In 2017 MJ-UK Music and Arts entertained audiences wonderfully throughout their time in Cornwall, raising money for the Fund

Events included wonderful open air performances on the Platt at Port Isaac, a concert and buffet kindly hosted by Jamie Yoki at the Waterfront restaurant in Polzeath, and two superb concerts entitled "Music of the Night" which took place at St. Minver Church

The musical directors were the very talented Barrie Cooper and Barry Potts

2017 saw more successful workshop experiences for adults and youngsters. These were led by Maria Jagusz and enjoyed by all!

Adults from all over Cornwall joined Maria for a 2 day workshop experience where they focused on technique, skills and performance and an opportunity to perform in the church concerts

The youngsters from all over Cornwall took part in a week of workshops

where they focused on the fun production of Suessical based on the stories

from the Dr Suess books . They gave two fantastic performances in

Wadebridge Town Hall to sell out audiences . The musical director was

Chris Hamilton , stage manager Shannon Martin and technical team Scotty

and Jan

Local groups such as Avalon Theatre Group were extremely helpful and

Rob Badlan (chief administrator) and Mike Osborne (set design)

Future events

Concert at St. Endellion Church on Saturday 6th January 2018 at 7pm

“If Music be the Food of Love”

A Celebration for the Twelfth Night

Featuring Chris Treglown Award Winners

2018 Taster Day for the Youngsters Workshops

Saturday May 5th at St.Minver School

Adult and Youngsters workshops week beginning Monday 6th August 2018

Performances for the Youngsters production Saturday 18th

(2 performances) Sunday 19th (1 performance)

MJ-UK Music and Arts singing at the Bandstand Padstow on

Aug 22nd from 6.30 pm onwards

Performances at Padstow Church and St. Minver Church on

23 - 25th August 2018

More dates and specific confirmed times will follow

..for more information about these Workshops and booking a

place, please contact

Workshops were held in Cornwall in 2016

Maria Jagusz directed a mini production of the popular musical Matilda at St.Minver School during the summer. Chris Hamilton accompanied

There was a workshop taster day at the school on April 2nd with a performance on Tuesday 23rd April

..there was a session of workshops carried out over three days from Wednesday 17th - Friday 19th August, after which there were opportunities to perform the songs at the MJ-UK Music and Arts concerts on Saturday

20th and Sunday 21st August

This was an amazing opportunity for young people aged between 7 and 21 years to be a part of such great musical experience with the opportunity to learn new skills and meeting others

The Adult Workshops took place at the Perceval Institue St.Minver on Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th August 2016

There was a special Concert at which all the past and present Chris Treglown Foundation Fund Award

Winners performed at the beautiful Cornish Church at St.Endellion on 18th July

MJ-UK Music and Arts Cornwall concerts took place at St.Minver Church on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st August

..and again at Wadebridge Town Hall on Tuesday 23rd August

..and at The Waterfornt Restaurant in Polzeath (by kind permission of Jamie Yoki) on Wednesday 24th August 2016

Concerts in August 2015 were very successful yet again. MJ-UK Music and Arts members from the workshops delighted the audiences with songs from Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables, Billy Elliot & many more group & solo performances

For the first time in August 2015 MJ-UK Music and Arts sang on the Platt at Port Isaac. A beautiful setting for beautiful voices !

A wonderful concert held at St. Enodoc Golf club in July 2015 saw a packed audience who were thrilled at the performances by the past & present award winners of the Fund.

Performers were Jonny Hyde, George Clark, George Turner, Sian Voller, Gilly Wells, Daniel Annear, Matt Perry, Alicia Fairhurst & (musical director) Maria Jagusz.

Musical accompanists were the very accomplished Barrie Cooper & Chris Hamilton

The final concert for August 2015 was held at Hustyns and was entitled "The West End Comes to Hustyns"

A concert packed full of MJ-UK Music and Art’s favourite songs to delight everyone

We we’re really excited to announce that Robert Dean was on the Audition panel. Robert was artistic director and chorus master of London’s famous Philharmonia Chorus from 1988-2007. He conducts operas & concerts at home & abroad and is much sought after as a voice teacher and coach. He is a professor of singing at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama


last years Workshops

There will be exciting News again this year! ..please revisit this page regularly and watch this space as more details unfold                                                                                    

for information email Julia Treglown

this years Workshops