Charlie Woodhouse - Cello

Concert Programme


Johannes Brahms: Cello Sonata in E minor Op 38

Allegro non troppo

Allegretto quasi mennuetto


JS Bach: Allemande from Suite no. 1 in G

Franz Schubert: Allegretto in C minor


Edward Elgar: Salut d´Amour op.12

David Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody Op. 68

(the latter was performed by Cheku Kanneh-Mason, Young Musician of the Year 2016, at the Proms this summer).

Charlie Woodhouse is 16 years old and lives in St Albans where he attends Beaumont School. He has played the cello since the age of five, learning the Suzuki Method with Sara Bethge at St. Albans Music School. Since January 2016 he has been a student at the Junior Department of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where his teacher is Alfia Nakipbekova. Charlie also learns the piano with Jennifer Purvis in St Albans, and he is studying for A levels in Music, German and Psychology. In 2016, Charlie won the Secondary Schools Solo Strings category in the St. Albans Young Musician competition and he will perform as soloist in Elgar's Cello Concerto with the Oxford Studio Orchestra in February 2018.

Peter McMullin read Music at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. After graduating and finding no money available to fund a Dphil, he took a job with Blackwell's Music Shop and he has worked there ever since. Now a Printed Music Specialist, Peter has becoming internationally renowned as an authority on the printed music industry. As a musician he regularly accompanies a wide range of local performers for recitals, festivals and more recently as an examination coach and mentor, working largely with young musicians. He is in demand as a conductor, has performed as a singer with the New London Chamber Choir and sings with the University Church Choir. Other interests are jass and occasional flute playing in local orchestras.

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