Willows Woodwind Concert

13th June 2024

On Wednesday 12th June, family and friends of the Foundation congregated in Jubilee Hall to enjoy a beautiful evening of woodwind music from musicians at Wakefield Girls’ and our brother school, QEGS. 

We enjoyed performances by a range of musical groups including the Double Reed Group, Intermediate Flutes, Senior Flutes and Clarantella, alongside lots of solo performances by our students. 


A list of all performances:

Double Reed Group – The Elephant, Saint-Saens and Tijuana Reeds

Isobel – Andante Piacevole, Bowen

Intermediate Flutes – Chim-Chim Cheree, Sherman. Arr. Orriss

Amelia – Boogie Express, Parker

Pip – Valdemosa No.2 from Two Majorcan Pieces, Horovitz

Elizabeth – Sea Horses, Cafola

Senior Flutes – Libertango, Piazzola. Arr. Orriss and Wallace and Gromit Theme, Nott. Arr Vinson

Michael – Ballade, Keri Degg

Saxophone Ensemble – All because of You, Karen Street

Azariah – Black Sheep of the Family, Christopher Norton

Rebecca – A Nakht in Gan Eydn, Trad. Klezmer, arr. Gellnick

Freyja – Heather Hill, Swain

Tilly – On My Own, Schonberg

Clarantella – Puttin on the Ritz, Berlin and Rhapsody in Blue, Gershwin arr. Murtha

Dhruv – Chanson de Matin, Elgar

Joshua – Prelude, from Victorian Kitchen Garden, Reade

Saxophone Ensemble – Happy, Pharrell Williams

Pip – Angel Eyes, Matt Dennis

Massed ensembles – Stranger on the Shore, Bilk


Well done to all of our students who performed yesterday. Live performances can be nerve-wracking, but all our students excelled and showed confidence and skill in their craft. 

Thank you to our music teachers: Mrs Warrington, Mr Urbanski, Mrs Garside and Mrs Turner, who helped to organise this event and supported students in their preparation. Finally, a big thank you to all parents and carers who joined us, it was lovely to see you all!

Mrs K Bentham 

Director of Music

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