The Gerringong Music Club concert on Sunday July 29 at 2pm, in Gerringong Town Hall features "Pastance" playing magical music of medieval and Renaissance Europe along with traditional folk music.
The minstrels are Alex and Megan Cronin, Myfanwy Dibben and James Gastineau-Hills playing on time-honoured instruments (Irish harp, lute, recorders, fiddle, bagpipes, percussion) and singing music that spans the ages.
Pastance creates their own unique sound based on Anglo/Celtic folk, early European and original music.
Their latest CD “Sit Down Beside Me” featured on ABC Classic FM as CD of the week.
Doors open at 1.30 pm.
Tickets $25 at the door for visitors, $20 for members and free for children and students.
Afternoon tea available.
Bios of Pastance Musicians.
Alex trained at NSW State Conservatorium of Music and has a Diploma of Music from Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam. As a lutenist and guitarist he has performed with the Australian Chamber Orchestra among many. He enjoys playing the harp and fiddle.
Megan Cronin has played oboe in the Canberra Youth Orchestra and at the Canberra School of Music. She has sung with some of Australia’s finest ensembles including the Australian Chamber Singers and Sydney Chamber Choir.
Myfanwy Dibben studied at the Conservatorium on Music in Sydney, majoring in recorder. She has performed with various chamber ensembles including the Conservatorium Baroque under Paul Dyer.
James Gastineau-Hills has wide musical interests and a passion for and expertise in Scottish fiddle. Trained first as a classical violist, and learnt the style from Australia's foremost Scottish fiddler, Chris Duncan.