Town hall venue for Lynn Music Society recital

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Lynn Music Society’s first meeting of the year on Wednesday features a recital comprising waltzes, sonata and concerto by Sam Corkin (woodwind) and Timothy End (piano).

This will be held at Lynn Town Hall starting at 7.30pm; the doors open at 7pm for tea or coffee. The society is a charity which welcomes visitors £10 at the door, free to under 18s, students in full time education and those with affiliation to FRMS.

Sam Corkin studied at King’s College, London, where he took his performance classes at the Royal Academy of Music. He is a Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music in the teaching of saxophone and is an experienced teacher, both in schools and as part of the music department of Christ Church University, Canterbury. Sam is in demand performing and recording classical, jazz, pop and show music on saxophone, clarinet and flute. He also works professionally as a vocalist with choirs of Canterbury Cathedral, the Chapels Royal of Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle, and in the south-east.

Timothy End graduated with first-class honours degree in music from King’s College, London, in 2006, before entering the Royal Academy of Music gaining the DipRAM award for outstanding recital. He held the Shinn Fellowship at RAM for 2008-09, studying under Julius Drake and Patsy Toh.

A multiple first-prize winner, Timothy was awarded both the Pianist Prize and Jean Meikle Duo Prize at the Wigmore Hall Song Competition in 2011.

Other prizes include the Accompanists’ Prize at the Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards, the Parnell Award for an accompanist at the ROSL annual music competition, the Gerald Moore Award and the MBF Accompanist Prize at the Kathleen Ferrier Competition. He was chosen to be a Samling Scholar last year.