Violin – JC Klotz 1756, ‘Keith Dale’ with baroque & classical bows

A remarkable and authenticated example of the work of the Mittenwald maker Joan Carol Kloz dated to 1756. It was bought at auction in 2017 with a bequest by Carole Dale in memory of her husband Keith. She generously also provided an endowment to purchase a baroque and an early classical bow by the young Read more about Violin – JC Klotz 1756, ‘Keith Dale’ with baroque & classical bows[…]

Harp – Salvi Aurora, ‘the Promenaders – Charles Steer’

There was a particular resonance in acquiring the Salvi Aurora harp in 2012, a decade after the Trust was founded. Funding came from two sources, the Promenaders’ Charities, and donations in memory of Charles Steer, grandfather of the harpist Serafina Steer. The instrument has been awarded to three young performers. Hear a performance by Heather Read more about Harp – Salvi Aurora, ‘the Promenaders – Charles Steer’[…]