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Harriet Bennett

Harriet Bennett is crowdfunding

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£985
raised of £4,000 target by 26 supporters

Weʼre raising £4,000 to pay musicians to perform weekly streamed concerts for Music In Felixstowe during the current pandemic

Felixstowe and online
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I have been putting on professional concerts in Felixstowe for the past 12 years taking the music to the people so that everyone can have the opportunity to enjoy it. I passionately believe that music should be accessible to all and not just to a few privileged people.

During the current pandemic I am putting on weekly streamed concerts on Facebook for everyone to feel part of our musical community. These are initially streamed on our Facebook page on Wednesday lunchtimes and thereafter available on that page and also on our website www.felixstowemusic.com

Starting in July I shall also be streaming our usual concerts all for free to keep people entertained and feeling included, whether or not they can attend. The concerts cover all genres, classical, jazz, blues, chamber music, rock, you name it!

All musicians are paid having lost all of their income for the foreseeable future. This streaming series has also been set up to help musicians at this time.

I intend to carry on with streaming of performances for most of the year as a lot of our audience are elderly and frail.

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    Supporters

    26

    • Sarah Caddick

      Sarah Caddick

      Sep 10, 2020

      I really appreciate all your hard work! 😊

      £20.00

    • Mary Heaton

      Mary Heaton

      Sep 10, 2020

      keep up the good work

      £100.00

    • Christine Kay

      Christine Kay

      Sep 8, 2020

      Thanks Hattie for keeping music alive!

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 4, 2020

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 2, 2020

      Well done for all your hard work in keeping the music playing!

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 2, 2020

      Well done and THANK YOU for keeping us all posted with news of the concerts being live streamed throughout the summer. I’ve been able to enjoy them after the event via your website,. JG

      £40.00

    • Julian Field

      Julian Field

      Sep 2, 2020

      Go Hattie!!

      £10.00

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    Felixstowe and online

    Harriet Bennett started Music In Felixstowe 12 years ago. During that time it was awarded charitable status and Harriet was awarded the British Empire Medal for services to music and Felixstowe.

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