Lunchtime Concerts 11/04/2025



Friday, 11th April 2025


Elizabeth Kenwood    Oboe and Cor Anglais

Peter Reasbeck on the piano

Elizabeth Kenwood studied oboe at the Royal Academy of Music,Rotterdam Conservatorium & the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada.

She won many prizes & held scholarships from the Countess of Munster & Rotary International. Her oboe teachers included Evelyn Rothwell Barbirolli, Tess Miller & George Caird.

She has performed in  Canada, throughout Europe, toured South East Asia for the BritishCouncil, & has visited Ukraine six times to give recitals, teach inconservatoires & music schools & adjudicate for the Dmitro Byda International Woodwind Competition. She has performed throughout the UK for Music Societies & has performed a bass oboe recital at the International Double Reed Society Annual Conference.

She plays with orchestras as a free-lance player ( including the Sheffield Bach Choir )
and teaches woodwind with a double reed specialism in schools throughout West Yorkshire.

Last month she played the Strauss Oboe Concerto with the Leeds Haydn players.


Peter Reasbeck studied piano with Elsie Werren in Doncaster and
music at Doncaster Grammar School,  before reading classics
at Durham and theology at Cambridge. 

As a Methodist minister for over
40 years, he continued to develop his musical abilities and has
specialised in accompaniment for lieder & in playing the organ for
church services. In retirement he is active as an accompanist for vocal
& instrumental soloists & choirs. He has many interests including
gardening, bee-keeping and Leeds Rhinos. 

Since 2014, the Kenwood-Reasbeck Duo has given recitals in many
places, mainly in East ,West and South Yorkshire, including Wakefield
and Sheffield cathedrals, Rawdon Amnesty Series, Chester and
Southport. .

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