HISTORICAL PLAYERS LIST

MEMBERS LISTED BY INSTRUMENT

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 ...

The listings in each section 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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Conductor

Robert Fowler

Conductor

Au 1994 - Su 1997

2 yrs

3

Christopher John

Conductor

Au 1997 - Sp 2017

19 yrs

2

Geoffrey Harvey

Conductor

Su 1999 - Su 2009

10 yrs

1

Ian Assersohn

Conductor

Au 2009 - Sp 2011

1 yrs

2

Chris Hopkins

Conductor

Su 2011 - Su 2011

0 yrs

1

Anthony Bonello

Conductor

Au 2011 - Au 2016

5 yrs

1

Violin 1

Ruth Chappell

Violin 1

Au 1994 - Su 2018

23 yrs

3

Tom Marjoram

Violin 1

Au 1994 - Su 2004

9 yrs

3

Joan Ridley

Violin 1

Au 1994 - Au 1998

4 yrs

1

Lindsay Crapnell

Violin 1

Au 1995 - Au 1995

0 yrs

1

Lindsay McGregor

Violin 1

Au 1995 - Su 1996

0 yrs

3

Faye Mealor

Violin 1

Au 1996 - Sp 2014

17 yrs

2

Eth Wilkie

Violin 1

Su 1998 - Su 1998

0 yrs

1

John Newman

Violin 1

Sp 2000 - Sp 2001

0 yrs

1

Justina Buswell

Violin 1

Su 2000 - Au 2007

7 yrs

2

Ruth Foxcroft

Violin 1

Su 2000 - Su 2018

18 yrs

1

Debbie Hancox

Violin 1

Au 2001 - Su 2007

5 yrs

3

Beryl Oram

Violin 1

Su 2004 - Su 2012

8 yrs

1

Rosie Butler

Violin 1

Au 2005 - Sp 2014

8 yrs

2

Lynne Hodgson

Violin 1

Sp 2010 - Su 2010

0 yrs

2

Alicia Newell

Violin 1

Au 2010 - Sp 2012

1 yrs

2

Vanessa Phillipson

Violin 1

Au 2011 - Su 2018

6 yrs

3

Emma Crouch

Violin 1

Sp 2012 - Sp 2018

5 yrs

1

Felicity Rowbotham

Violin 1

Sp 2014 - Sp 2014

0 yrs

1

Nikki Abbott

Violin 1

Au 2015 - Au 2015

0 yrs

1

Jackie Warwick

Violin 1

Au 2015 - Su 2018

2 yrs

3

Dan Eades

Violin 1

Sp 2016 - Sp 2016

0 yrs

1

Emily Lane

Violin 1

Au 2016 - Au 2016

0 yrs

1

Susan Shippam

Violin 1

Au 2016 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

Joan Heathorne

Violin 1

Sp 2017 - Su 2018

1 yrs

2

Violin 2

Beryl Blake

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Su 1996

1 yrs

3

Kristin Green

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Su 2009

14 yrs

3

Eileen Lloyd

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Su 2017

22 yrs

3

Paddy Stevens

Violin 2

Au 1994 - Sp 2014

19 yrs

2

Joe Fitzpatrick

Violin 2

Au 1995 - Au 1995

0 yrs

1

Sarah Moran

Violin 2

Au 1995 - Au 1995

0 yrs

1

Beverley Mehta

Violin 2

Su 1996 - Su 1996

0 yrs

1

Sharon Wigley

Violin 2

Au 1998 - Au 1998

0 yrs

1

Mary Heywood

Violin 2

Su 2000 - Su 2003

2 yrs

1

Carl Dowthwaite

Violin 2

Su 2001 - Su 2002

0 yrs

1

Paige Sinkler

Violin 2

Au 2002 - Su 2006

3 yrs

3

Stephanie Billington

Violin 2

Sp 2003 - Su 2005

2 yrs

2

Marjorie Greenfield

Violin 2

Sp 2003 - Sp 2006

3 yrs

1

Charlotte Hilder

Violin 2

Su 2003 - Su 2003

0 yrs

1

Daisy Fannin

Violin 2

Au 2004 - Su 2005

0 yrs

3

Ken Marsh

Violin 2

Au 2006 - Au 2015

8 yrs

1

Roger Morris

Violin 2

Su 2007 - Su 2018

11 yrs

1

+ Oboe + Cor Anglais

Barbara Steadman-Allen

Violin 2

Au 2007 - Su 2018

10 yrs

3

Julia Close

Violin 2

Au 2009 - Su 2014

4 yrs

3

Kate Adams

Violin 2

Au 2010 - Au 2013

3 yrs

1

Rosalind Ebbrell

Violin 2

Au 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

1

Alison Wilson

Violin 2

Au 2010 - Sp 2014

3 yrs

2

Ian Renshaw

Violin 2

Sp 2011 - Sp 2011

0 yrs

1

Rosie Watson

Violin 2

Su 2012 - Su 2012

0 yrs

1

Michael Hibbert

Violin 2

Sp 2013 - Su 2013

0 yrs

2

Dawn Larter-Evans

Violin 2

Su 2013 - Sp 2014

0 yrs

3

Nick Thorpe

Violin 2

Su 2014 - Su 2014

0 yrs

1

Crystal Paul

Violin 2

Au 2014 - Sp 2018

3 yrs

2

Joanne Butler

Violin 2

Au 2015 - Su 2017

1 yrs

3

Sarah Harrington

Violin 2

Au 2015 - Su 2016

0 yrs

3

Maurice Buckley

Violin 2

Sp 2017 - Su 2018

1 yrs

2

Viola

Joy Marie Robinson

Viola

Au 1994 - Su 2008

13 yrs

3

Stephen Gilchrist

Viola

Au 1996 - Au 1996

0 yrs

1

+ Timpani

Barbara Pears

Viola

Su 1997 - Su 1997

0 yrs

1

Carolyn Brett

Viola

Sp 1998 - Su 2017

19 yrs

2

+ Cello

Rosanna Machado

Viola

Sp 1998 - Sp 1998

0 yrs

1

Gillian Palmer

Viola

Au 1998 - Au 2014

15 yrs

1

+ Cello

Liz Doughty

Viola

Su 2000 - Sp 2002

1 yrs

3

Liz Wilkes

Viola

Su 2002 - Sp 2009

6 yrs

3

Linda Branford

Viola

Su 2003 - Su 2003

0 yrs

1

Glenn Flux

Viola

Sp 2012 - Su 2015

3 yrs

2

+ Percussion

Helen Wright

Viola

Au 2012 - Au 2013

0 yrs

1

Cello

Judith Essex

Cello

Au 1994 - Au 1994

0 yrs

1

Michael Tweedie

Cello

Au 1994 - Sp 2011

16 yrs

2

Rosemary Walpole

Cello

Su 1995 - Su 1996

0 yrs

1

David Crosby

Cello

Su 1996 - Su 1996

0 yrs

1

Nick Keepen

Cello

Au 1996 - Au 1996

0 yrs

1

Marjorie Steadman

Cello

Au 1998 - Au 1998

0 yrs

1

Tom Harrison

Cello

Au 1999 - Sp 2012

12 yrs

2

+ Bass

Mary Lee-Smith

Cello

Su 2000 - Su 2000

0 yrs

1

Derek Sims

Cello

Su 2000 - Au 2010

10 yrs

2

Helen Blow

Cello

Sp 2002 - Sp 2003

0 yrs

1

Thelma Howell

Cello

Sp 2003 - Sp 2013

10 yrs

1

Jane Norris

Cello

Au 2003 - Su 2018

14 yrs

3

Catherine Baker

Cello

Au 2004 - Su 2005

0 yrs

3

Sophie Jubert

Cello

Au 2004 - Su 2005

0 yrs

3

Ian Angus

Cello

Sp 2008 - Sp 2018

10 yrs

1

Vivienne Freedman

Cello

Au 2009 - Su 2018

8 yrs

3

Attila Juhasz

Cello

Su 2014 - Su 2016

2 yrs

1

Jill Newton

Cello

Au 2016 - Su 2018

1 yrs

3

Zarah Squirrel

Cello

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

John Anderson

Cello

Sp 2018 - Su 2018

0 yrs

2

Bass

Philip Bishop

Bass

Au 2004 - Su 2006

1 yrs

3

Kevin Wilson

Bass

Au 2010 - Su 2014

3 yrs

3

Peter Hutchinson

Bass

Su 2012 - Au 2016

4 yrs

2

Harp

Flute

Rick Kearsey

Flute

Au 1994 - Au 1994

0 yrs

1

Amanda Street

Flute

Au 1994 - Su 2000

5 yrs

3

Nick Whelan

Flute

Au 1994 - Sp 2003

8 yrs

2

Shani Long

Flute

Su 1995 - Au 2016

21 yrs

2

Chris Hammond

Flute

Au 1996 - Sp 1999

2 yrs

2

Roy Penny

Flute

Sp 1998 - Su 2015

17 yrs

2

Barry Cavell

Flute

Au 2002 - Su 2018

15 yrs

3

Ruth Houghton

Flute

Su 2005 - Sp 2005

0 yrs

3

Chloe Bowes

Flute

Sp 2015 - Su 2018

3 yrs

2

Rachael Stamper

Flute

Au 2015 - Sp 2016

0 yrs

2

Tina Bland

Flute

Su 2016 - Sp 2018

1 yrs

3

Mairi Miller

Flute

Su 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

2

Oboe

Ben Nathan

Oboe

Au 1994 - Au 2000

6 yrs

1

Charles Brenan

Oboe

Sp 1996 - Sp 1996

0 yrs

1

Helen Robinson

Oboe

Au 1997 - Au 1997

0 yrs

1

Richard Hill

Oboe

Au 1999 - Su 2007

7 yrs

3

Luke Usher-Somers

Oboe

Au 2001 - Su 2018

16 yrs

3

+ Piano

Stephen Rowe

Oboe

Su 2002 - Su 2002

0 yrs

1

Leslie Viney

Oboe

Sp 2008 - Su 2018

10 yrs

2

Christine Arnold

Oboe

Su 2013 - Su 2015

1 yrs

1

Sue Newman

Oboe

Su 2018 - Sp 2018

0 yrs

3

Clarinet

Katherine Andrews

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Au 2002

7 yrs

1

John Ford

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Au 2000

6 yrs

1

Derek Free

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Sp 1997

2 yrs

2

Margaret Newall

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Su 2018

23 yrs

3

Tony Norris

Clarinet

Au 1994 - Sp 2018

23 yrs

2

Katherine Walsh

Clarinet

Su 2003 - Sp 2004

0 yrs

3

Cathy Smith

Clarinet

Au 2004 - Su 2018

13 yrs

3

+ Piano

Mark Ellis

Clarinet

Su 2005 - Sp 2007

1 yrs

3

Mike Adams

Clarinet

Su 2007 - Sp 2018

10 yrs

3

Carol Teunon

Clarinet

Sp 2009 - Sp 2009

0 yrs

1

Ellie Coady

Clarinet

Au 2009 - Au 2011

2 yrs

1

Charlotte Hayward-Bray

Clarinet

Au 2009 - Au 2010

0 yrs

1

Gabrielle Vissers

Clarinet

Sp 2012 - Su 2018

6 yrs

2

Bassoon

Peter Baker

Bassoon

Au 1994 - Su 1999

4 yrs

3

Frances Touch

Bassoon

Au 1996 - Su 2018

21 yrs

3

Catherine Boocock

Bassoon

Au 1997 - Au 1997

0 yrs

1

Joan Taylor

Bassoon

Su 2000 - Su 2018

18 yrs

1

Ian Russell

Bassoon

Au 2003 - Su 2012

8 yrs

3

Alice Bishop

Bassoon

Au 2007 - Au 2010

2 yrs

1

Gillian Conway

Bassoon

Sp 2013 - Sp 2014

1 yrs

1

Sheila Hodson

Bassoon

Su 2016 - Au 2016

0 yrs

2

Horn

Alexis Boyle

Horn

Au 1994 - Sp 1999

4 yrs

2

Rusty Daruwalla

Horn

Au 1996 - Su 1998

1 yrs

3

Rachel Brookes

Horn

Au 1997 - Au 1997

0 yrs

1

+ Trumpet

Margaret Penny

Horn

Sp 1998 - Su 2015

17 yrs

2

Janice Barker

Horn

Au 1999 - Su 2018

18 yrs

3

Brian Godfrey

Horn

Au 2005 - Sp 2008

2 yrs

2

Trumpet

Mike Boyle

Trumpet

Au 1994 - Su 1999

4 yrs

3

Stan Hartshorne

Trumpet

Su 1999 - Su 1999

0 yrs

1

Caroline Lewis

Trumpet

Au 2000 - Au 2000

0 yrs

1

Peter Chappell

Trumpet

Sp 2004 - Au 2008

4 yrs

3

Joe Smith

Trumpet

Au 2009 - Su 2018

8 yrs

3

James Ellis

Trumpet

Su 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

2

Simon Larter-Evans

Trumpet

Su 2013 - Sp 2015

1 yrs

3

Trombone

Eric Hearle

Trombone

Au 1994 - Su 1996

1 yrs

3

Geraldine Page

Trombone

Au 1999 - Sp 2013

13 yrs

2

Sue Withrington

Trombone

Au 1999 - Su 2009

9 yrs

3

Alan Jack

Trombone

Au 2004 - Su 2012

7 yrs

3

Vince Freeman

Trombone

Su 2013 - Su 2014

0 yrs

1

Tuba

Percussion

Dominic Vissers

Percussion

Sp 2013 - Su 2018

5 yrs

2

GUEST PLAYERS LISTED BY INSTRUMENT

 

Conductor

Violin 1

Byung Yung Hu

Violin 1

Au 1997 - Su 1998

0 yrs

3

Christopher John

Violin 1

Au 1997 - Su 2018

20 yrs

3

+ Violin 2

Ruby Bokenham

Violin 1

Su 1999 - Su 2009

9 yrs

1

Chris Spiers

Violin 1

Sp 2004 - Sp 2004

0 yrs

1

Monica Bond

Violin 1

Sp 2006 - Sp 2013

7 yrs

1

+ Viola

Felicity Ross

Violin 1

Su 2007 - Su 2018

11 yrs

1

Judy Paxton

Violin 1

Au 2008 - Sp 2012

3 yrs

2

Natasha Freedman

Violin 1

Sp 2011 - Su 2018

7 yrs

2

Anna Grayson

Violin 1

Su 2016 - Sp 2018

1 yrs

3

Janet Burr

Violin 1

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

Violin 2

Caroline Brookes

Violin 2

Su 1998 - Su 1998

0 yrs

1

Dan Hamm

Violin 2

Su 2000 - Su 2018

18 yrs

1

+ Viola

Jana Sims

Violin 2

Sp 2001 - Sp 2010

9 yrs

1

Maral Nasseri

Violin 2

Au 2009 - Au 2009

0 yrs

1

Michael Brewer

Violin 2

Au 2011 - Su 2015

3 yrs

3

Richard Allan

Violin 2

Sp 2013 - Su 2018

5 yrs

2

Viola

Ann Warren

Viola

Su 1996 - Sp 2017

20 yrs

3

+ Cello + Violin 1

Barry Wilson

Viola

Su 1999 - Su 1999

0 yrs

1

Anne Miller

Viola

Au 2003 - Au 2003

0 yrs

1

Jessica Wyatt

Viola

Au 2004 - Sp 2005

0 yrs

2

George Mitchell

Viola

Sp 2006 - Au 2010

4 yrs

3

Barbara Renew

Viola

Sp 2010 - Su 2018

8 yrs

2

Euan Reid

Viola

Sp 2011 - Su 2013

2 yrs

2

Rebecca Ng

Viola

Sp 2012 - Sp 2012

0 yrs

1

Rebecca Mallinson

Viola

Su 2012 - Su 2012

0 yrs

1

Jean Cangley

Viola

Au 2012 - Au 2012

0 yrs

1

Joan Child

Viola

Au 2013 - Au 2016

3 yrs

1

Susan Higgins

Viola

Au 2017 - Au 2017

0 yrs

1

Cello

Jillian Coton

Cello

Sp 1996 - Au 2010

14 yrs

3

Margaret Wilson

Cello

Su 1999 - Su 1999

0 yrs

1

Gina Eason

Cello

Au 2001 - Au 2001

0 yrs

1

Cathy Ellis

Cello

Su 2002 - Sp 2017

14 yrs

3

Susan Morris

Cello

Su 2007 - Su 2018

11 yrs

1

Karan Humphries

Cello

Au 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

1

Marguerite Pocock

Cello

Au 2013 - Au 2013

0 yrs

1

Toby Anderson

Cello

Au 2017 - Sp 2018

0 yrs

2

Bass

Annie Dennis

Bass

Sp 2000 - Su 2018

18 yrs

2

Anthony Ellis

Bass

Sp 2001 - Su 2002

1 yrs

2

+ Cello

Morag Patterson

Bass

Au 2002 - Au 2002

0 yrs

1

Clare Whitson

Bass

Su 2005 - Su 2005

0 yrs

1

Jane Healey

Bass

Sp 2007 - Sp 2007

0 yrs

1

Harp

Rosie von Spreckelsen

Harp

Su 2010 - Au 2010

0 yrs

2

Charlotte Ainsworth

Harp

Sp 2011 - Au 2011

0 yrs

3

Mary Ball

Harp

Sp 2011 - Sp 2013

1 yrs

1

Edward Ball

Harp

Su 2013 - Au 2013

0 yrs

2

+ Bass

James Ainsworth

Harp

Au 2013 - Au 2013

0 yrs

1

Flute

Patricia Carr

Flute

Sp 2000 - Su 2000

0 yrs

2

Oboe

Brian Baker

Oboe

Sp 1999 - Sp 2001

2 yrs

1

Felicity Hewett

Oboe

Su 2010 - Sp 2018

7 yrs

3

Clarinet

Bassoon

Horn

Phil Griggs

Horn

Su 2005 - Au 2009

4 yrs

2

Derryck Nasib

Horn

Sp 2011 - Au 2011

0 yrs

3

Jay Metcalf

Horn

Au 2015 - Su 2017

1 yrs

3

Catherine Jenkins

Horn

Sp 2016 - Sp 2016

0 yrs

1

Trumpet

Beryl McMillan

Trumpet

Sp 2010 - Su 2018

8 yrs

2

Trombone

David Pellatt

Trombone

Sp 2010 - Sp 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

Ron Barnes

Trombone

Su 2012 - Su 2017

4 yrs

1

Johanna Greenwood

Trombone

Au 2012 - Au 2012

0 yrs

1

John Wilson

Trombone

Su 2013 - Su 2013

0 yrs

1

Calvin Downey

Trombone

Sp 2015 - Su 2017

2 yrs

2

Gordon Faultless

Trombone

Au 2017 - Sp 2018

0 yrs

2

Tuba

Dan Ashwood

Tuba

Su 2013 - Su 2014

0 yrs

1

Helen Hereward

Tuba

Su 2015 - Au 2015

0 yrs

2

Roy Atkin

Tuba

Au 2015 - Au 2017

2 yrs

1

Percussion