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Pianist in Motion

Catch It: Phamie Gow: Pianist in Motion Posted on December 10, 2012 A week ago, I hiked along Avenue of the Americas at Forty-Sixth Street. I observed the boundless bright lights of “Christmas Cheer,” then strolled sometime later into the Church of the Heavenly Rest at 2 East 90thStreet and 5th Avenue. At 5:00 PM, the church seemed empty except for the serene sounds from a lady playing on a Steinway piano. As I listened to her eloquent performance; her music reminded me of a time growing up in Georgia; and hearing the heartfelt music at “Little Friendship Baptist Church.” When she finished
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Celebrating The Queen’s Jubilee *Note: Performance Postponed Till 14th of January 2013

*Please Note: This performance has been postponed until the 14th of January 2013. Phamie has recently been invited by conductor Charles Dodsley Walker to sing 2nd soprano with The Canterbury Choral Society in Gustav Mahler’s Symphony no 8 (which was featured in the film Schindler’s List). The performance will take place at 8pm in The Carnegie Hall, New York City on the 3rd of November alongside 700 singers and a full orchestra (roughly 1000 performers). Tickets can be bought online here http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2012/11/3/0800/PM/Canterbury-Choral-Society/  or directly at The Carnegie Hall box office:
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Water of Life on BBC iPlayer

Phamie’s composition, ‘Water of Life’, taken from her new cd ‘The Angels’ Share’ was broadcasted on BBC One TV on Monday 28th of August, 7pm as part of The Royal Military Tattoo. This will be available on the BBC iplayer for the next week. (UK only) Link below to BBC iplayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b01mfw97/
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First female composer at The Royal MIlitary Tattoo

0 Phamie is honoured to be attending the Royal Military Tattoo Show at Edinburgh castle on the 20th of August in the Royal Box. Phamie’s composition ‘Water of Life – Uisge Beatha’ taken from her new cd The Angels’ Share has been chosen to be performed and danced to at this year’s show in front of 8.500 people every night in the month of August as part of Edinburgh International Festival.
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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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