Ensemble

All rehearsals are open

The ensemble changes the game on orchestra traditions with one simple rule: all rehearsals are open.
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We introduce new audiences to great music from the inside

Our squad of world-class instrumentalists rehearse, educate, perform, curate, and create, inviting community members to become part of the team, rooting for us on our journey to being concert-ready.
Workshops

Music where
you are

Our workshops bring school children & adults into contact with world-class music, led by our crack team of instrumentalists and singers.
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If you are a teacher interested in hosting a musical workshop or open rehearsal at your school, please get in touch with xxxxx. Open rehearsals are offered free of charge. Workshops cost ~£400 but we are always open to a discussion of specific needs / prices.

Our ensemble is formed of a core team who contribute to programming, organisation, and repertoire. We augment this project to project with a range of top-class instrumentalists.

Hannah Black

Hannah Black

Hannah trained at the Royal Northern College of Music and later the Royal Academy of Music where she won several awards including the Royal Academy of Music’s Irene Burcher Award for the highest mark in a woodwind Final Recital.
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Philip Collingham

Philip Collingham

Philip studied at the Royal Northern College of Music with Hannah Roberts, and at Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Richard Lester, performing in many master classes with the likes of Rebecca Gilliver, Ralph Kirshbaum and Tim Hugh, and performing with the LSO in Trafalgar Square.
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George Barton

George Barton

George has been described as “a boundless musical explorer” (Tom Service, BBC R3). His work encompasses solo performance, chamber music, film sessions, free improvisation, theatre pit work, period-instrument performance and orchestral playing.
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Joseph Havlat

Joseph Havlat

Josephs was born in Hobart, Australia, and studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London under Prof. Joanna MacGregor from 2012-18.
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Fra Rustumji

Fra Rustumji

Fra Rustumji is a freelance violinist with a particular interest in improvisation and cross-genre collaboration. She has worked extensively with poets and dancers to co-create pieces as well as improvising live.
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