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HISTORICAL PLAYERS LIST

MEMBERS BY LENGTH OF MEMBERSHIP

Shows a list of all members since December 1994, with the dates of their first and last mentions in the programmes,
the number of years and terms they've been members, and additional instruments where known. This date marks where 'records began' and there are members playing today who have been with us for much longer ...

This list is ordered by the length of each person's presence in the programmes starting with the longest-serving.

A similar list of GUEST PLAYERS is also available further down the page, click here.

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Ruth Chappell

Violin 1

Au 1994 - Sp 2019

24 yrs

2

Margaret Newall

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Sp 2019

24 yrs

2

Tony Norris

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Sp 2018

23 yrs

2

Eileen Lloyd

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Su 2017

22 yrs

3

Frances Touch

Bassoon

Au 1996 - Sp 2019

22 yrs

2

Shani Long

Flute

Su 1995 - Au 2016

21 yrs

2

Janice Barker

Horn

Au 1999 - Sp 2019

19 yrs

2

Paddy Stevens

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Sp 2014

19 yrs

2

Christopher John

Conductor

Au 1997 - Sp 2017

19 yrs

2

Carolyn Brett

Viola

Sp 1998 - Su 2017

19 yrs

2

+ Cello

Ruth Foxcroft

Violin 1

Su 2000 - Sp 2019

18 yrs

3

Joan Taylor

Bassoon

Su 2000 - Sp 2019

18 yrs

3

Faye Mealor

Violin 1

Au 1996 - Sp 2014

17 yrs

2

Roy Penny

Flute

Sp 1998 - Su 2015

17 yrs

2

Margaret Penny

Horn

Sp 1998 - Su 2015

17 yrs

2

Luke Usher-Somers

Oboe

Au 2001 - Sp 2019

17 yrs

2

+ Piano

Michael Tweedie

Cello

Au 1994 - Sp 2011

16 yrs

2

Barry Cavell

Flute

Au 2002 - Sp 2019

16 yrs

2

Gillian Palmer

Viola

Au 1998 - Au 2014

15 yrs

1

+ Cello

Jane Norris

Cello

Au 2003 - Sp 2019

15 yrs

2

Kristin Green

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Su 2009

14 yrs

3

Cathy Smith

Clarinet

Au 2004 - Su 2018

13 yrs

3

+ Piano

Joy Marie Robinson

Viola

Au 1994 - Su 2008

13 yrs

3

Geraldine Page

Trombone

Au 1999 - Sp 2013

13 yrs

2

Tom Harrison

Cello

Au 1999 - Sp 2012

12 yrs

2

+ Bass

Roger Morris

Violin 2

Su 2007 - Sp 2019

11 yrs

3

+ Oboe + Cor Anglais

Ian Angus

Cello

Sp 2008 - Sp 2019

11 yrs

1

Leslie Viney

Oboe

Sp 2008 - Sp 2019

11 yrs

1

Mike Adams

Clarinet

Su 2007 - Sp 2018

10 yrs

3

Barbara Steadman-Allen

Violin 2

Au 2007 - Su 2018

10 yrs

3

Derek Sims

Cello

Su 2000 - Au 2010

10 yrs

2

Geoffrey Harvey

Conductor

Su 1999 - Su 2009

10 yrs

1

Thelma Howell

Cello

Sp 2003 - Sp 2013

10 yrs

1

Sue Withrington

Trombone

Au 1999 - Su 2009

9 yrs

3

Tom Marjoram

Violin 1

Au 1994 - Su 2004

9 yrs

3

Vivienne Freedman

Cello

Au 2009 - Sp 2019

9 yrs

2

Joe Smith

Trumpet

Au 2009 - Sp 2019

9 yrs

2

Ken Marsh

Violin 2

Au 2006 - Au 2015

8 yrs

1

Ian Russell

Bassoon

Au 2003 - Su 2012

8 yrs

3

Rosie Butler

Violin 1

Au 2005 - Sp 2014

8 yrs

2

Nick Whelan

Flute

Au 1994 - Sp 2003

8 yrs

2

Beryl Oram

Violin 1

Su 2004 - Su 2012

8 yrs

1

Katherine Andrews

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Au 2002

7 yrs

1

Richard Hill

Oboe

Au 1999 - Su 2007

7 yrs

3

Alan Jack

Trombone

Au 2004 - Su 2012

7 yrs

3

Justina Buswell

Violin 1

Su 2000 - Au 2007

7 yrs

2

Vanessa Phillipson

Violin 1

Au 2011 - Sp 2019

7 yrs

2

Gabriele Vissers

Clarinet

Sp 2012 - Sp 2019

7 yrs

1

Liz Wilkes

Viola

Su 2002 - Sp 2009

6 yrs

3

Emma Crouch

Violin 1

Sp 2012 - Au 2018

6 yrs

3

Dominic Vissers

Percussion

Sp 2013 - Sp 2019

6 yrs

1

Ben Nathan

Oboe

Au 1994 - Au 2000

6 yrs

1

John Ford

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Au 2000

6 yrs

1

Amanda Street

Flute

Au 1994 - Su 2000

5 yrs

3

Debbie Hancox

Violin 1

Au 2001 - Su 2007

5 yrs

3

Anthony Bonello

Conductor

Au 2011 - Au 2016

5 yrs

1

Peter Chappell

Trumpet

Sp 2004 - Au 2008

4 yrs

3

Peter Baker

Bassoon

Au 1994 - Su 1999

4 yrs

3

Mike Boyle

Trumpet

Au 1994 - Su 1999

4 yrs

3

Julia Close

Violin 2

Au 2009 - Su 2014

4 yrs

3

Peter Hutchinson

Bass

Su 2012 - Au 2016

4 yrs

2

Crystal Paul

Violin 2

Au 2014 - Sp 2019

4 yrs

2

Alexis Boyle

Horn

Au 1994 - Sp 1999

4 yrs

2

Joan Ridley

Violin 1

Au 1994 - Au 1998

4 yrs

1

Kevin Wilson

Bass

Au 2010 - Su 2014

3 yrs

3

Paige Sinkler

Violin 2

Au 2002 - Su 2006

3 yrs

3

Chloe Bowes

Flute

Sp 2015 - Su 2018

3 yrs

2

Jackie Warwick

Violin 1

Au 2015 - Sp 2019

3 yrs

2

Alison Wilson

Violin 2

Au 2010 - Sp 2014

3 yrs

2

Glenn Flux

Viola

Sp 2012 - Su 2015

3 yrs

2

+ Percussion

Marjorie Greenfield

Violin 2

Sp 2003 - Sp 2006

3 yrs

1

Kate Adams

Violin 2

Au 2010 - Au 2013

3 yrs

1

Mary Heywood

Violin 2

Su 2000 - Su 2003

2 yrs

1

Alice Bishop

Bassoon

Au 2007 - Au 2010

2 yrs

1

Tina Bland

Flute

Su 2016 - Sp 2019

2 yrs

3

Robert Fowler

Conductor

Au 1994 - Su 1997

2 yrs

3

Jill Newton

Cello

Au 2016 - Sp 2019

2 yrs

2

Chris Hammond

Flute

Au 1996 - Sp 1999

2 yrs

2

Stephanie Billington

Violin 2

Sp 2003 - Su 2005

2 yrs

2

Derek Free

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Sp 1997

2 yrs

2

Brian Godfrey

Horn

Au 2005 - Sp 2008

2 yrs

2

Ellie Coady

Clarinet

Au 2009 - Au 2011

2 yrs

1

Attila Juhasz

Cello

Su 2014 - Su 2016

2 yrs

1

Joan Heathorne

Violin 1

Sp 2017 - Sp 2019

2 yrs

1

Maurice Buckley

Violin 2

Sp 2017 - Sp 2019

2 yrs

1

Christine Arnold

Oboe

Su 2013 - Su 2015

1 yrs

1

Alison Anderson

French Horn

Su 2017 - Sp 2019

1 yrs

3

Mark Ellis

Clarinet

Su 2005 - Sp 2007

1 yrs

3

Liz Doughty

Viola

Su 2000 - Sp 2002

1 yrs

3

Simon Larter-Evans

Trumpet

Su 2013 - Sp 2015

1 yrs

3

Philip Bishop

Bass

Au 2004 - Su 2006

1 yrs

3

Beryl Blake

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Su 1996

1 yrs

3

Eric Hearle

Trombone

Au 1994 - Su 1996

1 yrs

3

Rusty Daruwalla

Horn

Au 1996 - Su 1998

1 yrs

3

Joanne Butler

Violin 2

Au 2015 - Su 2017

1 yrs

3

Ian Assersohn

Conductor

Au 2009 - Sp 2011

1 yrs

2

Alicia Newell

Violin 1

Au 2010 - Sp 2012

1 yrs

2

Gillian Conway

Bassoon

Sp 2013 - Sp 2014

1 yrs

1

Rosemary Walpole

Cello

Su 1995 - Su 1996

0 yrs

1

John Newman

Violin 1

Sp 2000 - Sp 2001

0 yrs

1

Carl Dowthwaite

Violin 2

Su 2001 - Su 2002

0 yrs

1

Helen Blow

Cello

Sp 2002 - Sp 2003

0 yrs

1

Charlotte Hayward-Bray

Clarinet

Au 2009 - Au 2010

0 yrs

1

Helen Wright

Viola

Au 2012 - Au 2013

0 yrs

1

Vince Freeman

Trombone

Su 2013 - Su 2014

0 yrs

1

Susan Shippam

Violin 1

Au 2016 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

Katherine Walsh

Clarinet

Su 2003 - Sp 2004

0 yrs

3

Dawn Larter-Evans

Violin 2

Su 2013 - Sp 2014

0 yrs

3

Sue Newman

Oboe

Su 2018 - Sp 2019

0 yrs

3

Sarah Harrington

Violin 2

Au 2015 - Su 2016

0 yrs

3

Lindsay McGregor

Violin 1

Au 1995 - Su 1996

0 yrs

3

Daisy Fannin

Violin 2

Au 2004 - Su 2005

0 yrs

3

Catherine Baker

Cello

Au 2004 - Su 2005

0 yrs

3

Sophie Jubert

Cello

Au 2004 - Su 2005

0 yrs

3

Mairi Miller

Flute

Su 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

2

James Ellis

Trumpet

Su 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

2

Sheila Hodson

Bassoon

Su 2016 - Au 2016

0 yrs

2

Mark Texidor

Timpani

Au 2010 - Sp 2011

0 yrs

2

John Anderson

Cello

Sp 2018 - Su 2018

0 yrs

2

Michael Hibbert

Violin 2

Sp 2013 - Su 2013

0 yrs

2

Rebecca Walker

Flute

Au 2018 - Sp 2019

0 yrs

2

Jenny Jonas

Oboe

Au 2018 - Sp 2019

0 yrs

2

Lynne Hodgson

Violin 1

Sp 2010 - Su 2010

0 yrs

2

Rachael Stamper

Flute

Au 2015 - Sp 2016

0 yrs

2

Judith Essex

Cello

Au 1994 - Au 1994

0 yrs

1

Rick Kearsey

Flute

Au 1994 - Au 1994

0 yrs

1

Joe Fitzpatrick

Violin 2

Au 1995 - Au 1995

0 yrs

1

Sarah Moran

Violin 2

Au 1995 - Au 1995

0 yrs

1

Charles Brenan

Oboe

Sp 1996 - Sp 1996

0 yrs

1

Beverley Mehta

Violin 2

Su 1996 - Su 1996

0 yrs

1

David Crosby

Cello

Su 1996 - Su 1996

0 yrs

1

Stephen Gilchrist

Viola

Au 1996 - Au 1996

0 yrs

1

+ Timpani

Nick Keepen

Cello

Au 1996 - Au 1996

0 yrs

1

Barbara Pears

Viola

Su 1997 - Su 1997

0 yrs

1

Helen Robinson

Oboe

Au 1997 - Au 1997

0 yrs

1

Catherine Boocock

Bassoon

Au 1997 - Au 1997

0 yrs

1

Rachel Brookes

Horn

Au 1997 - Au 1997

0 yrs

1

+ Trumpet

Rosanna Machado

Viola

Sp 1998 - Sp 1998

0 yrs

1

Eth Wilkie

Violin 1

Su 1998 - Su 1998

0 yrs

1

Sharon Wigley

Violin 2

Au 1998 - Au 1998

0 yrs

1

Marjorie Steadman

Cello

Au 1998 - Au 1998

0 yrs

1

Stan Hartshorne

Trumpet

Su 1999 - Su 1999

0 yrs

1

Mary Lee-Smith

Cello

Su 2000 - Su 2000

0 yrs

1

Nikki Abbott

Violin 1

Au 2015 - Au 2015

0 yrs

1

Caroline Lewis

Trumpet

Au 2000 - Au 2000

0 yrs

1

Stephen Rowe

Oboe

Su 2002 - Su 2002

0 yrs

1

Charlotte Hilder

Violin 2

Su 2003 - Su 2003

0 yrs

1

Linda Branford

Viola

Su 2003 - Su 2003

0 yrs

1

Rosalind Ebbrell

Violin 2

Au 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

1

Ian Renshaw

Violin 2

Sp 2011 - Sp 2011

0 yrs

1

Rosie Watson

Violin 2

Su 2012 - Su 2012

0 yrs

1

Felicity Rowbotham

Violin 1

Sp 2014 - Sp 2014

0 yrs

1

Nick Thorpe

Violin 2

Su 2014 - Su 2014

0 yrs

1

Lindsay Crapnell

Violin 1

Au 1995 - Au 1995

0 yrs

1

Carol Teunon

Clarinet

Sp 2009 - Sp 2009

0 yrs

1

Chris Hopkins

Conductor

Su 2011 - Su 2011

0 yrs

1

Dan Eades

Violin 1

Sp 2016 - Sp 2016

0 yrs

1

Emily Lane

Violin 1

Au 2016 - Au 2016

0 yrs

1

Zarah Squirrel

Cello

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

Alex Olley

Violin 2

Sp 2019 - Sp 2019

0 yrs

1

Caroline Uncles

Flute

Sp 2019 - Sp 2019

0 yrs

1

Ruth Houghton

Flute

Su 2005 - Sp 2005

0 yrs

3

GUEST PLAYERS BY LENGTH OF SERVICE

 

Ann Warren

Viola

Su 1996 - Sp 2019

22 yrs

3

+ Cello + Violin 1

Christopher John

Violin 1

Au 1997 - Au 2018

21 yrs

1

+ Violin 2

Annie Dennis

Bass

Sp 2000 - Au 2018

18 yrs

3

Dan Hamm

Violin 2

Su 2000 - Au 2018

18 yrs

2

+ Viola

Cathy Ellis

Cello

Su 2002 - Sp 2017

14 yrs

3

Jillian Coton

Cello

Sp 1996 - Au 2010

14 yrs

3

Felicity Ross

Violin 1

Su 2007 - Sp 2019

11 yrs

3

Susan Morris

Cello

Su 2007 - Su 2018

11 yrs

1

Ruby Bokenham

Violin 1

Su 1999 - Su 2009

9 yrs

1

Beryl McMillan

Trumpet

Sp 2010 - Sp 2019

9 yrs

1

Barbara Renew

Viola

Sp 2010 - Sp 2019

9 yrs

1

Jana Sims

Violin 2

Sp 2001 - Sp 2010

9 yrs

1

Natasha Freedman

Violin 1

Sp 2011 - Sp 2019

7 yrs

1

Felicity Hewett

Oboe

Su 2010 - Sp 2018

7 yrs

3

Monica Bond

Violin 1

Sp 2006 - Sp 2013

7 yrs

1

+ Viola

Ron Barnes

Trombone

Su 2012 - Sp 2019

6 yrs

3

Richard Allan

Violin 2

Sp 2013 - Sp 2019

6 yrs

1

George Mitchell

Viola

Sp 2006 - Au 2010

4 yrs

3

Phil Griggs

Horn

Su 2005 - Au 2009

4 yrs

2

Michael Brewer

Violin 2

Au 2011 - Su 2015

3 yrs

3

Judy Paxton

Violin 1

Au 2008 - Sp 2012

3 yrs

2

Joan Child

Viola

Au 2013 - Au 2016

3 yrs

1

Roy Atkin

Tuba

Au 2015 - Au 2018

3 yrs

1

Anna Grayson

Violin 1

Su 2016 - Au 2018

2 yrs

2

Calvin Downey

Trombone

Sp 2015 - Su 2017

2 yrs

2

Euan Reid

Viola

Sp 2011 - Su 2013

2 yrs

2

Brian Baker

Oboe

Sp 1999 - Sp 2001

2 yrs

1

Mary Ball

Harp

Sp 2011 - Sp 2013

1 yrs

1

Jay Metcalf

Horn

Au 2015 - Su 2017

1 yrs

3

Anthony Ellis

Bass

Sp 2001 - Su 2002

1 yrs

2

+ Cello

Dan Ashwood

Tuba

Su 2013 - Su 2014

0 yrs

1

Michael Atkinson

Double Bass

Sp 2017 - Sp 2018

0 yrs

1

Gordon Faultless

Trombone

Au 2017 - Au 2018

0 yrs

1

Toby Anderson

Cello

Au 2017 - Au 2018

0 yrs

1

Derryck Nasib

Horn

Sp 2011 - Au 2011

0 yrs

3

Charlotte Ainsworth

Harp

Sp 2011 - Au 2011

0 yrs

3

Byung Yung Hu

Violin 1

Au 1997 - Su 1998

0 yrs

3

Edward Ball

Harp

Su 2013 - Au 2013

0 yrs

2

+ Bass

Rosie von Spreckelsen

Harp

Su 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

2

Helen Hereward

Tuba

Su 2015 - Au 2015

0 yrs

2

Jessica Wyatt

Viola

Au 2004 - Sp 2005

0 yrs

2

Patricia Carr

Flute

Sp 2000 - Su 2000

0 yrs

2

Simon Bristow

Trumpet

Sp 2019 - Sp 2019

0 yrs

1

Marguerite Pocock

Cello

Au 2013 - Au 2013

0 yrs

1

Amanda Boe

Viola

Au 2018 - Au 2018

0 yrs

1

Owen Powell

Double Bass

Sp 2019 - Sp 2019

0 yrs

1

Andrew Duncan

Percussion

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

Catherine Jenkins

Horn

Sp 2016 - Sp 2016

0 yrs

1

Susan Higgins

Viola

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

Janet Burr

Violin 1

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

James Ainsworth

Harp

Au 2013 - Au 2013

0 yrs

1

Chris Pocock

French Horn

Sp 2017 - Sp 2017

0 yrs

1

Morag Patterson

Bass

Au 2002 - Au 2002

0 yrs

1

John Wilson

Trombone

Su 2013 - Su 2013

0 yrs

1

Barry Wilson

Viola

Su 1999 - Su 1999

0 yrs

1

Margaret Wilson

Cello

Su 1999 - Su 1999

0 yrs

1

Gina Eason

Cello

Au 2001 - Au 2001

0 yrs

1

Anne Miller

Viola

Au 2003 - Au 2003

0 yrs

1

Chris Spiers

Violin 1

Sp 2004 - Sp 2004

0 yrs

1

Clare Whitson

Bass

Su 2005 - Su 2005

0 yrs

1

Jane Healey

Bass

Sp 2007 - Sp 2007

0 yrs

1

David Pellatt

Trombone

Sp 2010 - Sp 2010

0 yrs

1

Karan Humphries

Cello

Au 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

1

Maral Nasseri

Violin 2

Au 2009 - Au 2009

0 yrs

1

Shay McIntyre

Trombone

Sp 2011 - Sp 2011

0 yrs

1

Paul Freedman

Trombone

Sp 2011 - Sp 2011

0 yrs

1

+ Timpani

Rebecca Mallinson

Viola

Su 2012 - Su 2012

0 yrs

1

Jean Cangley

Viola

Au 2012 - Au 2012

0 yrs

1

Johanna Greenwood

Trombone

Au 2012 - Au 2012

0 yrs

1

Caroline Brookes

Violin 2

Su 1998 - Su 1998

0 yrs

1

Rebecca Ng

Viola

Sp 2012 - Sp 2012

0 yrs

1