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The Laurie Holloway Trio
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              Lori Tingay Weber
Lori has been a regular soloist with the Reading Male Voice Choir for several years and sings widely across Berkshire in classical concerts, cabarets, operas and musicals. She enjoys an eclectic mix of performance from G & S to oratorio, opera to musical theatre.  Her vocal journey started as a lyric soprano specialising in English, French & Italian song, before taking a wide detour to sing professional musical theatre!   For the last eight years, however, Lori has been studying opera repertoire and has regularly sung principle roles with Opera at Bearwood in Wokingham.  Lori is a singing teacher with Berkshire Maestros and Gordon's School in Woking as well as running her own business Perfect Pitch Coaching Ltd.. as a freelance communication and presentation skills consultant.

She is married and lives in Wokingham with her husband David, teenage twins and stepson.

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                  Alice and Jessica Allan
Alice and Jessica Allan have been playing the classical guitar for twelve years and enjoy performing duets together. They enjoyed their first performance with RMVC November 2009. They are both currently studying at Southampton University- Alice is studying Music and Jessica is studying Environmental Science.

Previous performances include a Vivaldi concerto for two guitars, accompanied by members of East Berkshire Youth Orchestra and duets on school tours to New York (2005) and Salzburg and Venice (2007). They played in the Windsor Guitar Band for over 6 years, becoming accustomed to playing in ensembles. Both played in the family services at St Michaels and All Angels Church in Sunninghill, accompanying the congregation.

They enjoy playing a wide variety of music from Classical and Spanish styles to Popular music adapted for guitars, as well as composing their own pieces. As well as playing the guitar, they have sung in choirs, at school, in church and now at university. They hope to continue performing together and expanding their repertoire, and have a concert planned in May 2010, at St Michael’s church. 

                     Sarah Merricks
Sarah Merricks studied the recorder and piano at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where she gained a Bachelor of Music degree with honours. Sarah was trained by Pamela Thorby, Robert Erhlich and Ian Wilson. It was at the GSMD where she met and played with the Baroque ensemble Trio Brinleja with whom she has performed widely across London and the south east. The trio have also toured Poland where they gave a series of concerts.
She was also a member of the Guildhall Recorder Quartet who have given recitals across London, including performances at St. Martin- in-the- Fields. The quartet also won the prestigious European Recorder Teachers Association award and this led the quartet to Austria where they gave further recitals.
Sarah has performed as a soloist, giving concerto performances with the Newbury Baroque Orchestra and with Henley Youth Orchestra, in Germany. She has won competitions including Henley Young Musician, Maidenhead Festivals and was merited for her final recital at the GSMD.
Recently she has  gained a Postgraduate Certificate in Education and is now teaching music at a primary school in Warwickshire. She privately teaches the piano and recorder and is a specialist recorder teacher for Coventry Music Service. Sarah loves performing and gives a variety of performances throughout the south east as a soloist and ensemble player.
Sarah has been performing with Reading Male Voice Choir since the age of 17 and always thoroughly enjoys herself at these concerts.

Daniel Mc Laughlin. Daniel is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music with a post-graduate Masters degree in Music from the University of Huddersfield. He is a freelance pianist, trombonist and conductor, based in Reading, with an interest in musical theatre. In 2017 and 2018 he was Assistant Musical Director for the Thursford Christmas Spectacular in Norfolk He has played regularly in brass bands, most recently the Grinethorpe Colliery Band, at venues including the Albert Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, and the Sage Gateshead. He has learned from some great performers, conductors and teachers who have had a musical influence on him. His grandfather is the biggest of his role models. A main ambition is to follow in his footsteps and conduct on the rostrum at the Albert Hall.


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