RNCM Songsters to perform morning concert

The second in the series of Coffee Concerts will take place at Alderley Edge Methodist Church on Wednesday 16th February.

The concert will feature the "RNCM Songsters" - Sally Pitts (soprano) and Morgana Warren Jones will be accompanied by Zany Denyer on piano.

They all appear by kind permission of the RNCM and their programme will include a variety of French and English songs and duets.

Sally Pitts is a soprano from North Yorkshire, currently based in Manchester. She gained a 1st Class Honours degree in French from the University of Edinburgh and is now training at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) under the tutelage of Hilary Summers, generously supported by the Oglesby Charitable Trust.

Morgana Warren-Jones is a mezzo-soprano from North Wales, currently studying for a Master of Music at the Royal Northern College of Music under the tutelage of Hilary Summers. She previously read Music at the University of Leeds and spent a year studying voice at the Académie Supérieure de Musique de Strasbourg.

Originally from London, pianist Zany is currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music with Murray McLachlan, where he has been lucky enough to enjoy performing in masterclasses and receiving coaching from other renowned musicians including Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Steven Osborne, Steven Hough, Kathryn Stott, Philippe Cassard, Laura Jellicoe, members of Trio Karénine, Trio Gaspard, Henk Guittart, and Stefano Canuti.

The doors open for coffee and biscuits at 10.15 am and the recital commences at 11.00 am.

Admission is by programme £10 available at the door, and the price includes refreshments.

Jean Walker said "Ever mindful of current levels of hardship and homelessness, the charity we will be sponsoring this month is Barnabus."