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#91 louise1712

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 12:25

Good Luck pcf smile.gif
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#92 barry-clari

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 12:33

QUOTE(pianocelloflute @ Apr 17 2012, 12:26 PM) View Post

Thank you everybody. biggrin.gif


Well, tomorrow is the day of the ATCL. I have just done my final run-through, which went ok. Apart from accompanying Haydn's Creation in rehearsals this evening, I'm not going to touch another piano until I get to Trinity!

About to pack my bag, so I can then triple check it over the coming hours. I fear the word count for my essay on performance practices of the twentieth century may not improve much today! (though I am at the "any excuse not to do it" stage) rolleyes.gif


Well, you know what the piano is like at Trinity! smile.gif

Best of luck, hope all is most fab biggrin.gif
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#93 katyjay

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 14:44

Best of luck PCF. fingersCrossed.gif
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 15:51

Congratulations on the LCM and all the best for this next one!
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#95 Deborah

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 17:14

QUOTE(pianocelloflute @ Apr 17 2012, 11:26 AM) View Post

Apart from accompanying Haydn's Creation in rehearsals this evening...

pcf, pcf, unless there's something you're not telling me, you aren't Valhalla Choral Society's accompanist. Or, do you perhaps mean that there's more than one Creation rehearsal happening tonight? blink.gif blink.gif laugh.gif

Frivolities aside, huge congratulations on the stonking DipLCM result, and all the absolute very best for tomorrow's ATCL smile.gif
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#96 pianocelloflute

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 17:46

QUOTE(Deborah @ Apr 17 2012, 06:14 PM) View Post

QUOTE(pianocelloflute @ Apr 17 2012, 11:26 AM) View Post

Apart from accompanying Haydn's Creation in rehearsals this evening...

pcf, pcf, unless there's something you're not telling me, you aren't Valhalla Choral Society's accompanist. Or, do you perhaps mean that there's more than one Creation rehearsal happening tonight? blink.gif blink.gif laugh.gif

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Thanks all. smile.gif
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Posted 18 April 2012 - 08:05

[I'm sure you've left by now, but I'll be thinking of you - all the VERY best!
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Posted 18 April 2012 - 08:08

QUOTE(Dulcet @ Apr 18 2012, 09:05 AM) View Post

[I'm sure you've left by now, but I'll be thinking of you - all the VERY best!


You are correct in your assumptions : have texted your good wishes to pcf biggrin.gif
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#99 pianocelloflute

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 16:25

Thanks! biggrin.gif

Well, it is done. Room was echo-y and there was lots of background noise, but I played as well as I had hoped to do.
Having my page turner sitting between me and the examiner was an interesting addition to the quirks of the day - but there was definitely Not Enough Room the other side!


Overall, whilst at times I wondered what on earth I was doing deciding to do two diplomas within a month of each other, I'm very pleased with how things have gone. smile.gif

And now approximately 6 weeks waiting for results! fingersCrossed.gif Which shall almost take me to the end of my other music diploma (the academic one...) [Moi? Workaholic?! Non...]
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Posted 18 April 2012 - 18:23

Glad it went ok and you're happy with it. Fingers crossed for the results smile.gif
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#101 barry-clari

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 18:49

QUOTE(pianocelloflute @ Apr 18 2012, 05:25 PM) View Post

Thanks! biggrin.gif

Well, it is done. Room was echo-y and there was lots of background noise, but I played as well as I had hoped to do.
Having my page turner sitting between me and the examiner was an interesting addition to the quirks of the day - but there was definitely Not Enough Room the other side!


Was it the same room as I did my ATCL in, pcf? smile.gif

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Overall, whilst at times I wondered what on earth I was doing deciding to do two diplomas within a month of each other, I'm very pleased with how things have gone. smile.gif

And now approximately 6 weeks waiting for results! fingersCrossed.gif Which shall almost take me to the end of my other music diploma (the academic one...) [Moi? Workaholic?! Non...]


Well, you have worked your socks off pcf. smile.gif All the best for a successful result. 6 weeks seems about right if mine was anything to go by : it may be quicker. smile.gif
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Posted 18 April 2012 - 22:31

Just want to publicly say well done to pcf - I thoroughly enjoyed her performance this morning even if I felt like the most conspicuous page turner ever!

Fingers crossed you get the result you deserve.
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Posted 23 May 2012 - 07:34

If pcf's diploma result comes through in the same amount of time as mine, it'll be next week... unsure.gif

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 16:14

The post bought a Trinity envelope today...

A fail, with very few positive comments throughout. sad.gif

A blow, I admit. I'm not retaking it - it would be have to be a December exam and I start an MSc in September, I would rather use the 200-odd-pounds for living costs and I think I'd probably suit another college/exam board more if I were to try another diploma at this level.

Since the recital a month ago, I've delved into pieces which in theory are "harder" but are far more me and that's how I plan to continue. After all, I am a mathematician first and foremost with music being my light relief!!

Academic music diploma final exam is 3 weeks today and then my musical year of studies is over.

Ah well!
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Posted 23 May 2012 - 16:16

QUOTE(pianocelloflute @ May 23 2012, 05:14 PM) View Post

The post bought a Trinity envelope today...

A fail, with very few positive comments throughout. sad.gif

A blow, I admit. I'm not retaking it - it would be have to be a December exam and I start an MSc in September, I would rather use the 200-odd-pounds for living costs and I think I'd probably suit another college/exam board more if I were to try another diploma at this level.

Since the recital a month ago, I've delved into pieces which in theory are "harder" but are far more me and that's how I plan to continue. After all, I am a mathematician first and foremost with music being my light relief!!

Academic music diploma final exam is 3 weeks today and then my musical year of studies is over.

Ah well!

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Sorry to hear that.
Too bad they didn't like your playing enough.
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