April 24th 2010 Concert £7 (£9)
The Cicestrian Wind Quintet
Alison Gall ~ bassoon
Sally Tidbury ~ flute
Suzie Shrubb ~ oboe
John Peskett ~ horn
Spencer Bundy ~ clarinet

Alison Gall gained a First Class Honours Degree in Music, was awarded the Wiley Prize for Academic Excellence and gained a Distinction at Masters Degree level. Alison has recently recorded for several films. She is a Senior Lecturer in Music at Chichester University.

Sally Tidbury studied music at Chichester University and graduated with honours in 2005. She went on to work for West Sussex Music Service as a peripatetic woodwind teacher. As well as teaching, Sally also conducts two flute ensembles in the local music centre.

Suzie Shrubb is an oboist living and working in the south coast of England. She has performed both as a soloist, in chamber ensembles and on film and broadcasts. Suzie also teaches the oboe and works at the University of Chichester as a tutor for the Chamber Orchestra and directing the Wind Band there.

John Peskett grew up in Felpham and was involved in all the local County Music Service Orchestras and Bands. He joined the Royal Air Force as a bandsman at the age of seventeen, and then studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama for four years, before enjoying a career as a freelance musician in London, working with top orchestras including the LSO, on various West End shows, and with all the major period instrument groups, including The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, English Concert, and the London Classical Players.

Spencer Bundy has worked with many bands and orchestras, both on cruise ships and on land. He started his playing career with The Royal Air Force. He has many TV and film performances to his credit, and has worked with various ensembles, including The Squadronnaires, the Nick Ross Orchestra and The Glenn Miller Orchestra. His passion is playing and working with Saxophone quartets. While taking part in a Jazz Festival, a tribute to Clark Terry, Spencer performed with Oscar Peterson.