North Wind

North Wind comprise flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon. We share a passion for music and performance and play a wide variety of music ranging from baroque through to contemporary.We have performed regularly together since 1999 in a variety of venues, primarily in the North of England.

As well as concerts, we have also played for weddings, memorial services, car launchings, art exhibitions and formal dinners. Our programmes are devised individually to provide a variety of musical styles for each occasion.

Previous Concerts and Events

Friday, 15 July 2005

Christ Church, North Shields

This concert was shared with Tynemouth Savoyards - a group of singers from Tynemouth Gilbert & Sullivan Society.
North Wind performed the slow movement of the Beethoven Quartet for wind and piano (+ Robin), Agay Five Easy Dances, Gershwin I Got Rhythm, Arnold Three Sea Shanties, Ist movement of the Trois Pieces Breve by Ibert,The Can Can and finally accompanied the Savoyards in the Cachucha, from The Gondoliers.
The proceeds from this concert were shared between Age Concern in North Tyneside and Amnesty International

Friday, 1 July 2005

Classics at Kirkleatham

We were the last of the groups to perform in this very popular classical concert season held in the chapel of the former William Turner's Hospital, now the almshouses.
The first half programme included Mozart's Magic Flute Overture, Agay Five Easy Dances and Trois Piece Breve by Ibert. In the second half we performed the Piano Quintet in E flat by Mozart, with Robin playing the Steinway piano, Telemann Trio Sonata (Harriet and Hazel playing recorders), Gershwin Promenade and Jamaican Rumba.