Winter spice at Wesley

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IN AN unusual combination, trumpeter Julie Watson joins pianist Rose Holcombe in a Wednesday Lunchtime Live concert of mellifluous music at Wesley Music Centre.

Julie Watson, photo Peter Hislop
Julie Watson, photo Peter Hislop

Watson is a freelance trumpeter with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Canberra Wind Orchestra, Coro Chamber Music and the Canberra Choral Society.

Rose Holcombe
Rose Holcombe

She holds a Bachelor of Music from the ANU School of Music and a Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Management from the University of Canberra. A former Trumpet Scholar at Wesley Uniting Church (2000 – 2002), she also performs at St Christopher’s Cathedral and is trumpet section leader with the Canberra City Band.

Holcombe is a Canberra piano teacher, accompanist and performer. In 2002 she completed a Bachelor of Music and a Graduate Diploma in Piano Performance at the ANU School of Music. Since then she has taught piano from her own studio and at various primary schools in Canberra. She accompanies several choirs (St Clare’s Chorale, Sing Australia, and the Australian Rugby Choir), instrumentalists and singers in recitals, eisteddfods and exams, and soloists such as soprano Louise Page.

Together they will perform works by Mendelssohn, Marcello, Mills & more.

“Winter Spice”, Wednesday Lunchtime Live Concert, at Wesley Music Centre, 20 National Circuit, Forrest, June 29, 12.40 – 1.20pm, $5 or donation. No bookings required. Tickets at the door.

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