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     The Musician’s Answering Service
                                                                                                             Issue 37
                                                                                                          August 2006

Current Staffing                         PREMIER & ADAMS TIMPANI FOR SALE
Abbie                                    Premier “Series 3” copper pedal timpani 25 & 28 inches £1500
                                         Premier “Concert” copper pedal timpani 25 & 28 inches £1500
Amy                                      Premier hand tuned fibreglass timpani 25 & 28 inches £200

Angela                                   Any reasonable offer will be accepted for the
                                         above instruments.
Catherine                                Adams “Universal” fibreglass pedal timpani
                                         26 & 29 inches £1200
Jo                                       For more information call
                                         Stephen Henderson 07973 254472

Matt                                                          The Lancashire Sinfonietta
                                                                      would like to hear from
Oliver                W             t         s                                    musicians who have a
                                           atch his pace professionalwith Lancashire County.
	             																									The latest feature of our      The orchestra was originally established with former
Simon                                 internet diary system currently players of the Lancashire Student’s Symphony
                                    in development is a basic form of Orchestra (LSSO) and is now a thriving professional
                                   WAP access from your mobile phone. chamber orchestra that works with top diretors and
                               An extra benefit of registering with   Lancastrian soloists. Please contact Fiona Sinclair
                            MAS online, you will not need to be       (General Manager) on 0161 445 0587 or email her at
                          be near a computer to check your  
                        messages and diary.
																					Also in the pipe line, due to feedback
                  from a large number of clients and fixers,
               is the facility for us to receive incoming text        For those of you who aren’t aware, an Albert
           messages. We are developing a system                       Janssen has been e-mailing players asking to
        incorporating a dedicated number where you can find a teacher.
      either reply to a text message from us with                     This has been exposed as a scam whereby
responses to work offers or text us independantly with
                                                                      he sends a fake cheque for the fees, but in
                                                                      excess of the quoted fee, and while that is
updates for your diary.                                               being processed asks to be refunded for the
This will just be another value added service for those overpayment. It is not untill the cheque
MAS clients and fixers who favor this way of working. bounces that the teacher realises the scam.
We will of course continue to call out messages in the The authorities have been notified, but please
usual way for those who prefer it.                                    be on your guard.
                                        Missing Flute Headjoint
Debbie Martin’s ‘Louis Lot’ flute headjoint #3242 was stolen in London on Monday 12th June and she asks
that we help her to ‘spread the word’ as she really would like it back ASAP. If you have any information,
please contact her on the email adress below. Thank you for any help you can give.

                                                                        See how MAS can Benefit you
                                                                        Call 0870 2400 303 & quote ‘TMAS’

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have not had this reply it                                     new baby, Harry.                                                       1st September 2005. You can send your CV to

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