Lunchtime concert at church

The next Lunchtime Concert at St Leonard’s Church, Church Street, Seaford, is on Saturday, June 15, at 1pm and will be given by James Shenton (violin) and Ellie Blackshaw (violin/viola).

James studied violin, piano and composition at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

He has worked as a freelance musician in London with the likes of the London Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta and Ballet Rambert.

Ellie studied violin and viola at the Royal College of Music in the 1980s, since when she has built up a considerable musical life for herself in and around Sussex and has been soloist in Mozarts Violin Concertos 3,4 and 5.

The programme will include music by Mozart, Leclair, Wieniawski and Shenton.

The concert will last approximately an hour.

There is free admission but there will be a retiring collection.