Concert for Keith


This week I’ve felt privileged to be asked to orchestrate a new song by Pete Edwards, of Buckingham-based band the Red Bullets. The song “Sit Tight And Close Your Eyes” will be performed this Saturday in the new Roxburgh Hall at Stowe School, Buckinghamshire, as part of a concert in tribute to Keith Templeman who passed away last year. Keith was the landlord at The Mitre pub in Buckingham, and was an experienced amateur musician who had written several string arrangements for the Red Bullets over the years.

This Saturday Pete will be joined by the Buckingham Chamber Orchestra, of which Keith was a founding member. The programme will feature music written by Keith, as well as Pete’s original songs which Keith had arranged strings for, and Pete’s new song including my orchestration.