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New Members Reception, 20th Nov 2014

The Oxford & Cambridge Society of New England
invites you to

"The Sound Detective & the Note Thief"
a jazz concert featuring 11 musicians at
David Friend Hall, Berklee School of Music
Thursday 20th Nov 2014
7:30pm
followed by a reception at Lir

Hosted by:
Helen Sherrah Davies (Newnham, Cambridge)
Assistant Professor of Harmony, Berklee School of Music

After many years as a classical performer and educator in her native Britain, Cambridge-educated five-string violinist and composer Helen Sherrah-Davies relocated to Boston, and graduated from Berklee College of Music, (Summa Cum Laude) with the “most valuable player” award, winning praise for being “one of Berklee’s most original voices”. She gained a Masters (with Academic Honours) in Contemporary Improvisation from New England Conservatory.

International credits include recording with Herbie Flowers (Sky/T Rex) in the UK, performing with Jon Lord (Deep Purple) in Switzerland, at the wedding of “Posh Spice” to David Beckham in Ireland, Montepulciano Opera Festival Orchestra in Italy, and recently at an International Music Festival in the West Bank, Palestine, also teaching at Al Kamandjati in Ramallah. Stateside credits include performing with Simon Shaheen, with the Arabic Fusion ensemble, ZilZala, Mimi Rabson’s Power Trio Project, singer song-writer Alan Williams’, “Birdsong at Morning” and the J Way Jazz String Quartet. Summer 2012 saw her explore microtonal notes between “the notes” with monster guitarist Dave “Fuze” Fiuczynski’s unique “Planet Microjam Institute” at the Jazz Festival in Genoa, Italy.

The concert, while arranged by the society, is a Berklee event and so free and open to the public.
Attendance at the reception is open to all society members and their friends. The ticket price (tickets $35, or $20 for students) includes refreshments and 1 drink at Lir, and the first year's annual membership dues for new members.


Reservations for this event are now closed.

For further information contact Belinda Wilkes at: president@oxcamne.org