Singing, signing and a string quartet

BBC SSO quartet and Hands and Hearts make music. 25_c41woodlands01

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BBC SSO musicians joined Hands and Hearts to make sweet music.

Last Thursday, a string quartet from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra made time in their busy Campbeltown schedule to perform at Woodlands Resource Centre.

There they joined the singing and signing Hands and Hearts group.

Clients and guests of all ages listened intently to the quartet play beautiful compositions by Mozart and Bach, as well as assisting in composing a new song.

The quartet played as Hands and Hearts performed I’m On My Way by the Proclaimers, What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong and a favourite, This is me from The Greatest Showman.

The occasion also launched the bright new T-shirts displaying the Hands and Hearts logo.

A spokesperson from Woodland Music group said: ‘There was wonderful interaction from everyone, including family members who attended.

‘We were so delighted that the BBC’s producer Douglas Templeton and his fantastic group of musicians were able to visit us at Woodlands Centre.’

When not composing or recording, singing Gaelic songs or playing Samba, the Woodlands music group like to practise to perfect their Makaton signing to songs.

Usually accompanied by local musician and music group tutor Sam Hales, they have built up a lovely repertoire which they hope to perform at various events around the town.

BBC SSO quartet and Hands and Hearts make music. 25_c41woodlands01