Bethan, Sarah, and
Rachel met whilst studying at the Royal Northern College of
Music and are enjoying busy freelance careers throughout the
country. Several years ago they decided to enhance their work by
forming the Manchester Reed Trio. The ensemble comprises of oboe
(Bethan), clarinet (Rachel) and bassoon (Sarah). The flexibility
of the instrumentation leads to a varied and sonorous sound
world, for which a vast array of repertoire has been written.
The group also have a large number of arrangements, creating
diversity and choice in their performances.
As a group the
trio work in many varied situations including recitals,
educational and background music. Manchester Reed Trio has
recently begun developing their interest in the field of music