Sunday, 11 September 2011

Our Organist's Award

Our organist (and that of St Hilary and occasionally St Michael's Mount) , David Ball, has been awarded the prestigious Gorsedh Kernow Music Shield for outstanding services to music in Cornwall.
In presenting this award the following summary of David's musical past was mentioned:"David, a most dedicated musician, firstly as a very young treble in Perranuthnoe’s Church Choir. Studied Chemistry at York in 1965 where he also played the piano and had lessons on the organ in York Minster. In 1976 he became the Hon. Conductor of the Penzance Orchestral Society a position held for 20 years. Over a period of 28 years organised and held Music for a Summer’s Evening - proceeds from which were all donated to Charitable causes”.

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