Peter has been playing flute/piccolo with the LGSO since 2004 and has been on committee since 2005. He is responsible for the overall smooth running of the orchestra and the development of the group as a whole. Not wanting too much variation in life, in his day job he is Concerts & Tours Manager of the Gabrieli Consort & Players and is also Orchestra Manager of the Multi-Story Orchestra and the London Musical Theatre Orchestra. He can also regularly be found under the stages of various London theatres, playing a variety of woodwind instruments (with varying levels of success) in pit bands for musicals.
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Chris Doyle – Trombone
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Gary Clarke – Clarinet
Gary has been playing clarinet with the orchestra for over 10 years, joined the committee in 2009, and became Orchestra Manager in summer 2018. In his spare time he keeps busy working for a global media company.
Helen Cook – Violin
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Helen has played at the back of the second violins since 2004 and joined the committee five years later. She organises front of house and the volunteers for our concerts as well as administering our Friends scheme. Helen plays in the orchestra as an antidote to her more cerebral week-time pursuit of teaching Science to teenagers.
Govind Kharbanda – Violin
Govind joined the LGSO for their tenth anniversary in 2006 – and has never left! Since that time the violin section has almost trebled in size and Govind manages everything violin-related as well as typesetting the programme for each concert. He also is one of the orchestra trustees. In his day job he manages product development for an international music exams board; working on grades, diploma, digital products and content marketing.
Ed Price – Violin
Rachael Fletcher – Violin
Francis Yongblah – Violin
Francis has been in the orchestra since 2012. In 2014 he joined the committee. Francis has enjoyed organising charity fund raising at concerts which included raising over £200 for Great Ormond Street Hospital and £128 for Opening Doors London. He’s also been involved with organising flyering runs, finding venues for smaller impromptu concerts, sorting out T-shirts, arranging catering and communicating with external organisations. One thing that Francis always ensures is that he attends the socials, especially if there is wine!