RNCM on University Challenge

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by tewkeshorn, Feb 2, 2004.

  1. tewkeshorn

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    Any RNCM-ers on here know Dave Lewis, who happens to be on the telly at the moment?

    Just wondered cos I went to school with him and got a bit of a shock when I turned on the TV to see his mug on there!
     
  2. James Yelland

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    Two of the contestants appeared in the chorus for the performance of Bram Tovey's Requiem at the RNCM festival a couple of weeks ago.
     
  3. NeilW

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    Glad to see them get Max Points on the Music round. Bet that was nerve-racking :eek:

    Well done them!

    Neil.
     
  4. Aidan

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    i know the name.. didnt know rncm were on university challenge though.
    was laura on the team? ;)
     
  5. tewkeshorn

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    There was no Laura on the team, unless one of them was in pre-op!

    There were two singers, Dave who plays percussion (amazingly I might add!), and someone else (surname Butt-Philip?).
     
  6. tewkeshorn

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    It would put em to shame if they didnt really. But for 4 people doing their Masters in Compositions or something ought to recognise Paganinni!
     
  7. Aidan

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    bleurgh... singers at rncm are a different breed to everyone else. Not all.. but most are the most self-righteous "up themselves" set of people I have ever met!
     
  8. Toby

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    When I was there, one of the male opera students used to walk around in a skirt and high heels :shock:. Oddly, he was one of the more sane.
     
  9. Naomi McFadyen

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    yes I know Dave... played for Leyland for a short time... always demanded money... good player though :p

    Congrats to RNCM for the victory!
     
  10. tewkeshorn

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    Heh, that sounds like Dave. Was he fairly quiet? He was quite the thinker at school. If you see him again say I said Hi!
     
  11. Naomi McFadyen

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    yea he was very quiet... bless :p :lol:
    Doubt I'll see him again but if I do I'll pass on the message
     
  12. shedophone

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    i knew a few on it, Fleur the blonde oboe player has been mentioned yet. Missed the show though unfortunately.
     
  13. Aidan

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    i know fleur :)
    yes i know dave too.. couldnt remember which one it was!
     
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