Grace Harman, Isabel Thompson (trumpets) and Yidong Lin (piano)
Scherzo No10 Oskar Bohm
I Know Him So Well, from Chess Andersson and Bjorn arr. Grace Harman
Selections from 12 Marches Heroiques Georg Philipp Telemann
Andante et Allegro Guillaume Balay
Sailors Konstantin Vilboa
The Prayer Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion arr. Grace Harman
Song of the Night Sky Christopher Bond
The Lazy Trumpeter Edrich Siebert
The Wanderers Anton Antonovich Derfelt
Jealousy Jacob Gade arr. Grace Harman
Grace Harman aged 20, is currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music under the tuition of Gareth Small, Thomas Osborne and Murray Grieg. She has performed with the Suffolk Youth Orchestra in the UK and abroad. She is a regular freelancer, performing in orchestras and bands, as well as conducting and leading ensembles. She has performed at Ronnie Scot’s Jazz Club and is a part of British Youth Music Theatre’s Musician Pool. Grace had an 8-week segment on BBC Radio Suffolk documenting life as a music student. She created her own radio show in 2021, named ‘Homeward Harmonies’, on IO Radio. Her performances appeared on Sky News, Sky Sports, BBC4 and Good Morning Britain. Her recording of The Last Post for VE Day 2020 also reached worldwide press. In 2020, Grace collaborated with the composer Maurice Davies to create a new solo work for the trumpet, called “The Jet Set”. In May 2021, Grace became a Benedetti Foundation Ambassador.
Isabel Thompson is a 21-year-old trumpet player from York, currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music under the tutelage of Gareth Small and Murray Greig. She has performed with the Opera North Youth Orchestra, Elland Silver Brass Band and North Yorkshire Country Youth Ensembles. Isabel was a member of North Yorkshire County Youth Ensembles playing trumpet, cornet and flugelhorn, and of the Brass Ensemble, the County Big Band, and County Orchestra. She has toured Italy, Belgium and France with the Big Band and Brass Ensemble. Isabel has performed in chamber ensembles, with her trumpet quartet “Laiton”, with the college Brass Band, at the RNCM Festival of Brass, and more recently, with the Band of the HM Royal Marines Scotland. At present, Isabel is currently participating in the RNCM Brass Engage project, which brings student ensembles and local brass bands together. In Summer 2022 Isabel joined the Elland Silver Brass Band on Solo Cornet, a Yorkshire-based Championship Section Brass Band.
Yidong Lin is a young pianist from Canton, China, and currently a PhD student in Musicology at the University of Manchester. He won the first prize of individual music all-round award from the Ministry of Education of China in 2018 and graduated with First Class Honours from the University of Melbourne in 2021 to further his development as a wonderful musician. He has participated in more than 150 concerts, including 6 solo concerts, which gives him a wealth of performance and accompaniment experience.