Conservatoire Folk Ensemble reveal album cover

Painted by The Conservatoire Folk Ensemble

The Conservatoire Folk Ensemble have revealed the cover of their forthcoming studio album (above).

Entitled Painted, the 10-track album is released 11 June 2017.

For more details, including track-listing and tour dates, see: Folk Ensemble Celebrate 20 Years.

George Hancorn (The Lowdown) talks to Joe Broughton (Cons Folk Ens) – April 2017

Getting the lowdown

Presenter George Hancorn from Made In Birmingham’s The Lowdown recently spoke to Joe Broughton about the formation of the ensemble and the challenges of working with such a large band.

See the full interview via The Lowdown’s online Catch Up channel.

Birmingham Conservatoire Folk Ensemble

The Conservatoire Folk Ensemble
Spring/ summer 2017 line-up

Adam Davison – Trumpet
Alex Chisnall – Saxophone
Alicia Hillman – Saxophone
Aria Trigas – Violin
Arjun Jethwa – Flute
Ben Weatherill – Percussion
Bobby Bark – Saxophone
Bogdan Suciu – Guitar
Bryn Davies – Double Bass
Daniel Blanco Albert – Trumpet
Ed Day – Percussion
Edwin Podolski – Violin
Eleanor Chapman – Viola
Emily Dore – Viola
Flora McNicoll – Cello
Fraser Birchenall Bari – Sax
Harry Thorpe – Accordion
Heather Duncanson – Violin
Helena Britten – Violin
Helena Bale – Flute
Isobel Matthews – Saxophone
James Wilson – Trombone
Joe Broughton – Violin
Joe Ockford – Guitar
Josh Dean – Sop Sax
Josh Wunderlich – Guitar
Jude Crofton – Bassoon
Julie Winch – Cello
Kaethe Uken – Clarinet
Katie Jenner – Clarinet
Louis Stanhope – Clarinet
Lufuno Ndou – Flute
Maarten Benschop – Guitar
Mabon Rhyd – Viola
Mae Edwards – Violin
Maria Suciu – Flute
Mark Dilley – Tuba
Matthew Price – Guitar
Natasha Davies – Flute
Nick Hart – Octave Mandola
Nicky Szabo – Cello
Ning Ning Ning-Li – Violin
Oliver Lin – Trumpet
Oliver Parker – Trumpet
Oliver Stanton – Flute
Paddy Lester-Rourke – Bass
Rachel Roberts – Violin
Rob Roberts – Trombone
Rosemary Wilkes – Voice
Rosie Tunley – Percussion
Sam Baldwin – Guitar
Samantha Oxborough – Euphonium
Seth Bye – Violin
Thomas Whitehead – Conga
Tom Chapman – Djembe
Tom Stoneman – Flugel
Tommy Hill – Oboe
Tsvetelina Likova – Harp
Victoria Groves – Cello

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