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.
The gallery below features some of the fliers that our members have designed for us to promote our concerts.
Saturday 25 November 2017
The Bloomsbury Woodwind Ensemble will pay tribute to the buzzing capital of the Czech Republic, Prague. This will be a charity concert in aid of St Joseph's Hospice in Hackney.
Saturday 5 August 2017
BWE contributed a bandstand performance to the grand family day out in Victoria park.
Tuesday 4 July 2017
An exciting day for BWE. We have had our first rehearsal of 'Slavonika!' which we commissioned Philip Sparke to compose for BWE's November 17 concert.
Saturday 24 June 2017
The Bloomsbury Band performed at an open-air charity concert in Ryde on the Isle of Wight.