Daniel Bangham | Managing Director of the highly regarded specialist music shop Wood, Wind & Reed and Reeds Direct Cambridge, has been making woodwind instruments since he was 21. Having been sidetracked by the burgeoning business of WW&R and RD, through instigating this new charity (Cambridge Woodwind Makers) and developing the workshop at Bury Farm he is keen to return to the making, sharing his skills far and wide.
Tim Cranmore | Started out training to be a biochemist but somewhere along the line jumped into recorder making! Luckily for us! He now custom makes perfected recorders from his workshop in Malvern and runs courses with Cambridge Woodwind Makers.
Robert Barclay, Richard Seraphinoff & Michael Münkwitz | Famous in the less-famous world of ‘Long trumpet’ making, this lively team have come on board to teach ‘Longl trumpet’ making courses with us.
Peter Worrell | Through working with both Howarths and Duncan Crawford, Peter has refined the art of woodwind instrument design with focus on mechanisms of oboes, clarinets and flutes. He now focuses on making entire flutes.
Derek Cornell | Consumate craftsman and oboe key maker.
Paul Windridge | Repairer and instrument maker.
Dr. Robert Bigio | Focussed on flutes, Robert is a flute maker, historian and author based in the UK. He was editor of the journal of the British Flute Society and author of Readings in the History of the Flute and Rudall, Rose & Carte: The Art of the Flute in Britain. Robert now also runs courses with Cambridge Woodwind Makers.
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