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The Kindred Spirit award for music

Phamie was over the moon to have recently won The Kindred Spirit award for music for 2015. The award was given to musicians that have touched your heart or stirred your soul. Phamie was up against some pretty amazing International artists such as Loreena McKinnet and the lead singer of Clannad, Moya Brennan. The award was presented to Phamie at London’s Olympia. kindredspirit.co.uk
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12th August. Closing Ceremony of the London Olympics 2012. LONDON

Phamie has proudly been asked to perform at the Closing Ceremony for the London Olympics at ‘Scotland House’, Pall Mall, London on Sunday the 12th of August. The event is organised by Creative Scotland and the Scottish Government. Arguably, the biggest part of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics was the music. It was incredible to see so many iconic musicians turn up for the event and perform for their country and the world, and to be part of it is an honour. It’s worth highlighting some of the performances that took place here, especially for
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Music inspiring musicians to help others

Cause Celeb highlights a celebrity’s work on behalf of a specific cause. This week, we speak with Phamie Gow and members of the band Song of Return about the charity Nordoff-Robbins. Nordoff-Robbins is a national UK charity that is dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children and adults using music therapy. Nordoff-Robbins uses music therapy as well as other music services to help a range of people with a range of challenges and difficulties including autism, dementia, mental health problems, stroke, brain injury, depression and life-threatening or terminal illnesses. Nordoff-Robbins also provides masters training for music therapists and various courses and
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The Infamous Brothers Davenport (run of 32 shows)

This year has started off with a great and busy start. I’ve been busy writing the score for the wonderful theatre Vox Motus production of The Infamous Brothers Davenport. I’m now Musically Directing and part of the cast as a Victorian musician and were already well into the run of our 32 shows. Were currently playing The Royal Lyceum in Edinburgh, Scotland till the 11th of February, then on tour to Glasgow to the Citizens theatre, then up north to Eden Court in Inverness. The musical score features the following instruments: piano, accordion, harp, banjo, mandolin, clarinet, harmonica, and soprano
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9/11

[styled_image size=”large” align=”left” link=”http://www.phamiegow.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/newyorkcabs.jpg” icon=”zoom” lightbox=”yes” alt=”New York”]http://www.phamiegow.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/newyorkcabs.jpg[/styled_image] Phamie wrote and recorded ‘I’m still waiting’ 2 days after the horrific terrorist attack in New York on 9/11. It is a love song dedicated to all who suffered after the events of the 11th of September, 2001.
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August Has Been A Wonderful Month

[styled_image size=”medium” align=”left” link=”http://www.phamiegow.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/hats-3-3.jpg” icon=”zoom” lightbox=”yes” alt=”Phamie Gow”]http://www.phamiegow.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/hats-3-3.jpg[/styled_image] August has been a wonderful month starting with the premier of an extract of The Edinburgh Suite ‘Sunrise’ which was performed in The Great Hall in Edinburgh Castle for the opening of this year’s Royal Military Tattoo. It was such an honour to play there with the Royal Regiment of Scotland, The Scots DG’s and The Apollo String Quartet. There is a video captured of that special moment on the site (in the video section). I then flew appropriately at sunrise the next day to Naples, in Italy to perform with my
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CD Launch Party

Having performed at the beginning of July at the opening of the Scottish Parliament, it is only appropriate to now have a cd launch party for my new album Road of the Lovig Heart in the capital city of Edinburgh itself. This is going to be happening on the 28th of July at 3 Belford Road at the Edinburgh Society of Musicians at 7.30pm. I will be there to chat and play a few extracts from the cd and also sign a few copies. It is near the date I have in my diary to play in The Great Hall.
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Next Solo Gig Coming Up!

[styled_image size=”medium” align=”left” link=”http://www.phamiegow.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/47524_420287340909_636360909_5405710_2247881_n.jpg” icon=”zoom” lightbox=”yes” alt=”Next Solo Gig Coming Up!”]http://www.phamiegow.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/47524_420287340909_636360909_5405710_2247881_n.jpg[/styled_image] I am happy to say I have my next solo gig coming up in London on the 26th of June at The Bedford (Balham underground). Ill being playing my electric harp, piano and singing new songs and ones that you may already know. You can buy tickets from the link here on my home page which should take you to an electronic ticketing service called Eventim. Gig starts at 7.30pm with a brilliant opening act, Tony Moore and then Ill be on probably till around 9.30pm ish so it
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Welcome to my new site!!

[styled_image size=”medium” align=”left” link=”http://www.phamiegow.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Photo-on-2010-09-28-at-15.53-2.jpg” icon=”zoom” lightbox=”yes” alt=”Welcome to my new site!!”]http://www.phamiegow.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Photo-on-2010-09-28-at-15.53-2.jpg[/styled_image] Hello everyone! Very happy to welcome you to my new site www.phamiegow.com I have my own Phamie Gow radio where you can hear 2 tracks. 1 Peace Song (remixed with guest artist Franck Nicola playing his magnificent shell) taken from my latest album Road of the Loving Heart and 2. Edinburgh, which is the title track taken from The Edinburgh Suite (published by CAS) featuring The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, myself on piano and harp, and the London Metropolitan Orchestra (LMO) which was recorded at The Metropolis Studios in
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