Shrewsbury School

Pro Corda Chamber Music Festival finalists

Monday 17 March 2014

Shrewsbury’s Senior Saxophone Quartet have been chosen to perform in the finals of the prestigious Pro Corda Chamber Music Festival for Schools on Sunday 23rd March at the Birmingham Conservatoire.

They were one of four chamber music groups from the School who won through to the semi-finals of the competition, which took place at Shrewsbury on Wednesday 12th March.

The quartet comprises Henry Newbould (Ch V), Alexander Bird (S LVI), Ben Sansom (PH V) and Henry Kennedy (I UVI) and they will be performing An American in Paris by George Gershwin.

Twenty-seven groups will be taking part in the Finals on Sunday and a selection of them will be invited to perform in the Champions Concert at the Royal Academy on 25th April.

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