Leader: Jon Henderson
Born in 1968. Educated at Wolverhampton Grammar School. First public performance 1979 Wolverhampton Civic Hall. As a member of Wolverhampton Youth Orchestra toured France, Belgium, Holland, Germany & Yugoslavia. Performed at the Barbican Centre London with the Merchant Tailors Orchestra. Gained degree in Creative Arts from Crewe & Alsager College and then became a peripatetic string teacher working full-time in Cheshire schools and freelance Violin / Viola player.
Founder member of the Liadon Ensemble (formed 1990), a contemporary music group whose music has been widely used by dance and theatre companies - released 2 albums. Recently recorded a CD of music for electric violin and another CD of music for electric violin and guitar with guitarist Gary Hickey. Also a member of "Sine Nomine" International Touring Choir, last year sang in the prestigious Vaison La Romaine Choral festival - France. Recently became co-conductor of South Cheshire Youth Choir.