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HISTORICAL PLAYERS LIST

DATE OF JOINING

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 each person's first mention in the programme, starting with the earliest.

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

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Tom Marjoram

Violin 1

Au 1994 - Su 2004

9 yrs

3

 Member

Ruth Chappell

Violin 1

Au 1994 - Su 2018

23 yrs

3

 Member

Joan Ridley

Violin 1

Au 1994 - Au 1998

4 yrs

1

 Member

Kristin Green

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Su 2009

14 yrs

3

 Member

Beryl Blake

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Su 1996

1 yrs

3

 Member

Paddy Stevens

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Sp 2014

19 yrs

2

 Member

Eileen Lloyd

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Su 2017

22 yrs

3

 Member

Joy Marie Robinson

Viola

Au 1994 - Su 2008

13 yrs

3

 Member

Judith Essex

Cello

Au 1994 - Au 1994

0 yrs

1

 Member

Michael Tweedie

Cello

Au 1994 - Sp 2011

16 yrs

2

 Member

Rick Kearsey

Flute

Au 1994 - Au 1994

0 yrs

1

 Member

Amanda Street

Flute

Au 1994 - Su 2000

5 yrs

3

 Member

Nick Whelan

Flute

Au 1994 - Sp 2003

8 yrs

2

 Member

Ben Nathan

Oboe

Au 1994 - Au 2000

6 yrs

1

 Member

Katherine Andrews

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Au 2002

7 yrs

1

 Member

John Ford

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Au 2000

6 yrs

1

 Member

Derek Free

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Sp 1997

2 yrs

2

 Member

Margaret Newall

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Su 2018

23 yrs

3

 Member

Tony Norris

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Sp 2018

23 yrs

2

 Member

Peter Baker

Bassoon

Au 1994 - Su 1999

4 yrs

3

 Member

Alexis Boyle

Horn

Au 1994 - Sp 1999

4 yrs

2

 Member

Mike Boyle

Trumpet

Au 1994 - Su 1999

4 yrs

3

 Member

Eric Hearle

Trombone

Au 1994 - Su 1996

1 yrs

3

 Member

Robert Fowler

Conductor

Au 1994 - Su 1997

2 yrs

3

 Member

Rosemary Walpole

Cello

Su 1995 - Su 1996

0 yrs

1

 Member

Shani Long

Flute

Su 1995 - Au 2016

21 yrs

2

 Member

Lindsay McGregor

Violin 1

Au 1995 - Su 1996

0 yrs

3

 Member

Joe Fitzpatrick

Violin 2

Au 1995 - Au 1995

0 yrs

1

 Member

Sarah Moran

Violin 2

Au 1995 - Au 1995

0 yrs

1

 Member

Lindsay Crapnell

Violin 1

Au 1995 - Au 1995

0 yrs

1

 Member

Charles Brenan

Oboe

Sp 1996 - Sp 1996

0 yrs

1

 Member

Beverley Mehta

Violin 2

Su 1996 - Su 1996

0 yrs

1

 Member

David Crosby

Cello

Su 1996 - Su 1996

0 yrs

1

 Member

Faye Mealor

Violin 1

Au 1996 - Sp 2014

17 yrs

2

 Member

Stephen Gilchrist

Viola

Au 1996 - Au 1996

0 yrs

1

 Member

+ Timpani

Nick Keepen

Cello

Au 1996 - Au 1996

0 yrs

1

 Member

Chris Hammond

Flute

Au 1996 - Sp 1999

2 yrs

2

 Member

Frances Touch

Bassoon

Au 1996 - Su 2018

21 yrs

3

 Member

Rusty Daruwalla

Horn

Au 1996 - Su 1998

1 yrs

3

 Member

Barbara Pears

Viola

Su 1997 - Su 1997

0 yrs

1

 Member

Helen Robinson

Oboe

Au 1997 - Au 1997

0 yrs

1

 Member

Catherine Boocock

Bassoon

Au 1997 - Au 1997

0 yrs

1

 Member

Rachel Brookes

Horn

Au 1997 - Au 1997

0 yrs

1

 Member

+ Trumpet

Christopher John

Conductor

Au 1997 - Sp 2017

19 yrs

2

 Member

Rosanna Machado

Viola

Sp 1998 - Sp 1998

0 yrs

1

 Member

Carolyn Brett

Viola

Sp 1998 - Su 2017

19 yrs

2

 Member

+ Cello

Roy Penny

Flute

Sp 1998 - Su 2015

17 yrs

2

 Member

Margaret Penny

Horn

Sp 1998 - Su 2015

17 yrs

2

 Member

Eth Wilkie

Violin 1

Su 1998 - Su 1998

0 yrs

1

 Member

Sharon Wigley

Violin 2

Au 1998 - Au 1998

0 yrs

1

 Member

Gillian Palmer

Viola

Au 1998 - Au 2014

15 yrs

1

 Member

+ Cello

Marjorie Steadman

Cello

Au 1998 - Au 1998

0 yrs

1

 Member

Geoffrey Harvey

Conductor

Su 1999 - Su 2009

10 yrs

1

 Member

Stan Hartshorne

Trumpet

Su 1999 - Su 1999

0 yrs

1

 Member

Tom Harrison

Cello

Au 1999 - Sp 2012

12 yrs

2

 Member

+ Bass

Richard Hill

Oboe

Au 1999 - Su 2007

7 yrs

3

 Member

Janice Barker

Horn

Au 1999 - Su 2018

18 yrs

3

 Member

Geraldine Page

Trombone

Au 1999 - Sp 2013

13 yrs

2

 Member

Sue Withrington

Trombone

Au 1999 - Su 2009

9 yrs

3

 Member

John Newman

Violin 1

Sp 2000 - Sp 2001

0 yrs

1

 Member

Justina Buswell

Violin 1

Su 2000 - Au 2007

7 yrs

2

 Member

Ruth Foxcroft

Violin 1

Su 2000 - Su 2018

18 yrs

1

 Member

Mary Heywood

Violin 2

Su 2000 - Su 2003

2 yrs

1

 Member

Liz Doughty

Viola

Su 2000 - Sp 2002

1 yrs

3

 Member

Derek Sims

Cello

Su 2000 - Au 2010

10 yrs

2

 Member

Mary Lee-Smith

Cello

Su 2000 - Su 2000

0 yrs

1

 Member

Joan Taylor

Bassoon

Su 2000 - Su 2018

18 yrs

1

 Member

Caroline Lewis

Trumpet

Au 2000 - Au 2000

0 yrs

1

 Member

Carl Dowthwaite

Violin 2

Su 2001 - Su 2002

0 yrs

1

 Member

Debbie Hancox

Violin 1

Au 2001 - Su 2007

5 yrs

3

 Member

Luke Usher-Somers

Oboe

Au 2001 - Su 2018

16 yrs

3

 Member

+ Piano

Helen Blow

Cello

Sp 2002 - Sp 2003

0 yrs

1

 Member

Liz Wilkes

Viola

Su 2002 - Sp 2009

6 yrs

3

 Member

Stephen Rowe

Oboe

Su 2002 - Su 2002

0 yrs

1

 Member

Paige Sinkler

Violin 2

Au 2002 - Su 2006

3 yrs

3

 Member

Barry Cavell

Flute

Au 2002 - Su 2018

15 yrs

3

 Member

Stephanie Billington

Violin 2

Sp 2003 - Su 2005

2 yrs

2

 Member

Marjorie Greenfield

Violin 2

Sp 2003 - Sp 2006

3 yrs

1

 Member

Thelma Howell

Cello

Sp 2003 - Sp 2013

10 yrs

1

 Member

Charlotte Hilder

Violin 2

Su 2003 - Su 2003

0 yrs

1

 Member

Linda Branford

Viola

Su 2003 - Su 2003

0 yrs

1

 Member

Katherine Walsh

Clarinet

Su 2003 - Sp 2004

0 yrs

3

 Member

Jane Norris

Cello

Au 2003 - Su 2018

14 yrs

3

 Member

Ian Russell

Bassoon

Au 2003 - Su 2012

8 yrs

3

 Member

Peter Chappell

Trumpet

Sp 2004 - Au 2008

4 yrs

3

 Member

Beryl Oram

Violin 1

Su 2004 - Su 2012

8 yrs

1

 Member

Daisy Fannin

Violin 2

Au 2004 - Su 2005

0 yrs

3

 Member

Catherine Baker

Cello

Au 2004 - Su 2005

0 yrs

3

 Member

Sophie Jubert

Cello

Au 2004 - Su 2005

0 yrs

3

 Member

Philip Bishop

Bass

Au 2004 - Su 2006

1 yrs

3

 Member

Alan Jack

Trombone

Au 2004 - Su 2012

7 yrs

3

 Member

Cathy Smith

Clarinet

Au 2004 - Su 2018

13 yrs

3

 Member

+ Piano

Ruth Houghton

Flute

Su 2005 - Sp 2005

0 yrs

3

 Member

Mark Ellis

Clarinet

Su 2005 - Sp 2007

1 yrs

3

 Member

Rosie Butler

Violin 1

Au 2005 - Sp 2014

8 yrs

2

 Member

Brian Godfrey

Horn

Au 2005 - Sp 2008

2 yrs

2

 Member

Ken Marsh

Violin 2

Au 2006 - Au 2015

8 yrs

1

 Member

Roger Morris

Violin 2

Su 2007 - Su 2018

11 yrs

1

 Member

+ Oboe + Cor Anglais

Mike Adams

Clarinet

Su 2007 - Sp 2018

10 yrs

3

 Member

Barbara Steadman-Allen

Violin 2

Au 2007 - Su 2018

10 yrs

3

 Member

Alice Bishop

Bassoon

Au 2007 - Au 2010

2 yrs

1

 Member

Ian Angus

Cello

Sp 2008 - Sp 2018

10 yrs

1

 Member

Leslie Viney

Oboe

Sp 2008 - Su 2018

10 yrs

2

 Member

Carol Teunon

Clarinet

Sp 2009 - Sp 2009

0 yrs

1

 Member

Julia Close

Violin 2

Au 2009 - Su 2014

4 yrs

3

 Member

Vivienne Freedman

Cello

Au 2009 - Su 2018

8 yrs

3

 Member

Ellie Coady

Clarinet

Au 2009 - Au 2011

2 yrs

1

 Member

Charlotte Hayward-Bray

Clarinet

Au 2009 - Au 2010

0 yrs

1

 Member

Joe Smith

Trumpet

Au 2009 - Su 2018

8 yrs

3

 Member

Ian Assersohn

Conductor

Au 2009 - Sp 2011

1 yrs

2

 Member

Lynne Hodgson

Violin 1

Sp 2010 - Su 2010

0 yrs

2

 Member

James Ellis

Trumpet

Su 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

2

 Member

Alicia Newell

Violin 1

Au 2010 - Sp 2012

1 yrs

2

 Member

Kate Adams

Violin 2

Au 2010 - Au 2013

3 yrs

1

 Member

Rosalind Ebbrell

Violin 2

Au 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

1

 Member

Alison Wilson

Violin 2

Au 2010 - Sp 2014

3 yrs

2

 Member

Kevin Wilson

Bass

Au 2010 - Su 2014

3 yrs

3

 Member

Mark Texidor

Timpani

Au 2010 - Sp 2011

0 yrs

2

 Member

Ian Renshaw

Violin 2

Sp 2011 - Sp 2011

0 yrs

1

 Member

Chris Hopkins

Conductor

Su 2011 - Su 2011

0 yrs

1

 Member

Anthony Bonello

Conductor

Au 2011 - Au 2016

5 yrs

1

 Member

Vanessa Phillipson

Violin 1

Au 2011 - Su 2018

6 yrs

3

 Member

Emma Crouch

Violin 1

Sp 2012 - Sp 2018

5 yrs

1

 Member

Gabrielle Vissers

Clarinet

Sp 2012 - Su 2018

6 yrs

2

 Member

Glenn Flux

Viola

Sp 2012 - Su 2015

3 yrs

2

 Member

+ Percussion

Rosie Watson

Violin 2

Su 2012 - Su 2012

0 yrs

1

 Member

Peter Hutchinson

Bass

Su 2012 - Au 2016

4 yrs

2

 Member

Helen Wright

Viola

Au 2012 - Au 2013

0 yrs

1

 Member

Michael Hibbert

Violin 2

Sp 2013 - Su 2013

0 yrs

2

 Member

Gillian Conway

Bassoon

Sp 2013 - Sp 2014

1 yrs

1

 Member

Dominic Vissers

Percussion

Sp 2013 - Su 2018

5 yrs

2

 Member

Dawn Larter-Evans

Violin 2

Su 2013 - Sp 2014

0 yrs

3

 Member

Christine Arnold

Oboe

Su 2013 - Su 2015

1 yrs

1

 Member

Simon Larter-Evans

Trumpet

Su 2013 - Sp 2015

1 yrs

3

 Member

Vince Freeman

Trombone

Su 2013 - Su 2014

0 yrs

1

 Member

Felicity Rowbotham

Violin 1

Sp 2014 - Sp 2014

0 yrs

1

 Member

Nick Thorpe

Violin 2

Su 2014 - Su 2014

0 yrs

1

 Member

Attila Juhasz

Cello

Su 2014 - Su 2016

2 yrs

1

 Member

Crystal Paul

Violin 2

Au 2014 - Sp 2018

3 yrs

2

 Member

Chloe Bowes

Flute

Sp 2015 - Su 2018

3 yrs

2

 Member

Nikki Abbott

Violin 1

Au 2015 - Au 2015

0 yrs

1

 Member

Jackie Warwick

Violin 1

Au 2015 - Su 2018

2 yrs

3

 Member

Sarah Harrington

Violin 2

Au 2015 - Su 2016

0 yrs

3

 Member

Rachael Stamper

Flute

Au 2015 - Sp 2016

0 yrs

2

 Member

Joanne Butler

Violin 2

Au 2015 - Su 2017

1 yrs

3

 Member

Dan Eades

Violin 1

Sp 2016 - Sp 2016

0 yrs

1

 Member

Tina Bland

Flute

Su 2016 - Sp 2018

1 yrs

3

 Member

Sheila Hodson

Bassoon

Su 2016 - Au 2016

0 yrs

2

 Member

Jill Newton

Cello

Au 2016 - Su 2018

1 yrs

3

 Member

Susan Shippam

Violin 1

Au 2016 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

 Member

Emily Lane

Violin 1

Au 2016 - Au 2016

0 yrs

1

 Member

Joan Heathorne

Violin 1

Sp 2017 - Su 2018

1 yrs

2

 Member

Maurice Buckley

Violin 2

Sp 2017 - Su 2018

1 yrs

2

 Member

Mairi Miller

Flute

Su 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

2

 Member

Alison Anderson

French Horn

Su 2017 - Su 2018

1 yrs

1

 Member

Zarah Squirrel

Cello

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

 Member

John Anderson

Cello

Sp 2018 - Su 2018

0 yrs

2

 Member

Sue Newman

Oboe

Su 2018 - Sp 2018

0 yrs

3

 Member

GUEST PLAYERS BY FIRST MENTION IN PROGRAMME

 

Jillian Coton

Cello

Sp 1996 - Au 2010

14 yrs

3

Ann Warren

Viola

Su 1996 - Sp 2017

20 yrs

3

+ Cello + Violin 1

Christopher John

Violin 1

Au 1997 - Su 2018

20 yrs

3

+ Violin 2

Byung Yung Hu

Violin 1

Au 1997 - Su 1998

0 yrs

3

Caroline Brookes

Violin 2

Su 1998 - Su 1998

0 yrs

1

Brian Baker

Oboe

Sp 1999 - Sp 2001

2 yrs

1

Ruby Bokenham

Violin 1

Su 1999 - Su 2009

9 yrs

1

Barry Wilson

Viola

Su 1999 - Su 1999

0 yrs

1

Margaret Wilson

Cello

Su 1999 - Su 1999

0 yrs

1

Annie Dennis

Bass

Sp 2000 - Su 2018

18 yrs

2

Patricia Carr

Flute

Sp 2000 - Su 2000

0 yrs

2

Dan Hamm

Violin 2

Su 2000 - Su 2018

18 yrs

1

+ Viola

Anthony Ellis

Bass

Sp 2001 - Su 2002

1 yrs

2

+ Cello

Jana Sims

Violin 2

Sp 2001 - Sp 2010

9 yrs

1

Gina Eason

Cello

Au 2001 - Au 2001

0 yrs

1

Cathy Ellis

Cello

Su 2002 - Sp 2017

14 yrs

3

Morag Patterson

Bass

Au 2002 - Au 2002

0 yrs

1

Anne Miller

Viola

Au 2003 - Au 2003

0 yrs

1

Chris Spiers

Violin 1

Sp 2004 - Sp 2004

0 yrs

1

Jessica Wyatt

Viola

Au 2004 - Sp 2005

0 yrs

2

Phil Griggs

Horn

Su 2005 - Au 2009

4 yrs

2

Clare Whitson

Bass

Su 2005 - Su 2005

0 yrs

1

Monica Bond

Violin 1

Sp 2006 - Sp 2013

7 yrs

1

+ Viola

George Mitchell

Viola

Sp 2006 - Au 2010

4 yrs

3

Jane Healey

Bass

Sp 2007 - Sp 2007

0 yrs

1

Felicity Ross

Violin 1

Su 2007 - Su 2018

11 yrs

1

Susan Morris

Cello

Su 2007 - Su 2018

11 yrs

1

Judy Paxton

Violin 1

Au 2008 - Sp 2012

3 yrs

2

Maral Nasseri

Violin 2

Au 2009 - Au 2009

0 yrs

1

David Pellatt

Trombone

Sp 2010 - Sp 2010

0 yrs

1

Beryl McMillan

Trumpet

Sp 2010 - Su 2018

8 yrs

2

Barbara Renew

Viola

Sp 2010 - Su 2018

8 yrs

2

Rosie von Spreckelsen

Harp

Su 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

2

Felicity Hewett

Oboe

Su 2010 - Sp 2018

7 yrs

3

Karan Humphries

Cello

Au 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

1

Paul Freedman

Trombone

Sp 2011 - Sp 2011

0 yrs

1

+ Timpani

Shay McIntyre

Trombone

Sp 2011 - Sp 2011

0 yrs

1

Derryck Nasib

Horn

Sp 2011 - Au 2011

0 yrs

3

Mary Ball

Harp

Sp 2011 - Sp 2013

1 yrs

1

Charlotte Ainsworth

Harp

Sp 2011 - Au 2011

0 yrs

3

Euan Reid

Viola

Sp 2011 - Su 2013

2 yrs

2

Natasha Freedman

Violin 1

Sp 2011 - Su 2018

7 yrs

2

Michael Brewer

Violin 2

Au 2011 - Su 2015

3 yrs

3

Rebecca Ng

Viola

Sp 2012 - Sp 2012

0 yrs

1

Rebecca Mallinson

Viola

Su 2012 - Su 2012

0 yrs

1

Ron Barnes

Trombone

Su 2012 - Su 2017

4 yrs

1

Johanna Greenwood

Trombone

Au 2012 - Au 2012

0 yrs

1

Jean Cangley

Viola

Au 2012 - Au 2012

0 yrs

1

Richard Allan

Violin 2

Sp 2013 - Su 2018

5 yrs

2

Edward Ball

Harp

Su 2013 - Au 2013

0 yrs

2

+ Bass

John Wilson

Trombone

Su 2013 - Su 2013

0 yrs

1

Dan Ashwood

Tuba

Su 2013 - Su 2014

0 yrs

1

James Ainsworth

Harp

Au 2013 - Au 2013

0 yrs

1

Marguerite Pocock

Cello

Au 2013 - Au 2013

0 yrs

1

Joan Child

Viola

Au 2013 - Au 2016

3 yrs

1

Calvin Downey

Trombone

Sp 2015 - Su 2017

2 yrs

2

Helen Hereward

Tuba

Su 2015 - Au 2015

0 yrs

2

Roy Atkin

Tuba

Au 2015 - Au 2017

2 yrs

1

Jay Metcalf

Horn

Au 2015 - Su 2017

1 yrs

3

Catherine Jenkins

Horn

Sp 2016 - Sp 2016

0 yrs

1

Anna Grayson

Violin 1

Su 2016 - Sp 2018

1 yrs

3

Michael Atkinson

Double Bass

Sp 2017 - Sp 2018

0 yrs

1

Chris Pocock

French Horn

Sp 2017 - Sp 2017

0 yrs

1

Gordon Faultless

Trombone

Au 2017 - Sp 2018

0 yrs

2

Janet Burr

Violin 1

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

Susan Higgins

Viola

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

Toby Anderson

Cello

Au 2017 - Sp 2018

0 yrs

2

Andrew Duncan

Percussion

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1