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Chris Hamblin conducts The Chitungwiza Harmony Singers & Twin Arts String Orchestra 6th July 2002

National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare (photo Aly Johannes)
see pictures of ARUNDEL SCHOOL & TWIN ARTS STRING ORCHESTRA at the Verandah Gallery Sunday 29th July 2001
The Twin Arts Orchestra grew out of the strings teaching of Chris Hamblin while teaching and living in Zimbabwe from 1989 - 2002. Starting from an elementary collection of junior groups in 1993 it soon developed into a string orchestra with a large repertory of light classical pieces. TASO often received Honours for performaces in the annual NIAA Music Festival and performed with the Chitungwiza Harony Singers. The smaller chamber group were frequently booked for weddings in and around Harare. Chris Hamblin is now teaching strings in UK

Twin Arts String Chamber Orchestra July 2002 play at a wedding on a farm near Glendale :
Chris Hamblin, Christine Marshall, Richard Marshall, Isobel Hillen-Moore, David Orpen & Seza Mekhdjian.