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Ashcombe Brass Ensemble Play On

Congratulations to members of the Ashcombe Brass Ensemble who with the help of technology have managed to carry on playing as a group from their own homes despite lockdown. The group have worked hard under the leadership of Ian Stott, to perform a piece by Giovanni Gabrieli. Not only is the musicianship impressive, involving Ashcombe pupils from Year 7 through to Upper Sixth, but it has been skillfully edited by Billy Murphy in the Upper Sixth, with 10 brass players playing in 10 different rooms.

This is a brilliant effort in terms of the music, use of technology and the desire to fundraise for the East Surrey Hospital COVID-19 appeal.

Click here to read more about the group and donate to East Surrey Hospital Appeal 

Click here to hear the group being interviewed on BBC Radio Surrey from 2.14. 

Well done to Billy Murphy and all members of the Brass Ensemble.