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John Davy

Jamie Thomas

Jocelyn Lightfoot

Marc Woodhurst

John Davy - Horn 1
John studied horn at Trinity College of Music and was awarded the Drapers scholarship to continue his studies for a Postgraduate Diploma. John is principal horn of the St Endellion Festival Orchestra conducted by Richard Hickox OBE, Emfeb Symphony Orchestra and St Pauls’ Sinfonia. He also performs with many other orchestras in this country and abroad. John is a member of the Marlowe brass ensemble whose debut CD is available on the record label Naxos, and the ensemble Liquid Architecture, resident ensemble of the Chelsea Schubert Festival. John has performed Strauss’ Horn Concerto No.1 with Junction 10 Symphony Orchestra and the Wolverhampton Symphony Orchestra with whom he has also performed Schumann’s famous Konzertstück four horns. The Emfeb resident composer, Owen Bourne, has composed a horn concerto for John titled ‘Shine’ which he premiered with Emfeb Symphony orchestra.
Jamie Thomas - Horn 2
Jamie freelances with a range of orchestras and chamber groups across the country. He was recently a member of the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s flagship apprenticeship scheme “Future Firsts”. Jamie also regularly performs with Dartington Festival Orchestra, Endellion Festival Orchestra, Arion Orchestra, and St Paul's Sinfonia. As a soloist Jamie has performed Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for four wind instruments, Concert Rondo and Horn Concerto No.4.
Jocelyn Lightfoot - Horn 3
Jocelyn began playing the horn at the age of five.  In 2000 she became a member of the National Youth orchestra, playing with conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle and Mark Elder.  For her sixth form education Jocelyn attended Chetham's School of music in Manchester and played Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1 with the Buxton Festival Orchestra.  In her final year of school Jocelyn was awarded a distinction for her dip ABRSM and won the Larsson wind prize along with other members from her wind quintet, The Buxton Ensemble.  Since September 2003 Jocelyn has been attending the Royal Academy of Music, playing principle horn in the Concert, Symphony and Opera Orchestras in performances including The Magic Flute, conducted by Sir Colin Davis. For a concert dedicated to the horn player, Ifor James, Jocelyn played the Gregson Horn Concerto with the Royal Academy Symphonic Brass. 

She regularly plays chamber music and has performed with London Winds in the BBC proms, Aldeburgh festival, the Wigmore Hall and recently travelled to Hong Kong for a performance of Mozart Gran Partita.  She has also played in the Lancashire Sinfonietta (second horn), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (3rd horn and bumper), Scottish Chamber Orchestra (principle and 3rd horn), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (2nd horn) and session orchestras for such films as ‘Brothers Grimm’ ‘V for Vendetta’ and ‘Miss Potter.  Jocelyn also plays the baroque horn and performed in the debut concert of the European Brandenburg Ensemble with Trevor Pinnock in the Lake District Summer Music Festival. 
In 2004 Jocelyn was awarded the Dennis Brain Prize for Horn and is currently a Leverhulme Orchestral Fellow in her final year at the Royal Academy of Music.

Marc Woodhurst - Horn 4
Marc is a graduate of Leeds University and postgraduate of the Franz Liszt Hochschule in Weimar, Germany and is a busy freelance player in London and the South-East. Marc has recently graduated with a Masters Degree (MMus) from Trinity College of Music and played principal horn for British Youth Opera's 2002 and 2003 seasons at the South Bank. Whilst in Germany he recorded brass chamber music for MDR radio and ZDF television and as a soloist he has twice been invited to perform Britten’s Serenade.