Where are you now? Most of the entries below are from the 2007 Gala Concert Programme. If you were in the LYSO / LSSO and would like to be added (or you're already listed and want it updated) then you can add/change details using this link.
Who? Years Instr. Since you left? Sarah Bailey 2003-10 Trombone Client Executive- Marsh Ltd Peter Meredith 1973-79 Cello Optometrist. Waving the flag for independent opticians in Herefordshire and Shropshire. Never stopped playing, writing, recording music but sometimes the day job gets in the way. - eml: leomopt at hotmail.com Ros Butler 1978-86 Cello Wing Commander Ros Lea. During her distinguished career in the RAF, Ros lost her 2 year battle with cancer on 18th July, 2014. She always remembered the brilliant times on tour with the LSSO, and laughed about them with brother Ric right up to her final days. Richard Butler 1981-89 - Head of Performing Arts & Primary Liaison Leader, Ulverston Victoria High School Sarah Brandwood-Spencer 1984-91 Violin Freelance musician (formerly Halle orchestra) Andy Toms 1990-94 Trombone Mental health nurse Beverley Harrison (née Mizon) 1989-92 Violin (Leader) Lead Teacher of Music for Lancashire. Head of Music - Holy Cross Catholic High School, Chorley Maartin Allcock 1972-75 Dbl. Bass Record producer/session musician/ multi-intrumentalist. “I have toured the world with Jethro Tull and Fairport Convention, recorded on over 200 albums as a session man, produced more than 30 albums, tour regularly in Italy and the UK and cherish my time in the LSSO.”  More at www.maartinallcock.com Louise Logan (née Simpson) 1979-87 Fr. Horn Music teacher - eml: saralouiselogan at yahoo.com Ben Millest 2005-07 Tuba Brass tutor at Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. Anne Oxley (née Rothwell) 1983-87 Clarinet Mining industry: Technical Director (board member) of a nickel mining company and metallurgist. Kay Bailey (née McClure) 1984-90 Trumpet Product Management Vodafone Hannah Birch 1984-87 Cello Freelance musician and cello teacher, London Louise Simpson 1981-87 Fr. Horn Music Teacher - Scotland Peter  Mitchell 1994-2000 violin Head of Music - St Mary's Catholic College Gillian Blanchard (née Adlington) 1971-79 - General Practitioner Andrew Sloan 1989-94 - Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon Madeleine Benson (née Whitehouse) 2001-04 - Audiologist in the Scottish borders. Married Richard Benson 6 years after meeting each other through the orchestra. Fiona Weaver (née Scott) 1991-96 - Freelance Opera Singer (professional name Fiona Scott) Julia Hargreaves 1984-89 - Climate Scientist in Yokohama, Japan Lawrence Yates 1970-72? - Was principal horn when LSSO [now LYSO] was founded. Now: Director Bury Music Service Sonja Beacham Late 70's - Played in LSTO [now LSSO]. Now: Psychotherapist/Counsellor in Nottingham Catherine Young - - Leader of the LSTO and went on tour with the LSSO to the Czech Republic and Slovikia and to Tuscany the year after. Happy times. Now working as a Management Accountant in Preston John Gornall 1980-85 - Music Teacher / Director of Performing Arts David Shipstone 1981-84 - Consultant Urological Surgeon - eml: d.shipstone at virgin.net Jonathan Shipstone 1982-84 - PGA Golf Professional Mark Barnes 1986-90 - General Manager - Logistics. Currently plays with the Lancashire Chamber Orchestra, Bolton Symphony Orchestra and Burnley Municipal Symphony Orchestra. Anna Ambrose (née Blinkhorn) 1994-2000 (Leader 99/00) - Assistant Marketing Manager, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Gregory Ellis - - Director Vanburgh String Quartet Martin Andrew - - Royal Marines Band Alex Arkwright - - Head of Brass and Percussion, Marlborough College David Aspin - - Freelance Musician Stephen Bell - - BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Amanda Clark - - Freelance Musician Daniel Chandler - - Freelance Musician and adjudicator Rachel Clegg - - Freelance Musician Jackie Fallows - - Freelance Musician Stuart Grills - - Lancs CC Music Service: Marketing Manager, Area Manager (East Region), County Ensembles Manager, ICT Manager and Musical Director of Lancashire Youth Jazz Orchestra (LYJO) Jacqueline Hartley - - Leader of City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Jonathan Hartley - - Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Timothy Jackson - - Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Edward Hoyle - - Senior Instrument Teacher Lancs. and Musical Director of Lancashire Youth Concert Band (LYCB) Alex Johnson - - Hallé Orchestra Edward Longstaffe - - Purcell School Zoe Kitston - - Freelance Musician David Shutter - - Teacher and Musical Director, Tintwistle Brass Band Peter Shutter - - Madrid Symphony Orchestra Dierdre Ward - - Teacher - Chetham's School of Music and Royal Northern Junior School Rosie Wills - - Teacher and Freelance Musician, Isle of Man Catherine Earnshaw - - Freelance Musician living in Scotland John Haythornwaite - - Teaching Voice in London and member of Tenors Incognito Fiona Scott - - Understudy with British Youth Opera in London Gill Fourie - - Voice Coach and Music Teacher Peter Sparks - - Freelance Musician Catherine Sparks - - Advertising Manager Lesley Turner - - Administrator, Bridgewater Hall Tom Oldham - - Consultant Anaesthetist Elliot Longworth - - GP Edinburgh Richard Snape - - Engineer Aidan Snape - - Engineer Alison Snape - - Physiotherapist Helen Smith - - GP York Ruth Longmaid - - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Ruth Dyer - - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Sarah Woods - - Chiropractor Glasgow
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