (NSW) is to celebrate its Silver Jubilee later this year with a Celebration concert in November. The concert will feature both the membe... read more

NSWO - Concert for ORBS Sunday 10th October 2010 - Nottingham Evening Post Review

JUST imagine for a moment a huge pink collecting bucket as big as the Albert Hall emblazoned with the letters ORBS, the logo of Onco-Plastic Reconstructive Breast S... read more

Concert Report: Equinox, Christian Forshaw and Natalie Clifton-Griffith (March 15, 2010)

St Giles' Church in West Bridgford played host to a spectacular evening of saxophone music on Saturday 13th March 2010. Equinox Saxophone Ensemble, under the ... read more

NSW Celebrate Silver Jubilee in Style! (17th November 2012)

Bands raised the roof in finale. Nottingham Symphonic Winds Albert Hall William Ruff The Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra joined forces with their sister b... read more

Carlton Central Infant & Junior School and Margaret with the Flageolets.
Photo - D Oldershaw

Windblowers and Generation Music Ltd support local music makers!

Nottingham Music Shop, Windblowers of Derby Road, in conjunction with Generation Music Ltd have donated 150 flageolets to local school children in Carlton. The scho... read more

Photo D Oldershaw

Nottingham Wind Ensemble - End of Year Concert report

Concert report: Nottingham Wind Ensemble at Bunny (July 04, 2009) In honour of Independence Day, NWE gave an American themed concert at St. Mary’s Church in Bunn... read more

Keiron Anderson conducts Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra on 3rd November 2007 at the Albert Hall, Nottingham. Photo PT Graphics

NSW are critics' choice for 2007 (December 21, 2007)

bestof2007 Nottingham Symphonic Winds' Twenty Year Anniversary concert at the Albert Hall on 3rd November 2007 proved to be a memorable event not only for players ... read more

Long Service Award

Nottingham Symphonic Winds 20th Anniversary Concert

The 20th anniversary concert at the Nottingham Albert Hall was a great success. A very large audience appreciated a superb evening of music by NSWO with conductor K... read more

L-R  David Oldershaw, Margaret Frogson and 
Jon Wakefield of Making Music

Margaret receives her award

The Making Music Lady Hilary Groves prize for 2006 was awarded to Margaret Frogson of Nottingham Symphonic Winds. Margaret was presented with her award by Jon Wake... read more

Margaret Frogson (centre) pictured here with Gill Henshaw (leader) and Keiron Anderson (conductor), NSWO.  (Photo PT Graphics)

Margaret's outstanding contribution to music in the community

Nottingham’s Margaret Frogson has been awarded the Lady Hilary Groves prize by the Making Music, the national federation of music societies. This prestigious pri... read more

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