Arwen Newbandstudied at Auckland University with Mary O’Brien and after winning a scholarship travelled to London where she studied with Emanuel Hurwitz. She has worked with various orchestras and performed concertos, among them those by Dvorak, Khachaturian, Beethoven, Brahms and Mozart. Most recently she has been performing chamber music, notably with the pianist Anna Le Hair and is a member of the newly formed Icknield Trio which had its debut concert at the Trunch festival in Norfolk. She also has a busy teaching practice.
Anna Le Hairstudied at Edinburgh University and the Royal College of Music. She enjoys a busy and varied career as a performer, accompanist and piano teacher. Engagements have included recitals, both solo and as chamber musician and accompanist, in many London venues and others around Britain and abroad, where Anna has played many of the best loved concertos. For her many forthcoming concerts and other professional information about Anna, see her website, www.annalehair.co.uk.