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June 9, 2014 : Julian Lloyd Webber announced as Pro Corda's new Patron
Pro Corda is delighted to announce that the world famous musician Julian Lloyd Webber will become Pro Corda's Patron with immediate effect.
May 31, 2014 : Lady Chapel Renovation Complete
Pro Corda is delighted to announce the completion of the renovation of the Lady Chapel at Leiston Abbey. The building will be used for concerts, master classes, workshops and as a recording space for various Pro Corda activities.
May 14, 2014 : Pro Corda at the MMA Conference 2014
Andrew Quartermain, CEO and Artistic Director, will be giving a Pro Corda presentation at the MMA Music Teaching Professionals Conference on Friday 16th May at St. George's College, Weybridge.
March 19, 2014 : Pro Corda selected as sole recipient of advertising award with Rhinegold Charity Fund
Pro Corda Trust has been selected as the sole recipient of the 2014/15 Rhinegold Charity Fund. The fund, which offers £10,000-worth of advertising spend across Rhinegold's diverse range of classical music and education publications and websites will be released in April 2014.
January 30, 2014 : Pro Corda launches 2014 Chamber Music Festival for Schools
Pro Corda has today launched the start of the 2014 Chamber Music Festival for Schools. The Festival will see schools host qualifying and semi final rounds celebrating the best chamber music making from ensembles in schools across the country.
January 22, 2014 : CD released by Annabel Thwaite and Matthew Jones named "Chamber CD of the Month" by BBC Music Magazine
A CD released through Naxos, featuring Benjamin Britten's earlier composed works, recorded by Pro Corda Course Directors Annabel Thwaite and Matthew Jones has been named "Chamber CD of the Month" by BBC Music Magazine. "Reflections" contains important world premiere recordings from between 1925 and 1937. For more details, visit the BBC Music Magazine website:
December 12, 2013 : Pro Corda nominated for prestigious award at the 2014 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence, sponsored by Classic FM
Pro Corda has been nominated for the Best Classical Music Education Initiative Award 2014. The award is sponsored by Classic FM and the winner will be decided by a public vote at
November 14, 2013 : Pro Corda at The Music Show, Manchester
Pro Corda's CEO and Artistic Director, Andrew Quartermain, is to speak about Inspirational Ideas for Ensemble Teaching at The Music Show taking place at Manchester Central on Friday 15th November.
November 9, 2013 : Pro Corda on BBC Radio Gloucestershire
Pro Corda featured live on BBC Radio Gloucestershire on Saturday 9th November with its music theatre weekend at Shrubberies School, supported by BBC Children in Need.
October 15, 2013 : Lady Chapel Renovation Begins
The Lady Chapel at Leiston Abbey, an English Heritage site, is being renovated.
October 7, 2013 : Pro Corda launches new website
Pro Corda, the UK's leading music charity specializing in chamber music and small ensemble training, has launched a brand new website.
September 30, 2013 : Pro Corda launches new 2013/14 brochure
Pro Corda has launched a new brochure for the 2013/14 academic year.