EXEC

President:

Name: Thomas Stanford

Year of Study: 3rd

Course: Mathematics

Instruments: Flute, Piccolo, Recorder, Organ, and Saxophone

Favourite Wind Orch Piece: Four Norfolk Dances

Favourite Wind Orch Social: MC Ball

“As President I'm the main port of call of anything Wind Orch related! I supervise and help the exec, small band coordinators, and conductors in their role while liaising with the Music Centre, other societies, and the SU. I make sure any problems can be rectified as quickly as possible so Wind Orch can rehearse and perform at its best."
 

Vice-President/Treasurer:

Name: James Jones

Year of Study: 4th

Course: Mathematics

Instruments: Saxophone, Clarinet, and Electric Bass

Favourite Wind Orch Piece: Fate of the Gods

Favourite Wind Orch Social: Wind Orch Bowling!!

"As Vice-President and Treasurer, I’m responsible for looking after all of the Wind Orchestra’s finances. I also work closely with Thomas to ensure the society runs smoothly and that all of our members have an enjoyable time at Wind Orch!"

Secretary:

Name: Martin Hill

Year of Study: 3rd

Course: Mechanical Engineering

Instruments: Saxophone and Clarinet

Favourite Wind Orch Piece: The Incredibles

Favourite Wind Orch Social: Bowling

“As Secretary, I help organise the society. I'm responsible for booking rooms, maintaining the website and managing our mailing lists. I also take minutes at exec meetings and run our Beginners' Wind scheme.”

Concert Manager:

Name: Katharine Wilson-Jarvis

Year of Study: 4th

Course: Psychology with Intercalated Year

Instruments:  Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Piano, Violin, and Saxophone

Favourite Wind Orch Piece: Hymn of the Highlands

Favourite Wind Orch Social: Post-NCBF Group Meal

"As Concert Manager, I organise all of the concerts and performance opportunities for the Wind Orchestra. This role includes liaising with venues, arranging member sign-ups, and establishing the plan for each event. My role also involves the set up of percussion for rehearsals, as well as coordinating the Wind Orchestra's participation in the National Concert Band Festival."

Marketing Manager:

Name: Fernando Nodal

Year of Study: 2nd

Course: Chemistry

Instrument: Saxophone

Favourite Wind Orch Piece: Ghost Train

Favourite Wind Orch Social: Circle and POP!

“As Marketing Manager, I am responsible for advertising the Wind Orchestra. This includes publicising concerts and other events, as well as increasing awareness of the opportunities offered by Wind Orchestra, through a range of different media platforms. I am also in charge of ordering merchandise for our society!

Librarian (1):

Name: Ruth Pugh

Year of Study: 3rd

Course: Mathematics

Instruments: Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Oboe, and Piano

Favourite Wind Orch Piece: Pirates of the Caribbean

Favourite Wind Orch Social: Music Centre Ball

“I am one of the Wind Orchestra’s two librarians and this involves managing the orchestra’s vast collection of sheet music. We establish with the conductors the music that is going to be played and ensure that all of the parts end up in the correct folders. If you have any queries about the sheet music, we would be more than happy to help.”

Librarian (2):

Name: Anna Ruddock

Year of Study: 2nd

Course: Mathematics

Instruments: Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Tenor Horn

Favourite Wind Orch Piece: Bacchus on Blue Ridge

Favourite Wind Orch Social: Exec Quiz

“I'm the other half of the librarian team - along with Ruth, I  make sure that we have access to all the pieces conductors wish to play throughout the year, and coordinate sharing of music with local bands and other university wind orchestras. Issues relating to the number of photocopies of sheet music (or lack thereof) should be directed to us."

Socials and Welfare Officer:

Name: Abi Pennells

Year of Study: 4th

Course: French and Italian

Instruments: Saxophone, Piano and Drums

Favourite Wind Orch Piece: Lion King

Favourite Wind Orch Social: Pub Golf

"I organise socials for Wind Orchestra, as well as organising events with the other Music Centre Social Secretaries.  As the Welfare Officer I am here to support members of the orchestra to ensure they are supported and enjoy their university experience."

SMALL BAND COORDINATORS

Liquorice Sticks:

Name: Ruth Pugh

Year of Study: 3rd

Course: Mathematics

Instruments: Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Oboe, and Piano

Favourite Small Band Piece: Lakme

"As co-ordinator, my role is to sort rehearsal times and spaces, performances and music. If you have any ideas for the liquorice sticks whether performances or pieces or generally just want a chat about some amazing clarinet music, let me know!”

Liquorice Sticks:

Name: Katharine Wilson-Jarvis

Year of Study: 4th

Course: Psychology with Intercalated Year

Instruments: Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Piano, Violin, and Saxophone

Favourite Small Band Piece: How to Train Your Dragon

"Liq Sticks is our super friendly clarinet group, which it is so much fun to play with! This year, we are sharing the running of the group between several of our members, ensuring that we are as collaborative as possible. I will primarily be responsible for arranging our performance opportunities throughout the year.

Liquorice Sticks:

Name: Anna Ruddock

Year of Study: 2nd

Course: Mathematics

Instruments: Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Tenor Horn

Favourite Small Band Piece: Fantasia

“I'm responsible for the day-to-day organisation of Liq Sticks, such as room booking and sorting sheet music. At first I was worried I wouldn't be 'good enough' to play in a small band, but it wasn't like that at all and I'm so glad I tried it - it's turned out to be one of my favourite parts of Wind Orch. It's really built my confidence and I'd recommend it to anyone who can play clarinet, especially incoming Freshers as it's a great opportunity to get to know others in main band better!"

Flute Choir:

Name: Amrita Sandhu

Year of Study: 3rd

Course: Economics

Instrument: Flute 

"I’m in charge of all things admin for flute choir so please direct any questions my way! I’ve also been playing in the choir for a year but you definitely won’t find me conducting!"

Flute Choir:

Name: James Haigh

Year of Study: 3rd

Course: Linguistics

Instruments: Flute, Piccolo, Violin, Cello, Guitar, Sax, Clarinet, Ocarina, Ukulele, Mandolin, and Accordion

Favourite Small Band Piece: One Day More

"I'm the social media manager for flute choir so please make sure to follow us for all of my fun posts! Flute choir's a super relaxed way to have a bit of fun playing for a couple of hours each week, and we're more than happy for you to just come along to whatever fits in your schedule!"

Flute Choir:

Name: Emily Roberts

Year of Study: 3rd

Course: Mathematics

Instruments: Flute, Violin, Organ

Favourite Small Band Piece: Scarborough Fair

"I’m mainly in charge of organising music and making sure we have a variety of interesting pieces to play. We usually have a mix of fun pieces such as themes from films, musicals and even video games as well as more classical style pieces. We’re open to requests so if you have a favourite piece, feel free to suggest it!"

Feeling Saxy:

Name: Abi Pennells

Year of Study: 4th

Course: French and Italian

Instruments: Saxophone, Piano, Drums

Favourite Small Band Piece: Rain Dance

“Together with Emily, I run rehearsals and organise concerts. Feeling Saxy is open to players of all standards, so come along and give it a go!

Feeling Saxy:

Name: Emily Alger

Year of Study: 4th

Course: Maths and Statistics

Instruments: Saxophone, Clarinet and Piano

Favourite Small Band Piece: Pirates of the Caribbean

"I work with Abi to organise everything Saxy! We organise rehearsals, socials and gigs throughout the year to share our love of Sax music with everyone. Come along for music and fun at our rehearsals, you won't be disappointed!"

Double Reeds:

Name: Daria Hall

Year of Study: 2nd

Course: Maths and Physics

Instrument: Oboe

"I run the brand new Double Reed group with Cameron. This band is open to all levels so please do come along!"

Double Reeds:

Name: Cameron Hammond

Year of Study: 2nd

Course: Mathematics

Instruments: Bassoon, Contrabassoon and Piano

"I run the newly formed small band along with Daria and would love to see as many double reedists (of any standard) here as possible :) "

CONDUCTORS

Term 1:

Name: Vasudha Marthi

Year of Study: 3rd

Course: Economics

Instruments: Clarinet and Piano

"As one of the student conductors, I get to choose some of the music that we play; hopefully a mixture of fun yet challenging pieces. I am looking forward to running rehearsals this year and working with the wonderful players so that we can perform to our best standard!"

Term 2:

Name: Chloé Postel-Vinay

Year of Study: 4th

Course: Mathematics

Instruments: Flute, Piccolo, and Saxophone

"As one of the conductors, my role is to select some cool music and direct the orchestra to play it all together. You can usually find me in the flute section, and I sometimes hang around in Feeling Saxy rehearsals. I’m always up for a friendly chat!"

Term 2:

Name: Thomas Stanford

Year of Study: 3rd

Course: Mathematics

Instruments: Flute, Piccolo, Recorder, Organ, and Saxophone

"As a conductor this year, I'm looking forward to choosing a good range of pieces that hopefully everyone will enjoy playing. Most importantly, I can't wait to start working with such a talented and committed group of musicians!" 

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