Penny Swings (aka Sarah and the String Syndicate): Sunday 29 May 2022 at 3 pm- refreshments from 2.15.

Seasoned musicians, Sebastian Tesouro, Benjamin Modley and James Rintoul, familiar to Westonzoyland audiences from past appearances, are joined by esteemed jazz singer Sarah Griffiths.

‘The concert will feature arrangements of the finest classic show tunes from the 20s and 30s,’ says Modley, ‘by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and many more of the greatest composers of the era.

‘Sarah has been singing Jazz and her own songs for 10 years, playing with some of the South West’s top musicians.’

Her background is in theatre and acting; she was in London’s West-End in various shows including Don’t Dress for Dinner at the Apollo and Duchess theatres.

‘Sarah loves to find the story behind the song and bring a little theatre to the stage,’ he says.

The line-up: Sarah Griffiths vocals, Sebastian Tesouro violin, Benjamin Modley Guitar, James Rintoul Bass.

There are currently no statutory requirements with regard to Covid. However, In accordance with the government guidance that the pandemic is not yet over, Music on the Levels is retaining the informal booking system and requests that audiences observe sensible precautions as a courtesy to each other and to help provide a comfortable and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Refreshments (tea, coffee, choice of cakes) are available at a modest charge from 2.15 pm until the start of the concert.

In order to help with the artists’ and other costs a raffle is held. In addition donations are encouraged. It costs an average of £300 to put on a concert.

Those wishing to go to the Penny Swings are asked to contact Frank Challenger on 01278 699071 or email  so that Music on the Levels can limit numbers if necessary.

. . . and a reminder of our April concert

Sally Jenkins enchanted the audience with compositions from women from the 18th century to the present day.

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