The Ashford Creative Orchestra is an exciting opportunity for players from all musical backgrounds to explore music that spans a wide range of genres. With a different musical starting point to inspire each term, members can develop their ensemble skills as well as having the opportunity to create and arrange their own original music.
All instruments are welcome and all types of notation can be provided including tab.
The Ashford Creative Orchestra will be led by multi-instrumental tutor, workshop facilitator, performer and composer Lindsay Edmondson. Lindsay is classically trained on clarinet, flute and saxophone and has also studied Balkan and Klezmer music alongside jazz at the University of Kent. Lindsay performs professionally in bands from a range of styles including folk, reggae, jazz, cabaret, rock and classical and has performed at venues across the UK including Edinburgh Fringe festival, The Tabernacle Theatre London and the 100 Club Oxford Street London. Lindsay is a creative and enthusiastic teacher and believes passionately in the natural ability of anybody to learn given the right encouragement. Lindsay is also a songwriter and composer and has produced children’s musicals, music for animation, soundscape pieces as well as more traditional popular songs for bands and ensembles.