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

    James Yelland Active Member

    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

    NeilW Member

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

    Well done them!

    Neil.
     
  4. Aidan

    Aidan Active Member

    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

    Aidan Active Member

    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

    Toby Member

    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

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    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!
     
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  12. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

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

    shedophone Member

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

    Aidan Active Member

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

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