Alexander (guitar)

Alexander is from West Yorkshire and plays guitar.  By the age of three he had progressed to a full sized guitar and, aged four, he met and jammed with musician, singer and songwriter Jake Bugg. In December 2013 Alexander started lessons with guitarist Carlos Thrale and in April 2014 passed his first three Registry of […]

Eden (double bass)

Eden, from Manchester, started playing the double bass in April 2011.  In September 2013 he joined Chetham’s School of Music, playing in the orchestras and chamber groups, and regularly taking part in lunchtime concerts.  Eden also enjoys playing in jazz bands as it allows him to express himself through improvisation as well as being able […]

Oliver (clarinet)

Oliver was born in Lancaster and now lives in West Yorkshire.  He started playing the clarinet aged nine after a taster woodwind event at Chetham’s School of Music and gained a distinction in Grade 5 Jazz clarinet a year later.  He enjoyed playing saxophone with Lancashire Schools’ Jazz Orchestra and, in 2012, won Carnforth Rotary […]

Oscar (French horn)

Oscar is from Ripon, North Yorkshire and started playing the French horn at his primary school in Harrogate aged seven.   He immediately fell in love with the tone of the French horn and progressed quickly.  Oscar was previously a member of the Harrogate Music Centre’s Wind Band and has performed at Leeds Town Hall, the […]

Phoebe (cornet)

Phoebe lives in West Yorkshire and started playing the cornet at the age of eight.  She has since gained a distinction in her ABRSM Grade 5 exam. She plays cornet in Bradford Youth Brass Band and trumpet in Bradford Youth Orchestra where she is the youngest member.  She also plays flugelhorn in BD1 Brass who […]

Rowan (cornet)

Rowan, aged 12, is a cornet player from the North West of England. He first picked up a cornet in the reception class at his small, rural primary school, where he impressed both his music teacher and the neighbouring cows with the sound he managed to produce. Rowan always involved himself in the school’s musical […]