Cadenza Musicians Directory
Listing of musicians

Name: Zephyr Ensemble
Skills: Ensemble (wind quintet)
Phone: +44 (0)7771 578128
Address: 6 Sheerwater Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 5TT, United Kingdom
Links: E-mail
The Zephyr Ensemble was formed in September 1997 by students at the Royal College of Music, London. In December of the same year the group won the RCM Wind and Brass Ensemble Prize, which they subsequently retained in 1998.

In 1998, the Ensemble performed to HM Queen Elizabeth II at the re-opening of the Albert Memorial and also played at HRH Prince Charles' 50th birthday celebrations at Hampton Court Palace.In 1999, the group performed live on BBC Radio 3 as a preview for the National Young Musicians Chamber Music Festival, where they were representing the Royal College of Music. In April 2000, they gave a further broadcast on Radio 3.

The Zephyr Ensemble have given recitals for many music clubs and festivals, including The Cheltenham Festival,Woburn Music Festival, The Tilford Bach Society and Richmond Concert Society. They have also performed at many prestigious venues in and around London, such as St.Martin-in-the-Fields and Blackheath Halls.

The Zephyr Ensemble is also committed to educational and outreach work. In January 2000, they were appointed 'Ensemble in Residence' at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and later that year won a place on the Blackheath Young Artist's Scheme, involving regular school's workshops in the Blackheath area



Musicians Index       Add a Biography       Cadenza Index