Tag Archives: @MelodiansSteelOrchestra

2018 A very exciting year for Melodians

We have just updated the website to give you a more detailed view of our 2018 year.  It was very busy and you will see some interesting photos and videos.  Hope you enjoy them. Now looking forward to the rest of 2019 and lots of possible exciting events but none fully confirmed yet.  Watch this […]

Desert Island Discs BBC Radio 4 6th January

I hope you all managed to listen to Jeremy Deller on Desert Island Discs today at 11.15.  It was a very interesting insight into Jeremy Deller’s life and work.  If you weren’t able to listen to it then it is available on-line and will also be repeated on BBC Radio 4 Friday 11th January at […]

Desert Island Discs Sunday 6th January Radio 4

Just to let you know that Jeremy Deller will be on Desert Island Discs, BBC Radio 4, Sunday 6th January at 11.15am.  As we have collaborated with Jeremy on 3 different projects we anticipate getting a mention and some of our music may be played (can say no more). We will all be glued to […]

Possible exchange with Tonga in 2019

The Melodians has been in discussion with the Tongan High Commission about a possible exchange with a brass band from Tonga in 2019.  The idea came about from a previous player with the Melodians – Lady Berkeley (or Dido as we know her), when she visited Tonga this year.  She was overwhelmed by the welcome […]

Art Night 2018

Video from Art Night 2018 on 7th July where Melodians collaborated with the artist Jeremy Deller to become an ‘Art Installation’ in Battersea by performing a single piece of music continuously for the entire evening from 6pm until 1am the next day (with just a 1 hour break for dinner).  By my calculation around 50 […]