Author Archives: Tom Goskar

About Tom Goskar

Tom is an archaeologist and digital heritage specialist, working with web technologies, social media, photography, 3D visualisation, and 3D capture. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.

Celebrating Grainger 2011

Stephen will be appearing in The Harmonious Songsmith, a part of the “Celebrating Grainger 2011” series from 17th-20th February 2011 at Kings Place, London. 50 years after his death, the virtuoso pianist and composer Percy Grainger (1882-1961) is emerging as … Continue reading

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Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, Saturday November 27th 2010

Our next song workshop at Ansells Farm has the theme “Comedy & Tragedy – The Two Faces of Drama”. This workshop has been postponed from October 2nd until November 27th due to circumstances beyond our control. Contact Stephen Varcoe (stephen@varcoe.com) … Continue reading

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Ansells Music Weekend with Stephen & Melinda Varcoe July 2nd – 4th 2010

“… your weekends really are the most perfect experiences”… A quote from one of the letters we received after this, our second annual festival, voted even better than last year’s by participants and audiences. Once again the weather gods were soothed by … Continue reading

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Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, April 2010

We hosted the first Song Workshop of the year on Feb 13th entitled “Love in Adversity”, which was fully subscribed and greatly enjoyed. The next one is on Apr 24th, exploring songs by composers with significant anniversaries this year – … Continue reading

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Song Workshop at Ansells Farm, November 2009

Our forthcoming Song Day, November 28th, entitled ‘The Animal Kingdom’ is already fully subscribed. However, if anyone is interested, please email stephen@varcoe.com to put your name on our waiting list, and of course, receive notification about future dates.

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Concert: Desert Island Songs

St Peter’s, Sudbury Sunday, October 25 2009 7.30 pm Desert Island Songs an Entertaining Collection of Personal Favourites sung by Stephen Varcoe with Christina Lawrie at the piano Aided, Abetted and Compèred by Andrew Phillips Tickets £10 reserved, £8 unreserved … Continue reading

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Singing Workshop at Ansells, September 2009

Our forthcoming Song Day, September 26th, entitled ‘Sun, Moon & Stars’ is already fully subscribed. However, if anyone is interested, please email stephen@varcoe.com to put your name on our waiting list, and of course, receive notification about future dates. The … Continue reading

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Ansells Music Weekend June 26-28th 2009

“We had the most wonderful time!” As many of you experienced for yourselves, our first venture into the world of the music festival turned out to be a tremendous success; a magical feast of music, food and wine, with the … Continue reading

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Vaughan Williams – Singing the Story

JAMES GILCHRIST – tenor STEPHEN VARCOE – baritone PENELOPE THWAITES – piano WEDNESDAY 22 OCTOBER 2008 7.30PM Youth & Love WEDNESDAY 29 OCTOBER 2008 7.30PM Let us Garlands Bring ST JOHN’S, SMITH SQUARE LONDON SW1 Box Office: 020 7222 1061 … Continue reading

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More on Vancouver Song Institute

Vancouver was a great success, and a tribute to the organistaion of Rena Sharon and all her team. It was most enjoyable not only giving classes and lectures, but going to others given by Graham Johnson and Susan Youens in … Continue reading

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