Home concert for talented star

Gemma Hawkins. Photo contributed.
Gemma Hawkins. Photo contributed.

ACCOMPLISHED local flautist Gemma Hawkins is to appear in a concert at Providence United Reformed Church, Mellor Road, New Mills, on Saturday April 14, at 7.30pm.

Following hugely successful studies at Chetham’s School of Music and the Royal Welsh College of Music, Gemma has been offered post-graduate places at several leading conservatoires.

Born and brought up in New Mills, she will enthral her audience with a wide repertoire including some real virtuoso pieces.

Accompanying her at the piano will be Paul Janes, a pianist with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

Tickets, priced £9, are available from Priscilla’s Cards, Market Street, New Mills, or by ringing 01663 747599.

Some tickets will also be available on the door. A licensed bar is provided. This concert is sponsored by Shackleford Pianos of Macclesfield.