hago in pictures - 2006

Hampshire Guitar Orchestra in pictures - 2006

Welcome to our gallery of photos from 2006 - highlights of just some of the things we've been up to...

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Long Service Award

January 12th and it's Long Service Award time
Here's Avril with a certificate and gift to commemorate her first 100 rehearsals. Well done Avril, our sixth award winner!

Hampshire Guitar Orchestra 7th Birthday

On 23rd February, our library of solo guitar music appeared...

Hampshire Guitar Orchestra's 7th birthday

...and more some birthday cakes to celebrate our 7th birthday!

The hago team eating birthday cake

Here's the team demolishing the cakes!

The Hantsweb Awards, where hago won first prize in the Special Interest category

In early March, hago's Musical Director, Leader and Secretary went over to Southampton Football Club to receive first prize in the Special Interest section of the Hantsweb Awards - story here...


In May, we teamed up with West Sussex Guitar Club (pictured) for a joint concert at St Paul's Church Chichester.

Read more in our West Sussex Guitar Club Gallery

Our contra guitar players try out our alto guitars

Here are our two contra players, Avril and Rich, having a go on our tiny alto guitars at our Open Rehearsal - click to see our Open Rehearsal Gallery

Concert at Alton in aid of Project Mali

Up in Alton, we played a concert in aid of Project Mali

St Agatha's Church Portsmouth

In June we invited Cambridge Guitar Orchestra down to share a concert with us in the fantastic St Agatha's Church Portsmouth.

Here's Peter Rueffer introducing their next item.

Avril Choking the Chicken

Derek the Chicken made an appearance too...

OK, it's a long story...

See more photos in our Cambridge Guitar Orchestra Gallery.

The Tornavoz or Tornovoz

What's going on here?

This is showing our prototype Tornavoz which massively improves our contra guitars. Click for our article on the theory and construction of our Tornavoz

hago at The Birdman of Bognor

Where's Wally?
We can certainly see a guy in a suitable striped top!
hago played at the Birdman of Bognor in September - see many more photos in our Birdman of Bognor Gallery.

hago at Lovedean Village Hall

Here's hago rehearsing at Lovedean Village Hall

Aria alto guitar

We bought a new Aria alto guitar in the autumn to enhance our sound still further.

Our new Alto Guitar

And here, Kathryn (right) presents Kate (left) with the alto...

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Hago at Southwick, playing for The Rowans Hospice

In the Church of St James Without-The-Priory Southwick, raising funds for The Rowans Hospice. Here's hago warming up.

Southwick Concert

Here's some of hago - warmed up!

Christmas at St Nicholas, North End

Our final concert was at St Nicholas, North End.
Here's hago playing their Homage to Status Quo.

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