Stapleford Granary

Course description

Saturday 14 September:  13.00 -18.00 

Open to horn players, grade 5+ | £12.50

Tea & Coffee provided. 


with Simon de Souza, Derek Oldfield and Dean Foley.

Intermediate to advanced players are invited to join Simon de Souza & Dean Foley to form two large Horn ensembles,  working on music from both Simon’s and Dean's vast libraries. 


Professional players will be guided by Derek Oldfield playing music from the Tony Halstead Horn Ensemble Library.


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Simon de Souza is Professor of Horn at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and previously held specialist horn tutor positions at Junior Royal Academy of Music, Purcell School  and Radley College.  Current Tutor at Wells Cathedral School, 33 years.

Derek Oldfield has played with the Scottish National Orchestra and the Royal Shakespeare Company, composed for theatres around the world and has conducted extensively in Eastern Europe.  

Founder of Brentwood Horn Club, Dean Foley retired from professional playing in 2004 after an eclectic UK/ European career in orchestras and ensembles.  Dean is an experienced conductor and arranger of horn ensemble music and an orchestral conductor.