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"The notes I handle no better than many, but the pauses between the notes - ah thats where the art resides". Artur Schnabel


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Wind Quintet & Small Wind Ensemble Retreat

4pm Friday 4th to 4pm Sunday 6th
August 2017

Parcevall Hall, Yorkshire Dales

This retreat is for players of flute, oboe, clarinet, french horn and bassoon and is open to individuals, as well as pre-existing ensembles of all standards.

All but one of our tutors are members of The Orchestra of Opera North. Our French Horn Tutor, Naomi Atherton, is the principal horn player of the Manchester Camerata and of the Northern Chamber Orchestra. Our Opera North Tutors are as follows:

Flute - Kevin Gowland
Oboe - Richard Hewitt
Clarinet - Andrew Mason
Bassoon - David Baker

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We're having a rest
from performing over the summer holidays!

Wonderful Winds Flute Days!

The Ockment Centre, North Street, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1AR

Sat. 19th August 2017, 10am - 6pm
For novice/intermediate players & rusty returners! (Approx. Grade 1-5)

Sun. 20th August 2017, 10am - 6pm
For more confident or advanced players. (Approx. Grade 5-Diploma)

Two days of Flute Ensemble fun for players of all ages and abilities!

  • Play together in a large flute choir and smaller groups using the Wonderful Winds library.
  • Work on your sound, technique and ensemble skills.
  • Coached by Joss Campbell and Mel Orriss.
  • Just Flutes and Wonderful Winds Trade Stands.

    Adults: 35.00 one day/60.00 weekend
    Under 18s: 25 one day/40.00 weekend
    Early Birds: book before June 30th for a further 5.00 discount!

    Click here for more information and to download the booking form


Saxophonics is a community saxophone ensemble, always happy to welcome new saxophone players!

All players are welcome, from about grade 3 (or equivalent experience) to grade 8 and beyond.

Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings, 7-9 pm, in Tavistock (King’s Hall, Pixon Lane, PL19 9AZ).

Subscription is 10 per month.

For more information please email


A Flute Choir based in Okehampton. Started in September 2012, rehearsing fortnightly on Wednesday evenings, directed by Mel Orriss.

For more details, contact Mel