David Pyatt is Patron of Watford Philharmonic Society and a world renowned Horn player. David is Principle Horn for London Philharmonic Orchestra as well as a popular soloist, performing at the BBC Proms and Edinburgh Festival. He is Professor of Horn at the Guildford School of music and the National Youth Orchestra. David’s support is much welcomed to the WPS. Read more about David here.
Terry Edwards was Conductor and Chorus Master for Watford Philharmonic from 2006 to 2014 and is now the President of the Society. He gave a Q&A to the Watford Observer prior to his final concert in June 2015 in which he … Continued
Our Vice-President – Richard Baker OBE With sadness we have learned that Richard Baker has died, aged 93. Most will remember Richard as a consummate radio and TV broadcaster. He was the BBC news anchor man for many years and … Continued
Michael Cayton was appointed as conductor to Watford Philharmonic in September 2014, succeeding Terry Edwards who is now our President. Prior to that Michael was guest conductor for a performance of Britten’s War Requiem in March 2014. Michael has a truly … Continued
Jeanne Mann is looking forward to the 2015/16 season of concerts with the Watford Philharmonic Society. Her work as a freelance orchestral violinist (and sometime violist) takes Jeanne around the country playing for Choral Societies and orchestras of … Continued
Rosemary Venner has been the Society’s rehearsal pianist since 1995. Following studies at the Royal Academy of Music, Rosemary was a freelance accompanist and coach for several years before moving into office administration and accounts. She recently retired from business … Continued
The regular activities of the Society are managed by an elected committee acting on behalf of all members. Currently there are 9 committee posts, three of which are held by the Society’s officers – Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. We have … Continued