Saturday 13 May 2017, 7.30pm
£10 (£8 concessions)
Some of Oxfordshire's finest singers, dancers and musicians come together for a unique, one-off evening of entertainment at the Amey Theatre.
The Tim Whitehead / Pete Oxley Quartet
The Tim Whitehead / Pete Oxley Quartet are, as their name suggests, a quartet of musicians, half of whom are called Tim Whitehead and Pete Oxley. Between them boasting over one hundred year's worth of experience playing, composing and teaching jazz music, it is a rare treat to find a slot in the Quartet's busy schedule for them to come and show us the tricks of their trade.
The Quartet are:
Tim Whitehead: Saxophones
Pete Oxley: Guitars
Raph Mizraki: Bass
Paul Cavaciuti: Drums
The Lin Marsh Singers
We are delighted to welcome the interntationally renowned composer and singing teacher Lin Marsh to lead a Singing for Performance workshop during the day of 13th May.
Participants from the workshop will show off the skills they have learnt from Lin - you're sure to be impressed!
Find out more about Lin by visiting her page on Faber Music.
The Marsh Tompsett School of Dance
Marsh Tompsett School of Dance is an environment where children of all ages and abilities can access high quality training. With an emphasis on originality and creativity, students are encouraged to reach their potential in a fun and friendly atmosphere where dance is taught with energy, enthusiasm and pace.
Thirty students from the school will be demonstrating their skills ahead of their forthcoming dance exams.
You can find out more about the school by visiting their website.
Oxford Drum Troupe
Founded in 1998, Oxford Drum Troupe play vibrant and pulsating rhythms inspired by exotic West Africa sounds and South African improvisational drumming. Oxford Drum Troupe play various African instruments, most commmonly the drum called the "djembe". ODT teach and perform regularly at local events such as local charity events, the Cowley Road Carnival, university balls, Wallingford Bunkfest and Wittfest. We also play for weddings and parties.
Richard Soames is an actor, writer, comedian and improviser. In 2015 he took his debut solo show to The Edinburgh Festival, where it received critical acclaim before transferring to London’s Kings Place Theatre. He also co-wrote and performed in The Foster’s Best Newcomer Award Nominated show The Story Beast which played a sell-out run at The Soho Theatre in January 2016. Richard is one quarter of BBC Radio 4, Chortle-Award nominated sketch group The Beta Males. He also plays Lord Fear in Knightmare Live and in 2016 played Feste in Grassroots London’s production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at The Leicester Square Theatre. Richard is a UK cast member of the award-winning improv show Monkey Toast and has guested with Austentatious and Grand Theft Impro. His radio and TV credits include various roles on Michael McIntyre's Big Show, Radio 4's Sketchorama, the BBC3 short Made for Each Other and Forget Me Not, an award-winning short film which received its UK premiere at the London Comedy Film Festival.
Tickets for Resonate cost £10 (£8 concessions) and are on sale through the Abingdon School box office on 01235 849063 or online.