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Worleston Chamber Concerts

7.30pm 9th October at Crewe Hall CW1 6UZ

with Cheshire Virtuosi

 Top Professional Musicians (5 RNCM professors and 4 Alumni playing wonderful music in support of 

Mid Cheshire Hospital Charities

Please get your tickets now!

Programme 9th October 2022

First and only female piano teacher at Paris Conservatoire in the 19th century

Louise Farrenc Nonet in Eb op.38

Composer of the wonderful Godfather soundtrack and many other films and television programmes. 

Nino Rota Nonet in Bb

Duet for Bassoon and Bass Albert Rousel

World Premiere of Tears of a Clown by Peter Richards based on a 1970's Number 1 Hit pop song in UK and America by Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson & the Miricles

Violin:   Ben Holland (RNCM prof, soloist, chamber musician and guest leader)

Viola:     Mike Gerrard (Ex RNCM, Viola principal Northern Sinfonia)

Cello:     Petr Prause (RNCM Cello and cyber music prof, Soloist)

Bass:      Leon Bosch (Ex RNCM Soloist, chamber musician, ex section leader in Academy of St Martin in the Fields, broadcaster and conductor

Flute:     Fiona Slomenska (Ex RNCM, Halle Orchestra)

Oboe:    Hugh McKenna (RNCM Prof, Halle, BBC Philharmonic, Liverpool Philharmonic, chamber player)

Clarinet: Linda Merrick (RNCM Principal, soloist, recording artist and chamber musician)

Bassoon: Andrew Bassey (Ex RNCM, soloist, ex principal of South African Chamber and Free State Symphony Orchestras, chamber musician, Worleston Music School MD)

Horn:       Lindsay Stoker (RNCM prof, ex principal horn in Halle, BBC Philharmonic, Liverpool Philharmonic orchestras, Chair of British Horn Society)

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2023 Professional Concert Series at Nantwich Civic Hall

Dates: 22nd April 7.30pm Sveta & Slava Cello and Piano

            14th May 4pm Afternoon Tea & Wind Serenades

            24th June 7.30pm Evening Concert

            16th July 7.30pm Cheese & Wind Ensemble

             8th October 7.30pm Cheshire Virtuosi

                                     Details to follow


2020 Concert Series was cancelled due to covid

13h June in support of Macmillan Nurses

Sveta & Slava Cello and Piano Duo

Russian cellist Svetlana Mochalova and Ukrainian pianist Slava Sidorenko first met at the Royal Northern College of Music. A musical relationship blossomed into a personal relationship and the couple are now married. Between them, they’ve won multiple awards and performed at venues including the Purcell Room, the Barbican, Wigmore Hall and Glastonbury. 

Programme to include Rachmaninov’s incredibly beautiful Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor op.19    Sveta & Slava

11th July in support of RNIB

Oboe, Bassoon and Piano Trio

Featuring Our very own Music Director of Worleston Chamber Concerts Andrew Bassey on Bassoon, ex Halle, BBC Welsh and Ulster orchestra, and RNCM professor, Hugh McKenna on oboe , and multi award winning pianist Jonarthan Ellis.

Programme to include Poulenc’s fun showpiece Trio for the oboe, bassoon and piano, packed with French wit!

19th September in support of Altzheimers

Worleston Wind Ensemble

The Worleston Wind Ensemble gave a stunning performance last year and this is why? It is packed with top professional players mostly on thew teaching staff at the Royal Northern College of music.

Players include Linda Merrick RNCM Principal, and RNCM professors Hugh McKenna Oboe and Lindsey Stoker horn, Chamber Orchestra or Europe Horn Peter Richards and our Music Director Andrew bassoey on Bassoon.

All directed by internal conductor Dr Tim Reynish MBE.

Programme to include one of Mozart’s masterpiece for winds, his Serenade no. 12 in C minor K388

24th October

in support of Cancer Research

Worleston Virtuosi

Soloist Wissam Boustany

Returning from a recent outstanding performance of the Beethoven Septet this year we have expanded the group to feature one of the most incredible Chamber Works in the repertoire Spohr’s wonderful Grand Nonet. Spohr was very popular in his time, however being a contemporary of Beethoven and Mozart but was somewhat overshadowed and fell into relative obscurity after his death. He invented the violin chin rest, rehearsal marks in music and straddled the classical and romantic period!

Wissam Boustany will be performing as soloist in a Mozart Flute Quartet. Do you remember him improvising and performing Alwyn’s epic Flute Concerto in the Wind Concert in 2019?

Players for Spohr’s Grand Nonet


Ben Holland

soloist, orchestral player and leader, RNCM professor


Andrea Gilliatt

ex Halle and freelance professional


Mark Sheridan

BBC Symphony Orchestra and guest leader of other orchestras and soloist


Leon Bosch

Academy of St Martin In the Fields principal, international soloist and now conductor


Wissam Boustany

intenational soloist, orchestral principal, chamber music and professor at Trinity Laban


Hugh Mckenna

orchestral principal, Ulster orchestra, BBC Welsh and Halle and RNCM Professor


Linda Merrick

RNCM Principal, soloist and recording artist.


Lindsey Stoker

Orchestral Principal, Halle, BBC Philharmonic, and Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestras and Senior Horn Professor at RNCM


Andrew Bassey

Orchestra principal, South African Chamber Orchestra and PACOFS, freelance player and Music Director of Worleston Music School and Professional Chamber Concerts

2019 Concert Series

Concert review for 5th October 2019

We were lucky enough to attend the Chamber Concert in Nantwich which included the Alwyn Concerto for Flute and eight wind instruments with soloist Wissam Boustany, the evening was a concert of music performed at the very highest level including staff from the RNCM. We brought a number of students from Shrewsbury School, all thoroughly enjoyed the evening and enjoyed watching professional musicians performing rather than being the performers themselves for a change. The repertoire was varied and included works from a range of periods which created a varied and entertaining program. The ensemble consisted of wind and horns and the music was extremely tight with precision and detail in every note. The highlight for myself was Wissam Boustany's improvisation which really captured the audiences attention, taking them to a far and distant land!

We are extremely lucky to have the amazing concert series so close and I can only look forward to future events.

Katy (School Music Teacher)

We have 4 'Not-for-profit' excellent concerts in St Marys Church, Nantwich, 7pm Saturdays, for 2019 for you.

Tickets for sale contact here to book yours or at St Marys Church Office and Shop and Nantwich Civic Hall 01270 628633 £12, £5 and online here

To claim your Early Bird 10% discounts (deadline 4pm Wednesday before each concert 2019)

£12, £5

Tickets On Sale Below and at CIVIC HALL Nantwich 01270 619224 and St Marys Church Shop and Parish Office


16th November

Worleston Virtuosi

Andrew Bassey - Director of Worleston Music School & Chamber Concerts and Bassoon Soloist             

Linda Merrick Clarinet (RNCM Principal),

Ben Holland Violin (RNCM Professor),

Richard Waldock Bass

Sarah Westbury cello

Shirley Richards ex BBC Phil violin,

Andrea Gilliatt ex Hallé viola

Lindsey Stoker Horn ex BBC Phil principal

Peter Richards Chamber Orch of Europe Horn


Programme -


Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks


Bassoon Concerto in D minor





22nd June

Ryebank Piano Trio

Jonathan Ellis Piano, Duncan Reid Violin, and Isabel Williamson Cello

Programme -

Mozart Trio No.6 in C major K548

Beethoven Trio in Bb major Op. 11

Schubert Trio in Bb Op. 99

13th July

Linda Merrick & Friends Trio 

Linda Merrick Clarinet (RNCM Principal), Andrew Bassey Bassoon, and Jonathan Ellis Piano

Programme -


Trio Pathétique

Hurlestone Trio in G minor


Ballade No 3 in A flat Major (Piano Solo)


Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C sharp minor (Solo Piano)


Trio in A minor Op. 114

5th October

World famous Dr Tim Reynish MBE

conducts the Worleston Wind Ensemble with Virtuoso Flute Soloist Wissam Boustany


Hugh McKenna ex Halle and Oboe Professor at RNCM

Debbie Fuller ex RNCM


Linda Merrick RNCM Principal. solist & recording artist

Anthony Houghton Ex Manchester Cameta principal clarinet


Lindsey Stoker ex Halle and RNCM Professor

Peter Richards Chamber Orchestyra of Europe


 Andrew Bassey Music Director of Worleston Music School ex Principal Bassoon SA

Chamber Orch

Linton Wesley Stephens ex RNCM freelance bassoonist

Programme -


Marriage of Figaro Overture


Concerto for Flute and 8 Wind Instruments


Octet Partita




Petite Symphonie

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NOW Celebration CD

2018 Concert Series

The concerts are run as a 'Not for Profit' part of Worleston Music School. This means that all profits are taxable and any extra monies are put straight back into delivering wonderful concerts for the public (if profits are made). Costs include payments for musicians and their expenses, hall hire, printing costs and advertising, sheet music costs, refreshments, (including cakes). All the organisation including the preparation of programmes and baking of cakes is done for free and is therefore run by volunteers. Income comes from the attendees at concerts and any donations and sponsorship are very welcome. Please contact Andrew via the contact page if you would like to donate or sponsor these concerts. If the concerts make a loss it is supported by Andrew Bassey and Worleston Music School, so please support our events.

Below you can donate to help support these concerts or buy a NOW CD as all proceeds from these sales are to help fund these concerts. Andrew Bassey produced this CD before he took Northamptonshire Orchestral Winds to perform in Carnegie Hall, New York...

Final Celebration Concert 25th November 2018 at Brine Leas School

Schubert Octet, Francaix Divertissment and Rossini Duet

Linda Merrick – clarinet soloist

Ben Holland – violin soloist

Leon Bosch – bass virtuoso

Mark Sheridan – cello BBC Symphony principal

Shirley Richards – violin ex BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Andrea Gilliatt – viola ex Halle Orchestra

Peter Richards – horn Chamber Orchestra of Europe

Andrew Bassey – Bassoon ex South African Chamber Orchestra principal


Duet for Cell and Bass - Rossini

Divertissement for Bassoon and strings - Francaix

Interval (including Anne’s great cakes)

Octet - Schubert

Concert 7 of 8 part series.

3.30pm, 14th October at Brine Leas School

14th October Programme

Beethoven Piano and Wind Quintet in Eb op. 16

Chopin Piano solo

Interval Homemade cakes are deliciuos from fruit, lemon, drizzle, sponge, sugar free, gluten fee and even vegan!

Liszt piano solo

Mozart Piano and Wind Quintet KV452


It gives us enormous pleasure to invite Hugh Mckenna oboe professor at Royal Northern College of Music and Halle Orchestra read more here

Hugh Mkenna Oboe

Ruth Parry Clarinet

Andrew Bassey Bassoon

Peter Richards Horn

Jonathan Ellis Piano

Concert 6 of 8 part series. Julie Lloyd flute, Andrew Bassey bassoon, Jonathan Ellis Piano. 3.30pm 30th September at Brine Leas School.

Flute, bassoon and Piano Trios

Julie Lloyd - flute

Andrew Bassey - bassoon

Jonathan Ellis - Piano 

Beethoven Trio for flute, bassoon and piano in G major

Duetto Concertato on themes from Verdi

by P. Morlacchi & A, Torriani

plus solos for bassoon, flute and piano

Anne's delicious cakes in the interval

Concert 5 of 8 part series. Conductor Tim Reynish. 3.30pm 9th Sept 2018 at Brine Leas School

Concert 4 of 8 part 2018 series. 3.30pm, Sunday 15th July 2018 at Brine Leas School, Nantwich

Wind Quintet and Piano


Louise Ferrenc Sextet in C minor for Piano and Wind Quintet op. 40


Andante sostenuto

Allegro vivace

Interval (including Anne's cakes)

Francis Poulenc Sextet

Allegro vivace

Divertissment Andantino

Finale Prestissimo

George Gershwin

Rhapsody in Blue


Jonathan Ellis


Julie Lloyd


David Lloyd


Ruth Parry


Peter Richards


Andrew Bassey

Concert 3 of 8 part 2018 series. 3.30pm, Sunday 3rd June 2018 at Brine Leas School, Nantwich

Return of Jonathan Ellis with his Award winning Piano Trio

The Ryebank Piano Trio with violinist Duncan Reid and Isobel Williamson on the Cello. A group formed while students at the Royal Northern College of Music and winner of prestigious chamber music prizes.

June 3rd at Brine Leas School at 3.30pm a programme of wonderful music by 2 of the greatest composers ever - Tchaikovsky and Beethoven! washed down at the interval with Anne's delicious cakes and a cup of coffee.


Tchaikovsky - Trio in A minor Op. 50

  1. Pezzo elegiaco (Moderato assai - Allegro giusto)
  2. Theme and 11 Variations
  3. Final Variation + Coda

*** INTERVAL *** including Anne's tasty cakes

Beethoven - Trio in E flat major Op. 70/2

  1. Poco sostenuto / Allegro ma non troppo
  2. Allegretto
  3. Allegretto ma non troppo
  4. Allegro

Concert 2 of 2018's 8 part series

Virtuoso Bass Soloist Leon Bosch joins us for a dazzling concert of music and technical prowess on 13th May at Brine Leas School


Fasch Trio Sonata in D minor for 2 oboes, bassoon and bass continuo

Beethoven Sonata in F op 17 Soloist Leon Bosch

Fasch sonata for bassoon and continuo soloist Andrew Bassey

Interval with refreshments including Anne's delicious cakes

Elegy and Tarantella Bottesini soloist Leon Bosch

Zelenka Trio Sonata No. 5 in F for 2 oboes, bassoon and continuo

Oboes: Simon Beesley & Debbie Fuller

Bassoon: Andrew Bassey

Continuo Jonathan Ellis

Bass: Leon Bosch

Leon Bosch and Ben Holland (also featured in Schubert Octet concert on 25th November at Brine Leas) in Bottesini Grand Duo

Anne's delicious interval cakes!

Concert 1 Programme

April 29th African Soprano Margaret Ferguson and Jonathan Ellis Piano

"Sea Pictures"

Edward Elgar

"Come Scoglia" (from Cosi fan Tutti) W.A. Mozart


 "Love is where you find it" from The Kissing Bandit Nacio Herb Brown

"Deep River" Traditional Spiritual

"Porgy and Bess" Medley George Gerswhin

"Tell me the truth about love" from Cabaret Songs Benjamin Britten

"The tale of the oyster" from The Fifty Million Frenchman Cole Porter

"Onipa beye bi" Amu

'Someone Is Sending Me Flowers" Sheldon Harnick & David Baker

Sunday 9th September

Large Wind Ensemble


Strauss Serenade in Eb

Joachim Raff Sinfonietta

Adam Gorb French Dances Revisited

Conductor Dr Tim Reynish

The venue - Brine Leas School, Audlem Rd, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 7DY

Time 3.30pm - 5.30pm

Day Sunday

Tickets £8, £2 children

Concerts Dates 2018

Concert 1

April 29th

African Soprano Margaret Ferguson and Jonathan Ellis Piano

Concert 2

May 13th 

Simon Beesley & Debbie Fuller, Oboes Andrew Bassey Bassoon Jonathan Ellis Piano/Harpsichord Leon Bosch Bass

Programme to include Zelenka trio sonata no. 5 in F major

Concert 3

June 3rd

Ryebank Trio Jonathan Ellis Piano Duncan Reid Violin Isobel Williamson Cello

Concert 4

July 15th

Programme to include Francis Poulenc Sextet Julie Lloyd Flute, Simon Beesley Oboe, Ruth Parry Clarinet,

Andrew Bassey Bassoon, Peter Richards Horn, Jonathan Ellis Piano

Concert 5

September 9th

Programme Strauss Serenade, Gorb French Dances Revisited and Joachim Raff Sinfonietta

Conductor Dr Tim Reynish,

Julie Lloyd & Katy Adkins Flutes

Simon Beesley & Debbie Fuller Oboes,

Ruth Parry & Paul Freeman Clarinets

Andrew Bassey & Charlotte Curwen Bassoons

Rachel Jones Contrabassoon

Adrian Norris, Daniel Bassey, Peter Sellers & Chris Pople Horns

Concert 6

September 30th

Flute, Bassoon and Piano concert include Beethoven Trio

Julie Lloyd Flute, Andrew Bassey Bassoon, Jonathan Ellis Piano

Concert 7

October 14th

Concert to include Beethoven Piano and Wind Quintet

Piano Andrew Wilde

Simon Beesley Oboe, Ruth Parry Clarinet,

Peter Richards Horn, Andrew Bassey Bassoon

Concert 8

November 25th

Celebration and Final Concert of the series

Programme to include Beethovan's wonderful Septet

with an all star line up!!

Ben Holland Violin soloist, chamber musician, RNCM professor

Linda Merrick Clarinet soloist, chamber musician, RNCM principal

Shirley Richards Violin Ex BBC Philharmonic 1st violin

Andrea Gilliatt Viola Ex viola in Halle Orchestra

Andrew Bassey Bassoon Ex principal bassoon National Chamber Orchestra (South Africa)

Peter Richards Horn Freelance horn and Chamber Orchestra of Europe

Mark Sheridan Cello co principal Cello in BBC Symphony Orchestra (London)

Leon Bosch Bass International Bass virtuoso soloist

Past concerts

Don't miss LINDA MERRICK - Royal Northern College of Music Principal - in Mendelssohn's second Concert Piece 4.30pm this Sunday 26th November at Worleston Village Hall. go to the contacts page on this website fill in the form to pre-order your seat! This is the last and gonna be the best of the season with works by Dr Martin Ellerby, composer of 'Paris Sketches' and 'A Silent Movie Suite', and Howard Blake composer of 'The Snowman', and a wonderful romantic work by the little known Arthur Bird all ably conducted by the one and only Dr Tim Reynish!

26th November - THE AUDIENCE!

26th November concert - The Musicians

Tim Reynish conductor

Linda Merrick clarinet

Martin Ellerby composer

Julie Lloyd, Katy Adkins - flutes

Debbie Fuller, Vanessa Hanson-Morris - oboes

Ruth Parry (basset), Paul Freeman - clarinets

Adrian Norris, Paul Sellers - horns

Worleston Music School concerts this term -

September - November 2017

in Worleston Village hall,

Sundays at 4.30pm.

September 3rd

Antonin Dvorak Serenade in D minor 0p. 44

Mary Chandler Cassation for Wind Octet

Johann Nepomuk Hummel Octet-Partita

Slavonic Dance No.9 Op. 72 no. 1

Slavonic Dance No. 8 Op. 46 No. 8

September 24th

Ludwig van Beethoven Septet in Eb Op. 20

Franz Berwald Grand Septet in Bb

Violin: Alison Loram

Viola: Andrea Gilliatt

Clarinet: Kat Browning

Bassoon: Andrew Bassey

Horn: Peter Richards

Cello: Ruth Henley

Bass: Graeme Hollingdale

October 8th

Krommer Partita in Eb for Wind Sextet

Mozart Serenade no. 11 in Eb Kv 375 for Wind Sextet (original form)

Beethoven Sextet op.71

Weber Adagio and Rondo

Clarinet: Kat Browning

Clarinet: Paul Freeman

Bassoon: Andrew Bassey

Bassoon: Charlotte Curwen

Horn: Adrian Norris

Horn: Chris Pople

October 22nd

Carl Neilsen Wind Quintet op.43

Anton Riecha Wind Quintet Op. 88 No.2


Flute: Julie Lloyd (ex Royal Academy of Music)

Oboe: Debbie Fuller (ex Royal Northern College of Music)

Clarinet: Ellen Tiso (Royal Northern College of Music)

Horn: Peter Richards (ex Royal Northern College of Music)

Bassoon: Andrew Bassey (ex Royal Northern College of Music)

October 29th Piano Recital Andrew Wilde (ex Chethams' School of Music/Royal Northern College of Music regular soloist) by kind support from 'The Outreach Programme of The North West Music Trust'

Haydn Variations in F minor, Hob XV1:6

Beethoven Sonata in C minor, Op. 13 Pathetique


Barcarolle in F sharp minor Op. 60

Nocturne in D flat, Op. 27 No. 2

Waltz in C sharp minor 64 No. 2

Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor op. 31

November 5th Recital with Peter Cigleris (Clarinet ex Birmingham Conservatoire/Royal College of Music),

Andrew Bassey (Bassoon ex Royal Northern College of Music) and

Jonathan Ellis Piano (ex Royal Norther College of Music).

Brahms Clarinet Sonata in Eb,

Chopin Waltz (Piano solo)

Saint-Saens Bassoon Sonata in G,

Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody (Solo Piano)

Glinka Trio Pathetique in D minor (Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano)

November 26th

Linda Merrick (Principal of RNCM and international clarinet soloist) featured in Mendelsohn's Concert Piece no. 2 op. 114

Dr Martin Ellerby Divertimento for winds (in the presence of the composer),

Howard Blake (composer of 'The Snowman') Serenade for Winds

Arthur Bird Suite in D for 10 Winds

conductor Tim Reynish

Worleston Music School 9th Professional Concert

@ Worleston Village Hall this Sunday 24th September

Family concert @ 4.30pm


Musicians Clarinet - Kat Browning (Ex - RNCM post graduate @ freelance player)

Bassoon - Andrew Bassey (Ex - RNCM ex principal bsn National Chamber Orchestra and PACOFS (South Africa))

Horn - Peter Richards (Ex - RNCM Chamber Orchestra of Europe & freelance player)

Violin - Alison Loram (Ex - Birmingham Conservatoire & freelance player)

Viola - Andrea Gilliatt (Ex - RNCM ex principal viola @ Halle Orchestra)

Cello - Ruth Henley (Ex - Birmingham Conservatoire & freelance player)

Bass - Graeme Hollingdale (Professional freelance basis based in Oxford)

It is a honour, privilege and a joy for me to get experienced professional musicians together to perform really great and beautiful music live in our community, and I would like to continue to diversify the concerts greatly. I am hoping these concerts will be a joy and inspiration to you, friends and family.

Please pass on to your friends

Previous concerts

Worleston Music School 10th Professional Concert

@ Worleston Village Hall this Sunday 8th October

Family concert @ 4.30pm


Beethoven Sextet for Winds Op. 71

Mozart Serenade for Wind Sextet KV3785

Krommer Partita for Wind Sextet

Weber Adagio and Rondo for wind Sextet

Clarinets: Kat Browning & Paul Freeman

Bassoons: Andrew Bassey & Charlotte Curwen

Horns; Adrian Norris & Chris Pople

St Mary's Church, Acton. Arts Festival concert Saturday 15th July. Student Concert


Daniel Bassey Horn

Timothy Bassey Horn

Matthew Bassey Tuba

Andrew Bassey (Dad) on Piano, Horn and Bassoon

Worleston Music School (est. January 2016)

upcoming events

2nd Student Recital

4pm 17th June 2017

Wettenhall Church

Long Lane CW7 4DN

Free concert - donations to a local school, church funds and Music School Concerts fund (so come along and even support the community)

Concert includes:

Student performances on a variety of instruments including bassoon, cello, violin, piano, flute. clarinet and trombone, a bassoon trio, and string group, and flautist Katy with ’The Carnival of Venice’ Variations - AND students collaborating in the first ever Worleston Music School Orchestra with over 40 players in a piece written by Music Director and teacher Andrew; ’Naseby Academic Festival'.


7th Wind Ensemble Concert

4.30pm 2nd June 2017

Church Minshall Village Hall

Muslin Row CW5 6EW

£7 and £2 (school age children)

Family concert


Norse Legend Frank Bridge (1979-1941)

Serenade Op. 104 Saloman Jadassohn (1831-1902)

Pavane pour une Enfante Défunte Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

Dixtour for Wind Ensemble George Enescu (1881-1955)

A wonderfully and intensely romantic programme conducted by our mentor Dr Timothy Reynish (ex RNCM head of Wind and percussion and international conductor, writer, critic, adjudicator and teacher), and 10 wonderfully talented wind musicians mainly ex Royal Northern College of Music professionals. New instrument in this concert is the Cor Anglais (which means English Horn) - a kind of tenor oboe, so yes double reed, with a beautifully warm and yet mournful tone.


Julie Lloyd & Gabi Lipshen


Debbie Fuller & Vanessa Hanson-Morris (cor anglais)


John Priest & Paul Freeman


Adrian Norris & Chris Pople


Andrew Bassey & Charlotte Curwen

Please go to our website for details of lessons. We are very keen for people to learn orchestral instruments with special consideration for the so called endangered instruments particularly double reeds. Please contact us for information about half price oboe and bassoon lessons.

Please come to and event and tell others.

Many thanks, Andrew

George Enescu dixtour op. 14. conductor Tim Reynish. Concert 2nd July 2017

Ravel Pavane

Frank Bridge Norse Legend

Jaddasohn serenade op. 104 10f2

Jaddasohn serenade op. 104 2of2

Sunday 23rd April 2017. Tea in the Tower at Acton Church. featuring advanced students! 3pm

Tea in the Tower at St Mary's Church, Acton, CW5 8LE

Performance 3pm – 4pm Sunday 23rd April 2017

Featuring some advanced students from

Worleston Music School


Largo and Allegro from Sonata no. 3 for 2 flutes Loeillet

Flutes: Katy Adkins and Andrew Bassey

 Sword Dance for horn and Piano by Guy Woolfenden

Horn: Daniel Bassey

Piano: Andrew Bassey

Song for Suzie for Tuba and Piano by Philip Sparke

Tuba: Matthew Bassey

Piano: Andrew Bassey

Allegro, Largo and Allegro from Vivaldi Flute concerto in D minor

Flute: Katy Adkins

Piano: Andrew Bassey

 Hornpipe for Tuba and Piano

Tuba: Matthew Bassey

Piano: Andrew Bassey

Ave Verum Corpus, by Mozart arr. For horn quartet

Horns: Daniel Bassey, Timothy Bassey, Nick Smith and Andrew Bassey

Allegro from Flute Duet in G major Beethoven

Flutes: Katy Adkins and Andrew Bassey

The Hunters Chorus from Der Frischultz, by Weber arr. For 4 horns

Horns: Daniel Bassey, Timothy Bassey, Nick Smith and Andrew Bassey

Wind Chamber Music Concert

4.30pm 9th April

Church Minshall Village Hall


Conductor: Dr Tim Reynish

£7, £2 Children

Come and here more music for Wind Dectet, featuring Andrew and many ex-RNCM's under the direction of one of the world's highly recognised wind experts.

Programme to include

Guy Woofenden's 2nd Serenade in memory of William Waterhouse

Bernard Emil's gorgeous Divertissment for Winds

and maybe some Haydn and Warlock

Please join us on the 9th April at 4.30pm for wonderful music and afternoon tea and cakes.