Autumn Concerts 2021
Laura Heathcote and Stuart Phippen (violin & piano)
Laura Heathcote performs regularly across the UK. Having studied at the Royal college of music and the Royal Welsh college of music, Laura has gone on to perform at No.10 Downing Street, for United Nation summits and at the Royal Albert Hall, amongst other venues. Laura has recorded for the BBC and for worldwide televised adverts and regularly performs at weddings as a soloist and as part of her quartet, the Diamond String Quartet.
23rd October (penultimate Saturday)
iSax (saxophone quartet)
The iSax saxophone quartet is a popular and appreciated group of saxophonists from North Somerset who will make a welcome return for audiences to enjoy after the lockdown prevented live concerts.
Joss Wort (piano)
Joss is a Yatton scholar who is currently studying at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. This concert will provide an opportunity to appreciate the brilliant musical talents of our local protégé.
Spring Concerts 2022
Emily Heathcote & Jason Anderson (clarinet and piano)
Clarinettist Emily and her pianist husband Jason are graduates of the Guildhall School of Music and together are one of the top clarinet/piano duos performing as the Sforzandi Duo.
“Based in North Somerset and one of Bristol’s finest, Bold Brass is a brass ensemble formed in 1977. Their repertoire is drawn from their experienced instrumentalists to include – classical, jazz, big band and popular brass band music.
Imma Setiadi and Nigel Clayton (piano duet)
Imma and Nigel are international pianists who together have played duets in the UK, Europe and Indonesia. This concert will be the first piano duet hosted by the YMS and will be a most entertaining evening.
William McVicker is the organ curator at London’s Royal Festival Hall, and a visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music. The concert will be enhanced with a video display of the performance provided by the Bristol and District Organist Association.
Kramer Durcan Duo
Miriam Kramer is an outstanding American violinist Nicholas Durcan is a piano and organ graduate from the Royal Academy of Music. Their concert will include music by both Gershwin & the classical composers.