Graham Lyons founds the London School of Pharmacy Flute & Clarinet Choir which evolves into the Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble.
Shea Lolin appointed as music director.
The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble gives the world première of their first commissioned work, The Zoo Keeper by Ruth Young, as part of the Newham Music Month festival.
Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble gives the world première of Twisted Skyscape by Christopher Hussey at the Riverside Studios, London as part of the adopt-a-composer scheme.
David Morris, appointed as music director for a new ensemble.
Committee of the Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble founds BWE2, a flute & clarinet choir.
Bloomsbury Music Group forms and is registered as a charity.
Celebratory concert of the Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble and BWE2 held at St. John’s, Smith Square with the world première of Journey Through Time by Alan Bullard
Bloomsbury Music Group concert held at LSO St Luke’s with the world première of Postcards by Jeffery Wilson.
BWE2 moves to Lumen for rehearsals and is renamed the Bloomsbury Band of flutes and clarinets.
The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble performs Lux Aeterna composed by Shea Lolin to mark his ten years as music director.
Two successful concerts in November and December continue the longstanding tradition of raising money for charity. The group contributes just under £1000 to Nordoff Robbins, Childline and other charities.
BWE performs Sinfonia Aqua. This new work commissioned from Martin Ellerby was enjoyed by a record audience of just under 200 people. Bass clarinet player and Band member, Carl Upsall contributes an original composition as well arrangements for the Bloomsbury Band concerts.
BWE gives the première of Slavonika!. A new work commissioned from Philip Sparke.
Two successful concerts in November and December continue the longstanding tradition of raising money for charity. The group contributes just under £1000 to St Joseph's Hospice in Hackney and toUNICEF.
The gallery below features some of the fliers that our members have designed for us to promote our concerts.
Saturday 24 November
BWE will journey into space with a varied programme that will feature the première of a BWE commissionby Christopher Hussey.
Saturday 1 December 2018
The Bloomsbury Band will perform a selection of pieces celebrating nature and the countryside.
Sunday 1 July 2018
BWE entertained a samily audience relaxing in deck chairs provided by the wonderful Friends of the Park.
Saturday 23 June 2018
The Bloomsbury Band entertained participants in the Beckenham Place flower and dog show.
Saturday 9 June
It has become a tradition for the Bloiomsbury Band to perform annually at a charity event on the Isle of Wight. This year's perfiormance was as successful as ever.
Saturday 12 May 2018
BWE performed a dramatic, concert of Russian scores with Sarah Markham as the soloist in Glazunov’s enthralling Saxophone Concerto.